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Lawmaker sets hearing on Arizona Guard misconduct

PHOENIX -- A state lawmaker plans to hold a hearing into misconduct at the Arizona National Guard revealed in a newspaper and National Guard investigation.

Rep. Debbie McCune Davis (D-Phoenix) is holding the hearing next week with only Democrats. Republicans who chair Senate and House committees responsible for overseeing the Guard refused her request for hearings.

The hearing will review a report done by the National Guard Bureau and released this month. That report found misconduct uncovered by the Arizona Republic last year was more pervasive than previously known. Allegations included sexual abuses, narcotics trafficking, retaliation against whistle-blowers and abuses of power.

Gov. Jan Brewer asked Guard commander Maj. Gen. Hugo Salazar to submit a remediation plan but also said the report showed the state Guard "is not broken."

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