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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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Local Democratic leaders denounce Trump before Arizona visit

October 6, 2016News Clip

PHOENIX - Ahead of Trump's visit to Arizona, U.S. Representative Ann Kirkpatrick and female legislators are denouncing the presidential candidate and what they call his long history of disrespecting women.

The Arizona democratic leaders stood together, calling on Arizona women to come together and vote for Hillary Clinton, they say for fear of what could happen if Donald trump is elected.

“Donald Trump’s values don’t represent who Arizona is," Kirkpatrick said.

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Democrats send bipartisan KidsCare to Governor

May 10, 2016News Clip

PHOENIX — Arizona is going to restore a program it shelved six years ago to provide health care to the children of the working poor.

Without comment, Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Friday to allow Arizona to accept federal dollars to restart the KidsCare program. Backers say it could help about 30,000 children.

The governor’s action came just hours after the Senate, over the objections of Republican legislative leaders, voted 16-12 to restore the KidsCare program in Arizona. The House had given its blessing Thursday night.

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Dodging the issue

April 13, 2016News Clip

Arizona lawmakers’ effort to avoid an open discussion about whether gay couples can adopt children has apparently ended up killing an urgently needed overhaul of the regulations of foster care and adoption.

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Career and Technical Training Funding Restored

March 2, 2016News Clip

From Cronkite News:

Of all job openings in Arizona, more than half of them have fallen into a “middle-skills” category since 2010, according to data from the National Skills Coalition.

That means the jobs often require less than a bachelor’s degree, but more than a high school diploma.

“What we currently have here is an imbalance. We do not have enough people today to pursue career technical education to satisfy the needs within the marketplace,” said Mike Romano, campus president of Scottsdale-based Universal Technical Institute.

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State Democratic Leaders Announce Legislative Priorities

January 18, 2016Blog Post

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Arizona Senate Democratic Leader Katie Hobbs, D-Phoenix (District 24), and Arizona House Democratic Leader Eric Meyer, D-Paradise Valley (District 28), released the following joint statement regarding Democrats’ legislative priorities for the upcoming session.

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