Speaker Bowers Appoints Rep. John Allen as Chair and Adds Rep. Cobb to House Ethics Committee

Arizona House Speaker, Rusty Bowers Photo credit: Gage Skidmore
Regina Cobb

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Speaker Rusty Bowers (R-25) today announced that he agrees with Representative T.J. Shope’s (R-8) decision to temporarily recuse himself from the House Ethics Committee until matters involving the complaints filed against Representative David Cook (R-8) are resolved.

John Allen

Speaker Bowers has temporarily elevated Representative John Allen (R-15) to chair the Ethics Committee. Speaker Bowers also appointed Representative Regina Cobb (R-5) to temporarily serve on the Ethics Committee during this period.

Copies of the complaints will be made available to the public after the chairman has had a chance to review them and they have been distributed to members of the committee and the subject of the complaint.