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Forty-ninth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Manuel V.

Manuel V. "Manny" Alvarez

District 25

1700 W. Washington
Room 311
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5895
Fax Number: (602) 417-3025


Personal Information:

Home City: Elfrida
Farmer. Rancher
Member Since: January 2003

Elfrida, AZ (Cochise County) resident 46 years; familiar with cultures, language, issues and concerns of Southern and rural Arizona Farmer, Rancher; family owns 160 acres in Elfrida; also works as operator/manager of pistachio orchard. Retired as employment services manager, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Bisbee office, after 31 years in February, 2000.

Educated at Valley Union High School, Cochise College

Veteran, 3 years U.S. Army

Wife Beverly Sue Alvarez, married 40 years; 2 children: Gary Alvarez, lives in Vail with his family; Estella (Josie), lives in Elfrida with her daughter; 4 grandchildren; and great grandchildren

Volunteer Public Service:
  • Cochise County Board of Adjustment, member
  • Elfrida Elementary School Board, past president and past member
  • Elfrida Fire Board, past president and member
  • American Legion, member
  • Veteran of Foreign Wars, member
  • Elfrida Lions Club, past officer
  • Bisbee Rotary Club, past officer
  • Chiricahua Clinic, Board member
  • Member: Mule Mountain Democratic Club, Douglas Area Democrats, Cochise county Democratic Committee (2nd Vice-Chair); Democratic Precinct Committee person
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) Address:
Manny and Beverly Alvarez
4128 W. Jefferson Rd.
Elfrida, Az. 85610
Phone 520-642-3526


Committee Assignments
Government Institutions Member Click Here Click Here
Public Safety and Human Services Member Click Here Click Here
Veterans and Military Affairs Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2187 P unemployment insurance; base-period employers
HB2420 P misconduct involving weapons; vehicles
HB2432 C school board membership; family members
HB2439 C concealed weapons permit; safety course
HB2453 C law enforcement merit system; membership
HB2460 P mental health services; court costs
HB2595 C civil actions; false claims actions
HB2597 C unemployment benefits; disqualification.
HB2598 C family leave insurance.
HB2599 C insurance; mental health coverage; parity..
HB2600 C assessment ratio freeze; class one
HB2601 P foreclosures; limitation; affidavit
HCM2009 C opposing federal firearms legislation
HCR2036 P supporting the citizens of Iran
SB1108 C landlords; foreclosures; tenant notice
SB1143 C enhanced driver licenses; border travel.
SB1144 C incompetent persons; prosecuting agency; notification
SB1191 P implements of husbandry; highway travel
SB1213 C employer communications; religious; political beliefs.
SB1214 C procurement services; outsourcing prohibited.
SB1215 C right to work.
SB1216 C public employees; collective bargaining.
SB1217 C health care business; consumer information..
SB1242 C weapons; peace officers; posse; reserves
SB1311 C end-of-life options; right to know
SB1312 C perinatal mood disorder study committee
SB1328 P fees; veterinarian board
SB1409 C annexation; county islands
SB1410 C schools; harassment; bullying; protected classes.
SB1411 C seat belt violations
SB1414 C theft; catalytic converter
SB1416 C regional transportation authorities; qualifying counties
SCR1021 C collective bargaining.
SCR1028 C health care decisions week
SCR1029 C perinatal mood disorders
SCR1045 P death resolution; Jake Flake


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