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Arizona Rep. Schweikert agrees to $125,000 fine from FEC for campaign violations

Rep. David Schweikert, R-Fountain Hills, has agreed to pay $125,000 to the Federal Election Commission for misuse of campaign funds, including charges that funds went to personal use of campaign staffers. ... Read more»

Ethics committee tosses Finchem’s complaint against Democrats

The ethics complaint filed by Rep. Mark Finchem against the Democratic caucuses of the Arizona legislature for asking the FBI to investigate him after he attended the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been dismissed. “The ethics committee is not an arena for waging political contests,” Republican Committee chair Becky Nutt said in dismissing the complaint.... Read more»

Legislature drops 82 ethics complaints against OV Rep. Finchem related to U.S. Capitol riot

Oro Valley Republican Mark Finchem has been cleared of 82 ethics complaints that were filed against him after he was at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and praised rioters who stormed the building and disrupted Congress in the deadly siege.... Read more»1

Arizona Republican admits House ethics violations, agrees to reprimand, $50k fine

Rep. David Schweikert has admitted to 11 counts of campaign finance violations, misuse of congressional office funds and pressuring legislative staff to do campaign work, the House Ethics Committee said Thursday.... Read more»

Arizona lawmakers Grijalva, Schweikert focus of House ethics probes

Rep. Raul Grijalva said he expects “full vindication” after the House Ethics Committee’s request for documents involving four-year-old allegations of a hostile workplace in his congressional office.... Read more»

Ex-girlfriend: Patterson didn't commit domestic violence

The ex-girlfriend of state Rep. Daniel Patterson said Sunday night that he "never hit or committed domestic violence against me."... Read more»1