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Scott Bundgaard

Born: Jan 11, 1968

Birthplace: Oklahoma City

Nationality: United States

Scott Bundgaard

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1968
Birth Place : Oklahoma City

Scott Bundgaard is a Republican politician who served in the Arizona legislature. He served as the majority leader of the Arizona State Senate from January 10, 2011 until was he removed as Majority Leader on March 15, 2011 by a vote of the Senate Republican caucus due to a personal scandal. On January 6, 2012 he abruptly resigned from the Senate just before he was to testify before the Ethics Committee investigating charges of his personal and official misconduct. Bundgaard had previously served in the Arizona State Senate for six years and Arizona House of Representatives for two years. In 2000 Bundgaard was a prime sponsor of Senate Bill 1220 which created the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority to build taxpayer-funded stadiums for National Football League and major league baseball teams. While serving in the Senate, Bundgaard worked on matters of fiscal policy by cutting taxes and cutting spending, working to eliminate affirmative action programs, end dependence on foreign fuels by promoting renewable energy, and working to protect the public from unsafe products and financial scams.

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