Phil Boas Weighs In On Sexual Harassment At The Arizona Legislature

Published: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:38am
Updated: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:45pm

(Photo courtesy of Phil Boas - The Arizona Republic)
Phil Boas

Each week, The Show checks in with the Editorial Board at The Arizona Republic. The segment focuses on the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.

It isn’t just Harvey Weinstein or Kevin Spacey or U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore being accused of sexual harassment or related improprieties. Similar accusations have come up in the Arizona legislature.

Publicly at least, they’ve been directed at Rep. Don Shooter. He was chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee until Speaker J.D. Mesnard decided the accusations warranted Shooter being suspended from those responsibilities.

For more on this topic, we talked to Phil Boas is director of The Arizona Republic’s editorial department.

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