Top Arizona Senator Asks State AG to Investigate Maricopa County Over Subpoena Resistance

A top Republican senator in Arizona is asking the state’s attorney general to probe Maricopa County officials over their refusal to fully comply with subpoenas deemed lawful by a judge. Arizona Senate Majority Whip Sonny Borrelli submitted a formal request on Tuesday to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, a fellow Republican, to probe the county’s Board of Supervisors for the failure to comply. “The supervisors are acting as if they are above the law, and it is an insult to the citizens of our state,” Borrelli said in a statement. The documents making the request, made public by Arizona Sen. Wendy Rogers, shows that Borrelli is accusing the county of breaking state law governing compliance with subpoenas issued by the state legislature. The request was made under Arizona Senate Bill 1487, passed in 2016. It says that the attorney general shall investigate any action taken by a governing body of …Read More

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