DEMOCRATIC SPEAKER DAN PABON DUI ARREST
According to this news report, Democratic Speaker Pro Tem Dan Pabon wept as he gave an emotional apology on the state House floor Monday, March 21, 2016, after his arrest last week on suspicion of driving under the influence and not having proper registration documents.
According to the report, Dan Pabon stated in his sincere apology that: "I apologize to my wife, my kids, my family, my colleagues and my community," while sobbing. He also stated: "I will work tirelessly to restore your confidence in me."
According to the news report, Mr. Pabon, plans to keep his legislative seat and declined to step down from his No. 2 post in the Democratic chamber. Mr. Pabon told the press: "My conduct carries with it a lot of consequences, both legal and professional, and I'm willing to accept whatever that is."