August 8, 2022

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Ethics Committee to examine complaint in opposition to Sen. Wendy Rogers

State Sen. Wendy Rogers, R-Flagstaff.

The Arizona Senate’s Ethics Committee voted Thursday to investigate a complaint that a state lawmaker designed a hostile get the job done surroundings for an aide, who explained he also was compelled to resign underneath duress.

The 5-member committee’s unanimous vote will forged new scrutiny on Sen. Wendy Rogers, R-Flagstaff, who is identified for bombastic ideal-wing statements and was accused of nightmarish boss habits just days into her very first term.

The committee will investigate and Chairwoman Sine Kerr, R-Buckeye, set one more conference for 2 p.m. upcoming Thursday.

In an ethics complaint submitted Jan. 21, previous Senate staffer Michael Polloni wrote that Rogers made responses about his faith, pounds, visual appeal, sister’s sexual orientation and family’s political beliefs.