Immigration

Documents: Stringer voiced ugly views on child sex, minorities, poor people

Summaries of interviews and documents provided to the House Ethics Committee that were made public Wednesday paint a vivid picture of former Rep. David Stringer as someone who frequently made comments denigrating minorities and poor people, disliked Mormons and didn’t believe child sex-trafficking either existed or damaged the victims.

Montogomery declines to prosecute Southwest Key abuse incidents

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has declined to prosecute three cases of child abuse involving Southwest Key employees and three migrant minors because it didn’t find enough evidence to sustain criminal charges.

Rep. Stringer, facing ethics inquest for sex crime and racist remarks, resigns

Embattled Rep. David Stringer has resigned his legislative office, the House of Representatives announced late Wednesday afternoon.Stringer was facing an Ethics Committee investigation into two complaints filed against him this year. One related to...

Bowers rejects Stringer request to remove Ethics Committee chairman

On the eve of a key deadline to turn over documents in an ongoing investigation into two complaints against Rep. David Stringer, State House Speaker Rusty Bowers rejected a requested by the embattled lawmaker to remove the chairman of the House Ethics Committee over allegations of bias.

St. Vincent de Paul opens Phoenix center to hundreds of migrant families

The doors of St. Vincent de Paul will stay open to accommodate roughly 100 migrant family members every day in Phoenix, in coordination with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said Jessica Berg, chief program officer for the Catholic charity group.

Stringer can release subpoenaed document, but says he won’t

Embattled state Rep. David Stringer has the authority to ask the District of Columbia Bar and the Arizona Supreme Court to waive confidentiality for a document sought by the House of Representatives Ethics Investigation into sex crimes charges he faced in Maryland in 1983.

Pastor shares how the City of Phoenix could help with release of migrant families

A letter of support from the city, his city council member or police would go a long way, he said. That would recognize, and in a way legitimize, the work he and his congregation have done for six months. With that, Garcia said he can better mobilize support.

House panel approves Southwest Key reform bill; Dems reluctantly support it

The House Health and Human Services Committee approved on a 9-0 vote Thursday a Senate proposal changing how the state oversees federally contracted facilities like Southwest Key that run migrant youth shelters.

Courts: Stringer may actually be able to comply with legislative subpoena

The Arizona Supreme Court has clarified that an order sealing a document related to Rep. David Stringer’s arrest on sex crime charges in the early 1980s only applies to those who obtained the document from the State Bar of Arizona, but doesn’t bar Stringer from complying with a legislative subpoena if he has his own copy of the letter.

Arizona Supreme Court says Stringer can’t give document to Ethics Committee

A judge’s order prohibits Rep. David Stringer from turning over a document sought by the House Ethics Committee in its investigation into sex crime charges he faced in Maryland the early 1980s, according to the Arizona Supreme Court.