Tempe Democrats will choose three possible replacements Thursday for state Rep. Ben Arredondo, who resigned last week after pleading guilty to two felony counts of fraud stemming from an FBI investigation.Read More »
Not since the AzScam scandal in 1991 have so many Arizona lawmakers left office amid criminal allegations in a single year.
The current scandals could cast a cloud over the state’s general election. Lawmakers who leave in disgrace tend to discourage cynical voters from going to the polls, pollsters and players from the AzScam bribery scandal said.
Rep. Ben Arredondo resigned from the House today after pleading guilty in a federal court Friday to two felony counts of fraud.Read More »
Rep. Ben Arredondo, a Tempe Democrat, faces a sentence ranging from probation to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty this morning to two felony counts related to federal charges stemming from a public corruption indictment.Read More »
Rep. Ben Arredondo, a Tempe Democrat, is scheduled to plead guilty Friday to federal charges stemming from a public corruption indictment.Read More »
A federal judge has turned down a request by state Rep. Ben Arredondo's lawyers for more information about alleged acts forming the basis for corruption charges against the Tempe Democrat.Read More »
The start of an Arizona legislator's trial on federal criminal charges is being postponed again to give his defense time to prepare.Read More »
A judge is ordering federal prosecutors to address unanswered questions about what exactly is alleged in corruption charges against an Arizona legislator.Read More »
Rep. Ben Arredondo spent $15,000 of his legislative campaign money on a criminal defense attorney about six weeks before a grand jury indicted him on accusations he took bribes, according to recently filed finance reports.Read More »
Federal prosecutors are objecting to a request that they be ordered to spell out alleged acts forming the basis for corruption charges against an Arizona legislator.Read More »