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  Daniel Patterson, Terrible Co-Worker
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Last EditedCraverguy  Apr 03, 2012 03:38pm
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AuthorHank Stephenson
MediaMagazine - Tucson Weekly
News DateMonday, April 2, 2012 11:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe ethics report into Rep. Daniel Patterson also includes a handy little timeline of Patterson's problems with his coworkers, starting in his freshman year.

Rep. Patterson engaged in harassing and inappropriate actions towards lobbyists, which was reported to Democratic leadership.

Patterson had an aggressive, inappropriate, and unprofessional exchange with Rep. David Gowan.
He impugned former Senator Russell Pearce (see the video here) during a committee meeting, and was subsequently removed from the committee.

Patterson had aggressive, inappropriate and unprofessional exchanges with:
- Lobbyists and other Representatives during and after a committee hearing
- Reps Steve Farley and Lynne Pancrazi during closed Democratic Caucus (screaming denunciations at Pancrazi, and pushing Farley)
- Rep Eddie Farnsworth on the House floor
- Sen. Frank Antenori at the back of House floor
Patterson also made untruthful representations to Rep. Bruce Wheeler to get his support on Patterson's bill, glared at him during a committee meeting, and then followed Wheeler to his office and instigated a heated discussion "wherein Rep. Patterson's face became flushed and contorted and he raised his voice in an effort to intimidate Rep Wheeler."

More from the report, courtesy of TW intern David Mendez, below the cut:
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