The Pascua Yaqui were one of three tribes – along with the Tulalip of Washington and the Umatilla of Oregon – that tested the tribal prosecutions under the Violence Against Women Act before it became available to all tribes this year.Read More »
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Arizona Department of Corrections employees are getting arrested or cited at an average of 11 per month, mostly for drunken driving and domestic violence.Read More »
A former state senator who resigned in January over a domestic violence incident involving his ex-girlfriend has filed a lawsuit against Phoenix.Read More »
Former Rep. Daniel Patterson said he wants an apology from House members who forced him to resign from the Legislature now that a Tucson City Court judge has found him not guilty on all three charges of domestic violence.Read More »
A judge in Tucson on Wednesday acquitted a former state lawmaker of misdemeanor domestic violence charges just months after he resigned because a House panel recommended his expulsion for ethics lapses.Read More »
Insisting he was the “victim” and not the perpetrator of domestic violence, former Sen. Scott Bundgaard lashed out at the city of Phoenix, its police department and the chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee, claiming they colluded to destroy him.Read More »
A former state legislator who resigned in January over a domestic violence incident involving his ex-girlfriend filed a $10 million notice of claim Friday against Phoenix police and city officials. Scott Bundgaard stepped down before he had to testify to a Senate Ethics Committee on whether he should be disciplined for the February 2011 incident.Read More »
Following the damning news that the House Ethics Committee formally recommended his expulsion, Tucson lawmaker Rep. Daniel Patterson resigned his seat today, before the full House could take a vote on the motion to expel him.
With no fanfare, House Speaker Andy Tobin announced that he accepted Patterson’s resignation.
Rep. Daniel Patterson, the Tucson lawmaker facing ethics charges and possible expulsion from the House of Representatives, today maintained his innocence and said a scathing ethics report against him was politically motivated.Read More »
State Rep. Daniel Patterson says he will file a detailed response to a report in which investigators are recommending he be expelled from the Legislature.Read More »