Sexual Harassment

The Arizona Legislature on Wednesday gave final approval to a proposal allowing victims of sexual misconduct to talk to police or testify in a criminal case even if they signed a non-disclosure agreement as part of a civil settlement.

Tom Tingle/The Republic

A former Arizona representative who became the first state lawmaker expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement swept the nation filed a $1.3 million claim Monday against the House speaker and Gov. Doug Ducey's chief of staff.

Griselda Nevarez/Phoenix New Times

Arizona lawmakers who hoped the expulsion of Rep. Don Shooter over sexual harassment allegations would put the issue behind them have been sorely mistaken. The subject continues to dog members of the House of Representatives and Speaker J.D. Mesnard.

Cheryl Evans/The Republic

The Arizona Corporation Commission is expected March 13 to consider a proposed code of ethics for the five-member utility regulatory body.

Sean Logan/The Arizona Republic

There was high drama at the Arizona State Capitol yesterday, as lawmakers voted to expel Yuma Representative Don Shooter. The nearly unanimous vote came after a report, which showed Shooter engaged in a longstanding pattern of sexual harassment. KNAU’S Aaron Granillo reports.


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