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Jim Weiers

Nov 30, 2018

Facing slim majority, House Republicans beef up key committees

House Republicans have stacked the legislative system in their favor even now when Democrats hold nearly half the seats in the chamber.

Former legislative staffer John Mills indicted on wire fraud charges
Nov 1, 2013

Judge overturns most counts in $128,000 fraud case against former legislative staffer

A federal judge today overturned jury convictions on eight of nine counts of wire fraud for a former legislative staffer who had admitted in court that he took about $128,000 in campaign funds from former Speaker Jim Weiers.

Former legislative staffer John Mills indicted on wire fraud charges
Jul 24, 2013

Former legislative aide Mills found guilty in wire fraud case

A federal jury found former legislative aide John Mills guilty of nine counts of wire fraud late Tuesday in connection with siphoning off $128,000 from former Speaker Jim Weiers’ 2008 campaign fund for personal use.

Dec 28, 2012

Top quotes of 2012

This year's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.

Oct 5, 2012

Former legislative staffer indicted on federal wire fraud charges; accused of stealing $131,000

A federal grand jury has returned a third indictment this year involving the Arizona Legislature as a former staffer was charged Sept. 25 with 15 counts of wire fraud for allegedly stealing from former House Speaker Jim Weiers’ campaign account.

Former legislative staffer John Mills indicted on wire fraud charges
Oct 3, 2012

Former House staff member pleads not guilty to wire fraud charges

A former House staff member accused of stealing from former Speaker Jim Weiers’ campaign funds pleaded not guilty today in U.S. District Court.

Former legislative staffer John Mills indicted on wire fraud charges
Sep 28, 2012

Former legislative staffer indicted on wire fraud charges

A federal grand jury has returned a third indictment this year involving the Arizona Legislature as a former staffer was charged Sept. 25 with 15 counts of wire fraud for allegedly stealing from former House Speaker Jim Weiers’ campaign account.

Apr 5, 2012

GOP lawmakers raise voting rights concerns with DOJ

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice, two Republican lawmakers said the congressional and legislative maps approved by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission fall short in protecting minority voting strength.

Nov 3, 2010

2011 Arizona Legislature

A full list of the 50th Legislature membership

Nov 3, 2010

Yee, Weiers keep GOP in control in swing district

Republicans Kimberly Yee and Rep. Jim Weiers were victorious in the House Legislative District 10 race, keeping both seats in GOP control.

Aug 24, 2010

Weiers, Yee oust Quelland in LD10 House

The Democrats won’t have ousted lawmaker Doug Quelland to kick around in the Legislative District 10 House race in November. Republicans considered Quelland, who ran with public funding after being expelled from office for violating Clean Elections laws, to be a weak candidate in a district that has seen a Democratic surge in recent years. […]

Aug 20, 2010

Weiers, Yee team up to block Quelland in District 10

One of the House seats in Legislative District 10 has become the center of attention and drama in the GOP primary – Republicans want to protect it, ousted former lawmaker Doug Quelland wants it back and rising star Kimberly Yee wants to keep it.