Tuesday, September 29th, 2009
A central dispute in the first group of charges brought against
Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley involved whether he was required
to disclose properties held by a company he owned, as long as he listed
the company among his assets. Stapley felt this was not required.
It is important to list an official's real-estate holdings in town, so
that when issues arise affecting those holdings, the public can know
whether he should have recused himself. In other words, such annual...