Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Statement from AZ Democrat House Leader Eric Meyer on Rep Victoria Steele’s resignation

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – House Democratic Leader Eric Meyer, D-Paradise Valley (District 28), released this statement after Rep. Victoria Steele, D-Tucson (District 9), announced her resignation from the Arizona House of Representatives:

“I know that Rep. Steele made a difficult decision to resign from the House Democratic Caucus and that she consulted with her colleagues, family and friends before taking this step. I support her choice and believe it will best serve her community and the state of Arizona by allowing her to focus fully on her future endeavors. At the same time, it will provide an opportunity for the new appointee to contribute to the legislative process quickly. I admire Rep. Steele’s commitment to the community and look forward to working with her and the new appointee to ensure the residents of District 9 continue to receive strong, passionate representation.”