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Tag Archives: Arizona House

Mesnard has privilege in talks with Ugenti-Rita

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled on November 18 that Sen. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, has legislative privilege and doesn’t have to answer questions about conversations he had with Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita, R-Scottsdale, while he was speaker of the House and the expulsion of then-Rep. Don Shooter was pending. 

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Nutt resigns LD14 House seat (access required)

Rep. Becky Nutt (R-Clifton)

Rep. Becky Nutt is stepping down effective Monday.  “It has been my great honor to serve with you, sir, and to be part of your leadership team these past three years. My best regards to you,” Nutt, R-Pearce, wrote in ...

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D.C. statehood a racial, voting rights issue

When our State Senate considers D.C. statehood, they should treat this issue as a necessary and substantive pro-democracy reform rather than giving it the cursory and partisan treatment that the House did. If this issue comes up in the U.S. Senate, I hope Sens.Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly will recognize D.C. statehood for the racial justice and voting rights issue that it is.

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