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Jun 28, 2023

Pinal County elections director quits, says she wasn’t protected

The elections director of Pinal County has resigned after less than a year in the job, saying county supervisors had tried to politicize elections in the small jurisdiction east of Phoenix.

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May 26, 2023

Hobbs’ top aide resigns, Campbell floated as potential chief of staff 

Gov. Katie Hobbs’ chief of staff Allie Bones resigned on Thursday, the highest-profile departure from a gubernatorial administration that’s already seen some turnover in key positions.

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Nov 15, 2022

Magnus out as Customs and Border Protection head after less than year

Former Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus resigned as head of Customs and Border Protection over the weekend, reportedly forced out after a tumultuous year that saw record-shattering numbers of migrants stopped at the southern border.

Mar 21, 2022

Prosecutor in Phoenix quits amid criticism of performance

The top county prosecutor in metro Phoenix has announced she is resigning from the elected post amid criticism of her performance, including the dismissal of 180 misdemeanor cases because charges were not filed before the statute of limitation expired.

Sep 8, 2021

Rep. Roberts resigns, cites family reasons

Rep. Bret Roberts is resigning as of Sept. 30.

Aug 10, 2021

Navarrete resigns

Tony Navarrete, who represented west Phoenix in Legislative District 30, sent Senate president Karen Fann, Minority Leader Rebecca Rios and Democratic Chief of Staff Jeff Winkler a one-sentence email just after 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Apr 1, 2019

The Breakdown: The end

After nearly a year of resisting calls for his resignation, David Stringer has left the House of Representatives. Who will take his place?

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Mar 27, 2019

Stringer goes to court to stop expulsion

Rep. David Stringer’s attorney is seeking a temporary restraining order in anticipation of an attempt to expel him for not cooperating with a House Ethics Committee subpoena.

Feb 2, 2018

Former ADOA director Brown resigned over clashes with new Ducey aide

The head of the Arizona Department of Administration quit his job because he was clashing with a new hire in Gov. Doug Ducey’s office, according to emails obtained through a public records request.

Jan 22, 2018

State operations chief abruptly resigns

Craig Brown, head of the Arizona Department of Administration, sent in his resignation letter to Gov. Doug Ducey today.

Dec 15, 2017

Political experts ponder Franks endorsement – boost or baggage?

After resigning amid scandal, Trent Franks called on Sen. Steve Montenegro to run for his 8th Congressional District, a call the state senator embraced wholeheartedly in announcing his candidacy.

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., takes his seat before the start of a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, on Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Franks says in a statement that he never physically intimidated, coerced or attempted to have any sexual contact with any member of his congressional staff. Instead, he says, the dispute resulted from a discussion of surrogacy. Franks and his wife have 3-year-old twins who were conceived through surrogacy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Dec 8, 2017

Trent Franks announces he is resigning immediately after wife is admitted to hospital

Franks said in a written statement his wife became ill Friday and he decided the best thing for his family would be for his resignation to become effective immediately.