Senate Ethics Committee

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Jan 12, 2023

Senators mull penalizing absent state officials  

Senators are considering legislation that would tighten absence rules for several state entities, including the Legislature.  

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Aug 30, 2022

Finchem, Kern, Gosar ordered to pay legal fees of Democratic foe

Three Republican lawmakers must pay the legal fees of a Democratic foe after filing what a judge called a meritless lawsuit against her.

May 25, 2022

Ethics probe of Rogers’ social media posts underway

The Senate Ethics Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to investigate an inflammatory comment Sen. Wendy Rogers, R-Flagstaff, posted on social media about a May 14 shooting that left 10 dead in Buffalo.  

May 19, 2022

Sustained absence leads to Senate ethics complaint

Sen. T.J. Shope, R-Coolidge, is fed up with another Senator who has been absent for the majority of this legislative session and will show it with an ethics complaint.

Mar 2, 2021

Ethics panel dismisses complaint against Rogers

A Senate panel voted along party lines Tuesday to dismiss an ethics complaint against a freshman Republican senator accused of mistreating her former assistant.

Mar 1, 2021

Report on Rogers’ alleged ethics violations draws no conclusions

A Senate panel could decide as early as tomorrow whether a vocal freshman senator violated ethics rules by mistreating her former assistant.

Feb 22, 2021

Senate ethics chairs tosses Finchem’s complaint

It doesn't look like Rep. Mark Finchem will get an investigation into the conduct of Democratic lawmakers who asked the FBI to investigate him.

Feb 1, 2021

Rogers claims accusations against her false

A state senator accused of workplace harassment said Monday that a complaint filed against her isn’t true, and it wouldn’t violate Senate rules even if it were.

Feb 18, 2020

Group booted from legislative panel files ethics complaint

Protesters escorted out of a Senate hearing last week announced on Tuesday they will be filing an ethics complaint against the committee chair who ordered their removal.

Mar 28, 2018

Sen. Miranda cleared in probe of signature gathering

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office will not pursue criminal charges related to alleged petition signature fraud against Sen. Catherine Miranda, according to a letter from Assistant Attorney General Todd Lawson.

In this May 9, 1990, file photo, savings and loan financier Charles H. Keating Jr., appears at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington. Keating, the financier who was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90. A person with direct knowledge of the death confirmed that Keating died but didn't provide further details. The person wasn't authorized to release the information and spoke on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)
Apr 2, 2014

Savings & loan scandal figure Charles Keating dies at 90

Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.

Jul 15, 2013

Let’s get ethical: Dems jockey to fill Ethics Committee vacancy

Departing Arizona Sen. Jack Jackson, Jr., leaves behind a vacancy on a number of committees, including a key seat on the Senate Ethics Committee.