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Forty-ninth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Leah Landrum Taylor

Leah Landrum Taylor

District 16

1700 W. Washington
Room 312
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3830
Fax Number: (602) 417-3148


Personal Information:
Home City: Phoenix
Occupation: Educator
Member Since: 1998
Leah Landrum Taylor is an elected State Senator for District 16. Senator Landrum Taylor serves on the Education Accountability and Reform, Natural Resources, Infrastructure and the Public Debt and the Public Safety and Human Services Committees. She has previously served on the House Ways and Means and Environment Committees as well as Adoption and Foster Care, Homelessness, Governor’s Brown Cloud Summit, and Federal Mandates committees during interim.

Leah is an Alumna of American Council of Young Political Leaders, serves on the YMCA Youth Initiatives Board and is the Arizona Caucus chair for the National Black Caucus of State Legislators. She is also an Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow of Emerging Political Leaders in America and was recently featured on the cover of the Arizona Woman Magazine.

Senator Landrum Taylor attended the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University through the Fannie Mae Foundation with the focus on affordable housing. Landrum Taylor is well known for championing Foster Care and Adoption issues as well as Kinship Care Legislation.

She is the Chairperson of the Phoenix Chapter Jack and Jill Legislative Committee Leah is also the senior advisor for the Arizona Children’s Association.

Senator Landrum Taylor is a third generation native Phoenician, educated at Xavier College Preparatory and Arizona State University where she received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Political Science.

Leah is happily married to Gregory Taylor, a mechanical engineer specializing in research and planning. They have one son, Greyson and two daughters, Savannah and Lonnie.


Committee Assignments
Education Accountability and Reform Member Click Here Click Here
Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Public Debt Member Click Here Click Here
Public Safety and Human Services Member Click Here Click Here



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Final Vote
HB2187 P unemployment insurance; base-period employers
HB2314 P property valuation; telecommunications companies
HB2432 P school board membership; family members
HB2601 P foreclosures; limitation; affidavit
HCR2036 C supporting the citizens of Iran
SB1016 C adoption; consent
SB1017 C multiple sclerosis awareness special plates
SB1108 P* landlords; foreclosures; tenant notice
SB1119 C restricted driver licenses; DUI
SB1143 P enhanced driver licenses; border travel.
SB1144 P incompetent persons; prosecuting agency; notification
SB1209 P* children; foster care; rights
SB1311 P end-of-life options; right to know
SB1312 C perinatal mood disorder study committee
SB1344 P elections; photo identification; address
SB1410 P schools; harassment; bullying; protected classes.
SB1411 P seat belt violations
SCR1028 C health care decisions week
SCR1029 P perinatal mood disorders
SCR1045 P death resolution; Jake Flake


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