Law & Government

Stringer faced charges of paying for sex with intellectually disabled boy

Former Rep. David Stringer faced charges alleging that he had repeated sexual contact with two boys aged 15 and younger, including one who was intellectually disabled, according to Baltimore police records released Friday by the House Ethics Committee.

Bill to cut student wages advances, will be expanded to all youth

A Senate panel on Thursday approved a proposal to allow Arizona employers to pay less than the state’s minimum wage to students who work part-time.

It’s alive: Tuition bill covering dreamers comes back

Sen. Heather Carter has put back in play her proposal to create a new tuition rate the state’s universities and community colleges. While the proposal makes no mention of immigraiton status, it would cover a group known as dreamers that for years has pushed, in the courts and on the streets, for in-state tuition.

Don’t expect much action in the House until Stringer is replaced

Until the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors makes its choice on April 3 to replace disgraced Rep. David Stringer, House Republicans are down to just 30 members, meaning they don’t have the votes to pass any bill that’s unanimously opposed by their Democratic colleagues.

Appointment to Stringer’s vacant seat expected April 3

Rep. David Stringer’s resignation is likely to bring some disruption to the Arizona House of Representatives’ business, but it’s not expected to last for long, as lawmakers expect to greet their new colleague on April 3.

Trump’s Interior nominee plans to wade back into issues involving former clients

WASHINGTON -- President Trump’s pick to become the next head of the Interior Department intends to stop recusing himself from matters involving his former lobbying clients after this summer, the nominee told a key...

Bill would fund homeless programs by taxing out-of-state real estate investors

A bill aimed at helping homeless youth, families and those with severe mental health issues by ensuring out-of-state real estate investors pay more taxes to the State of Arizona is poised to be considered by the House of Representatives.

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.

Bill ‘tweaking’ Arizona’s anti-BDS law advances

A bill that would disallow government contractors from participating in boycotts of Israel has passed the initial hurdles on its way to become law.
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