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 »
The Senate Ethics Committee, which is considering a complaint against Sen. Scott Bundgaard, will meet on Tuesday to decide whether to hold a full-blown inquiry.Read More »
The state’s highest court will hear a challenge to the recall election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
Democratic Sen. Steve Gallardo today filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Scott Bundgaard, asking for a full-blown investigation into the February fight the Peoria Republican had with his ex-girlfriend alongside a Valley freeway.Read More »
Following the arrest of two U.S. citizens accused of starting the largest wildfire in Arizona history, Sen. Steve Gallardo demanded that U.S. Sen. John McCain apologize for comments he made that some wildfires in the state were started by illegal immigrants.Read More »
Sen. Steve Gallardo, a Phoenix Democrat, is preparing an ethics complaint against Republican Sen. Scott Bundgaard, who avoided a criminal trial last week involving his roadside scuffle with his ex-girlfriend.
Gallardo told the Arizona Capitol Times last week he was seriously considering filing the complaint, but said he now anticipates he will have it finished by the end of the week.
In a move that reinforces the rise of the conservative wing of the Republican caucus, Senate President Russell Pearce today appointed a freshman lawmaker with Tea Party roots to head the influential Senate Appropriations Committee.Read More »
Republican Jerry Lewis, who is challenging Senate President Russell Pearce in a recall election, turned in his nominating petitions today, a move that would allow him to officially be on the Nov. 8 ballot.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori filed an exploratory committee for a possible congressional run, saying it would be too late to mount a viable campaign if he waited for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to announce her political future.Read More »