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Senate President Karen Fann & Democratic Leader Rebecca Rios Accept Senator Navarrete’s Resignation

IMMEDIATE RELEASE | August 10th, 2021


Senate President Karen Fann and Democratic Leader Rebecca Rios Accept Senator Navarrete’s Resignation


PHOENIX— Senate President Karen Fann and Democratic Leader Rebecca Rios have issued the below statement upon receiving Senator Navarrete’s resignation.


“Moments ago, Senator Tony Navarrete tendered his resignation, effective immediately. We will now notify the Governor and Secretary of State, and the process will begin to find his replacement in District 30. This was the right thing to do considering the serious allegations. We know that the Arizona Judicial Branch will deliver justice and pray for healing and support for all victims. We stand firmly with survivors of sexual assault and encourage anyone who needs it to call the Arizona Sexual and Domestic Violence Helpline at 602-279-2980.”


PRESS CONTACT

Josselyn Berry| 602-376-5705| JossBerry@AZLeg.gov

Mike Philipsen| 602-926-3972| mphilipsen@azleg.gov

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