Sexual Harassment

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When Interior Secretary David Bernhardt was confirmed in March, he said Grand Canyon National Park would have a new superintendent in May. But it doesn’t. Senator Martha McSally sent a letter to the secretary stressing the importance of leadership at the park. 

Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic

A judge has ruled that the first state lawmaker in the U.S. to be ousted over sexual misconduct allegations after the rise of the #MeToo movement can run for the Arizona Senate because he is a resident of the district he wants to represent.

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.

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