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Wave of legislative resignations means new faces at Arizona Capitol this year

In the barely six months since last year’s legislative session ended, there’s been a wave of resignations at the Arizona Legislature: three state senators, all Democrats, left their seats and nine House members are no longer in the lower chamber. ... Read more»1

Arizona state Sen. Pehslakai resigns, headed for Dep't of Interior role

Sen. Jamescita Peshlakai, chair of the Indigenous Peoples Caucus in the legislature, resigned from the Arizona state Senate to work with the Department of Interior on projects related to “all of the western United States”.... Read more»

Maricopa Supervisors appoint Raquel Terán to state Senate

State Rep. Raquel Terán will be moving from the Arizona House of Representatives to the Senate, replacing former Sen. Tony Navarrete, who resigned last month after being charged with counts of alleged child sex abuse.... Read more»

Tony Navarrete resigns from Arizona Senate amid child sex crimes charges

State Sen. Tony Navarrete, who was arrested last week over allegations he sexually assaulted an underage boy, has resigned from the Arizona Senate.... Read more»

Phoenix nonprofit says it will fire state Sen. Navarrete after child sex crimes arrest

Neighborhood Ministries, the faith-based nonprofit that employs state Sen. Tony Navarrete, said it has placed the Democratic lawmaker on leave following his arrest last week for allegedly molesting a boy over several years, and he will be terminated once the leave ends.... Read more»

Arizona state Sen. Navarrete accused of molesting teen boy over several years

State. Sen. Otoniel “Tony” Navarrete is facing seven felonies for child sex crimes after allegedly molesting and forcing oral sex on a boy who was 12 or 13 years old at the time and his younger brother.... Read more»

Arizona Dems call for state Sen. Navarrete to resign amid child sex allegations

Democrats are calling on state Sen. Otoniel “Tony” Navarrete to resign, among them his fellow legislators and other prominent figures from his party, after the disturbing details of his alleged child molestation crimes became public.... Read more»

Arizona Gov. Ducey vetoes 22 bills, says nothing will be signed until budget is approved

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is ratcheting up the pressure on GOP lawmakers to reach an agreement on the budget, vowing not to sign any other legislation that reaches his desk until he gets a budget, and backing up his threat by vetoing 22 bills.... Read more»