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Maricopa County Attorney clarifies investigation into Paul Petersen's duties as assessor

Posted at 9:13 AM, Nov 19, 2019

Officials released a statement Tuesday morning outlining who will be involved in the investigation into Paul Petersen's duties as Maricopa County Assessor.

A vote took place with the County Board of Supervisors on November 13, which approved the investigation into how Petersen handled his duties as the county's assessor.

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The county has enlisted the firm of Mitchell, Stein, Carey, and Chapman to conduct the investigation, while Cosmich, Simmons & Brown, PLLC will review the documents involved.

Additionally, Grant Woods is expected to provide oversight to the investigation, along with updates to the county attorney.

A public hearing, in which Paul Petersen will face off with the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, is scheduled for December 11.