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Grijalva cleared after ethics probe of $48k payout to ex-staffer

Rep. Raul Grijalva has been cleared of wrongdoing after an ethics probe of a 2015 settlement agreement with a former top staffer, who had threatened to sue over claims the Democrat was drunk on the job.... Read more»1

Grijalva: Settlement came after staffer fired; denies drinking problem

Rep. Grijalva said a $48k settlement with a former employee came after he decided she wasn't going to "fit in" with her post. He acknowledged she then claimed he was drunk on the job, but denied ever being impaired while working. An earlier TucsonSentinel.com investigation revealed that just one ex-employee fits the reported pattern. ... Read more»


Who was ex-staffer paid $48k by Grijalva after workplace complaints?

A top staffer for a committee on which Rep. Grijalva is ranking member was quietly paid more than $40k. A TucsonSentinel.com investigation demonstrates only one woman fits the reported timeline and payments. ... Read more»1