Russell Pearce http://knau.org en Lawmakers to Use Tax Dollars to Fight SB 1070 E-mail Subpoenas http://knau.org/post/lawmakers-use-tax-dollars-fight-sb-1070-e-mail-subpoenas <p>Republican legislative leaders are moving to use tax dollars to fight subpoenas of e-mails of current and former lawmakers. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.</p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:54:03 +0000 Howard Fischer 42186 at http://knau.org Lawmakers to Use Tax Dollars to Fight SB 1070 E-mail Subpoenas Taxpayers Might Have to Pay for Pearce's Re-election Bid http://knau.org/post/taxpayers-might-have-pay-pearces-re-election-bid <p>Taxpayers from throughout the state could end up underwriting a bid by ousted Senate President Russell Pearce to get back in the Legislature.&nbsp;</p><p>Rep. Steve Montenegro points out that the Arizona Constitution requires lawmakers to pay the reasonable expenses of any public official who is recalled. In this case, Pearce spent more than $260,000 last year in his unsuccessful bid to remain in office. Montenegro said other legislators are concerned about ignoring that mandate.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:05:23 +0000 Howard Fischer 13116 at http://knau.org