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Yuma County grain farmer to replace Don Shooter in the Arizona House

Posted by   /  February 12, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Tim Dunn has been appointed to Don Shooter’s former seat in the Arizona House of Representatives. The board selected Dunn from a list of three nominees who were recommended by local Republican precinct committee leaders. Cora Lee Schingnitz and Paul Brierley were the other finalists. Related: Sine Kerr: In love with agriculture and defending the livelihood […]

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House shoots down Shooter, expels its member

Posted by   /  February 1, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Paulina Pineda | Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona House of Representatives voted today to expel Rep. Don Shooter. Although voting is not complete, the minimum number of 40 votes for expulsion, has been reached. Speaker J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, originally was going to punish Shooter, R-Yuma, with censure for what investigators found to be his […]

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Arizona House now has written policy against sex harassment after complaint

Posted by   /  October 31, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star In the wake of a complaint by a female lawmaker, a legislative leader released a detailed policy Monday designed to curb sexual harassment in the Arizona House of Representatives. House Speaker J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, has now spelled out on paper behaviors that are off-limits, […]

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Kirk Adams: Longtime chief of staff loves complexity of role

Posted by   /  September 5, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Capitol Times Cap Times Q&A He was the Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives as the state muddled through the worst parts of the Great Recession. He ran for Congress unsuccessfully, then worked for some dark money groups (but he doesn’t like that term). Now, he’s Gov. Doug Ducey’s […]

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Maricopa County Board approves citizens panel to choose Rubacalva’s LD 4 replacement

Posted by   /  August 8, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

ADI News Services The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors named a citizens panel this week which will choose candidates to be appointed to the Legislative District 4 seat in the Arizona House of Representatives. This was the next step in the process outlined in A.R.S. § 41-1202 following the resignation of State Representative Jesus Rubalcava. […]

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Abreast of politics: Comicon model busts forth in race for Arizona House

Posted by   /  June 1, 2016  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Faster than a spinning lobbyist, more powerful than a strike-all amendment — it’s AZ Powergirl, celebrity cosplay model, swooping in to save the Arizona Legislature! Or so voters of Tempe’s Legislative District 26 can imagine, now that Cara Nicole Trujillo is officially in the race for the Arizona […]

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When a shrink goes a little crazy

Posted by   /  May 5, 2016  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

From the Rose Law Group Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Dr. Ed Gogek, an addiction psychiatrist and author of Marijuana Debunked, has written an excellent column on the role marijuana possession has played in prison incarcerations and media reporting on it. The self-proclaimed liberal, has spent 30 years treating addicts and alcoholics. He […]

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