Senate Majority Leader Andy Biggs on Tuesday summarily dismissed the counter-complaint that Sen. Scott Bundgaard, R-Peoria, filed against three members of the ethics committee. “I have reviewed your complaint,” Biggs wrote in a letter to Bundgaard. “... I find that the allegations do not constitute conduct that is unethical under the rules. Therefore, the complaint is dismissed.”Read More »
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A lawsuit challenging a woman's candidacy in the Nov. 8 recall election of Senate President Russell Pearce may be in jeopardy because some ballots have been mailed to voters, an attorney said Monday.Read More »
An East Valley resident today accused Republican Olivia Cortes of being part of a “cynical ploy” to dilute the vote against Senate President Russell Pearce, who is facing a Nov. 8 recall election. In her complaint filed in Maricopa County Superior Court, Mary Lou Boettcher alleges that Cortes is a Pearce supporter and called her a “fraudulent and diversionary candidate.”Read More »
CHANDLER — Redistricting commission members clashed Thursday across party lines over whether they're heeding constitutional criteria for drawing new congressional and redistricting maps for Arizona to use in the coming decade.Read More »
The latest twist in the saga involving Sen. Scott Bundgaard compelled three members from the Senate Ethics Committee today to recuse themselves from the panel. But Bundgaard is not getting what he ultimately wants: The trio barred from investigating his February freeway fight with his ex-girlfriend.Read More »
A plan to revitalize the U.S. economy put forward by liberal groups would create jobs in Arizona and help the poor move to the middle class, a Democratic state lawmaker said Wednesday. “The American dream is for any American, no matter where they start in life, to be able to accomplish their full goals,” said Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix.Read More »
Sen. Scott Bundgaard, who is facing an ethics investigation, has resubmitted a complaint alleging that three members of the Senate Ethics Committee have already prejudged him and should be barred from hearing his case.Read More »
A Mesa Democrat is alleging that one of the candidates in the recall election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce is a sham candidate and is committing election fraud.Read More »
Senate President Russell Pearce today denied a request by a lawyer for Sen. Scott Bundgaard to remove three members of the ethics committee from hearing a complaint involving the Peoria Republican’s February domestic violence incident.Read More »
A panel of senators investigating allegations that Sen. Scott Bundgaard breached Senate ethics rules will meet on Sept. 20 to settle some key questions about how exactly to conduct the public trial.Read More »