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    From social worker, to involved parent, to Arizona Senate Democratic Leader, Katie Hobbs has been leading her community and Arizona to a brighter future.

Katie Hobbs is Leading Arizona to a Brighter Future

Senate Democratic Leader Katie Hobbs has dedicated her life to improving our community. She has worked tirelessly to fight back against the extremists trying to take over our state. As a native of Phoenix and lifelong resident of Arizona, she knows what's at stake. That's why she will continue fighting for every resident in District 24 and across Arizona.

Katie has a long record of supporting Democratic values such as equality for all, strong public education, and healthcare for low income families. Katie has fought hard against cuts to K-12 schools and higher education, and worked to restore funding to career and technical education programs. She has also sponsored bills to implement measures to better protect domestic violence victims, require rape kits to be tested, and equal pay measures for women.

As a social worker, Democratic leader and equal rights champion, Katie Hobbs is well equipped to continue to lead Democrats at the Arizona State Senate.

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State election chief wastes half a million of taxpayer funds

March 23, 2017News Clip

by  | Mar 22, 2017 | ElectionsPolitics

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan campaigned on making it easier for people to see how money flows into political campaigns, and she has a plan for a website that will help.

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Senator Katie Hobbs Announces Run for Secretary of State

March 8, 2017Blog Post

PHOENIX – Today, on International Women’s Day, Senator Katie Hobbs announced her intentions to run for Secretary of State citing the need to bring integrity back to Arizona’s elections from the persistent debacles plaguing the office.

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Another step forward for survivors' rights

February 23, 2017Blog Post

My bill proposing a Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights (SB1355) was passed unanimously by the entire Senate!

The bill protects the rights of sexual assault survivors by guaranteeing rape kit collection, examination, and long-term preservation. Survivors of sexual assault would also be notified of the release of their assaulter, a much needed step that allows them to protect themselves.

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A Win for Sexual Assault Survivors

February 12, 2017News Clip

By  on Feb 10, 2017

On Thursday, Senate Bill 1355 passed the Senate Committee on Judiciary, introduced by Sen. Katie Hobbs because it “tells survivors ‘Arizona has your back.'”

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Disability Advocates, Arizona Lawmakers Protest Bill On Fixing Violations

February 12, 2017News Clip

By Kathy Ritchie, Thursday, February 9, 2017

Last month, Arizona Sen. John Kavanagh introduced legislation that would give businesses time to fix violations stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

This so-called cure period concerns many people within the disability community. Disability advocates and some state lawmakers gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to oppose Senate Bill 1198.

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