Senators say Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard's plea to keep his leadership post included saying that more information will come out regarding an alleged domestic violence incident, including that his ex-girlfriend handled a gun in his car at one point during the altercation.Read More »
Scott Bundgaard remains majority leader of the Arizona Senate after a closed caucus of Republicans met amid controversy over his involvement in an alleged domestic violence incident.
Meanwhile, Sen. Ron Gould, the Ethics Committee chairman, is still mulling the mechanics of a potential Ethics Committee hearing into the incident.
The Arizona Senate Ethics Committee's chairman says he's willing to have a hearing on Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard but doesn't want to do anything that could taint any possible future criminal proceedings.Read More »
Gould had harsh words for Bundgaard today as he called for the senator to step down from his leadership post.Read More »
The state Senate's majority leader refused to resign from the Legislature on Monday as he drew bipartisan criticism over a roadside altercation with a woman who was his girlfriend at the time.Read More »
Several Democratic senators are calling on Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard to resign from the Legislature because of an alleged domestic violence incident, and for an ethics investigation if he doesn't.
Sen. Ron Gould, who chairs the Senate Ethics Committee, wants Bundgaard to at least resign his leadership post.
A police report released March 2 concerning the roadside scuffle between Arizona Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard and his then-girlfriend says the woman accused Bundgaard of hitting her twice in the chest, throwing her cell phone out the driver’s side window and threatening to abandon her on the freeway.Read More »
An Arizona legislator is apologizing for a domestic violence incident involving a now-former girlfriend.Read More »
The state's longest-serving sitting court judge has been reappointed to the bench in Glendale.Read More »
Domestic violence affects women of every country, culture and income level, and victims are often reluctant to seek help for a variety of reasons.
When a woman is in the U.S. illegally, however, she will be even more reluctant to come forward, law enforcement officials and victims’ advocates say. Undocumented immigrants as a group fear dealing with police, and some abusers use that fear as a lever, threatening to turn in their victims and separate them from children through deportation.