Stories tagged: "capitol"


Then-Rep. Don Shooter, R-Yuma, drops the mic after defending himself on the floor of the Arizona House in 2018, as fellow lawmakers voted 56-3 to expel him for violating the House’s zero-tolerance policy for workplace harassment.
Court: Shooter Cannot Sue for Expulsion From House in Harassment Case

Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter was expelled from the legislature after an investigation revealed he had sexually harassed a female lawmaker.

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Arizona Law Enforcement Braces for Demonstrations Ahead of Inauguration Day

The FBI said they have not received any “specific and substantiated” threats in the days leading to Biden’s inauguration.

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Five Things to Expect From the Arizona Legislature This Year

Republicans have rejected calls to raise the state's unemployment benefits above $240 per week while demanding COVID liability protection for businesses.

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Christine Marsh: Waiting on Ballots Is Like the Last Mile of a Marathon

The Arizona Teacher of the Year said they focused on positive, hopeful messaging and didn’t get caught up in the negativity.

FILE - In this June 8, 2020, file photo, is a monument to the region's Confederate troops at a public plaza adjacent to the state Capitol in Phoenix. Two Confederate monuments on Arizona state property, including one at the Capitol, have been removed. A spokeswoman for the Arizona Department of Administration confirmed Thursday, July 23, 2020, that the memorials were taken down overnight and returned to the United Daughters of the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Sends Confederate Monuments Back to Daughters of Confederacy

Two Confederal monuments donated to the state decades ago have been removed from public spaces and returned to the organization that donated them.

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Coronavirus Has Revealed How Split Arizona’s GOP Actually Is

After a decade of total control at the Capitol, in-fighting between Republican leadership is exposing divisions within the party.

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GOP Boss Clears Room Instead of Listening to Concerns About Racism of Proposal

Activists were removed from the Capitol after speaking against a resolution that they claim allows racial profiling among law enforcement.