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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.

The Latest

Arizona Legislature sneaks more attacks on citizens' rights

April 14, 2017News Clip

Katie Hobbs, AZ I See It, 5:03 p.m. MT April 11, 2017

Lawmaker: If two strike-everything bills pass, almost every ballot initiative in Arizona could be thrown out on a technicality.

It’s striker season in the Arizona Legislature.

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Rape kits must be tested within 15 days under new AZ law

April 6, 2017News Clip

Rape kits must be tested within 15 days of being collected thanks to a new law just signed by Gov. Doug Ducey. The new measure ensures that Arizona's law enforcement agencies will have the money to test those kits. There is a massive backlog right now. Thousands of rape kits, evidence in countless cases, are sitting on shelves in evidence lockers.

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New Reagan Opponent Can't Get His Gripes Straight

March 31, 2017News Clip

Steve Montenegro announces his bid for secretary of state and becomes the first GOP challenger to Michele Reagan.

State Sen. Steve Montenegro is running for the Republican nomination for secretary of state, providing the first GOP challenge to incumbent Republican Michele Reagan.

Montenegro, a five-term state lawmaker from Goodyear, casts himself as a conservative alternative to Reagan, who he said came into office in 2015 "with a long and liberal voting record." She previously was a state lawmaker from Scottsdale.

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Our Turn: Arizona GOP needs to back up education talk

March 27, 2017News Clip

Lupe Contreras, Steve Farley, Katie Hobbs and Martin Quezada, AZ We See It March 26, 2017

Democrats: Teacher retention has reached crisis levels. We need this bipartisan legislation to help solve it.

We were encouraged when, in his State of the State address, Governor Ducey promised to help recruit and retain teachers and restore lost funds to our schools.

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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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