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Former Rep. Don Shooter seeking $1.3 million from Arizona after removed from Legislature

He was expelled from the Arizona House after a sexual harassment investigation.

Former Arizona State Rep. Don Shooter plans to sue the state for $1.3 million after he was removed from the Arizona House of Representatives earlier this year.

Shooter's ousting came after an investigation into sexual harassment of other legislators at the capitol.

Shooter's lawyer, Kraig J. Marton at Jaburg & Wilk, filed a 17-page notice of claim addressed to House Speaker J.D. Mesnard, Gov. Doug Ducey's chief of staff Kirk Adams, and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

The notice says that "the House failed to abide by its own rules, failed to acknowledge well-established protocol, and applied an illegitimate standard retroactively to Representative Shooter."

It alleges that Shooter was retroactively held to a different standard than other legislators during sexual harassment investigations.

You can read the entire notice of claim here.