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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-second Legislature - First Regular Session
  Katie Hobbs

Katie Hobbs
Minority Leader

District 24

1700 W. Washington
Room 213
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5325
Fax Number: (602) 417-3149

Personal Information:
Home City: Phoenix
Occupation: Social Worker
Member Since: 2011
Katie Hobbs is a State Senator in her first term in Arizona. Prior to being elected to the Senate, she served one term in the AZ House of Representatives.

Katie is from Phoenix, Arizona, and has a Bachelor of Social Work from Northern Arizona University and a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University. She has been a professional social worker since 1992. Prior to being elected to the legislature, she worked in the areas of domestic violence, behavioral health, and homelessness. She is currently the Executive Director of Emerge Arizona, the premiere political training program for Democratic women

Katie has served on several commissions with the City of Phoenix and Maricopa County. She is also involved with her professional organization, the Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and is adjunct faculty in the Social and Behavioral Sciences department at Paradise Valley Community College. Katie is a graduate of Valley Leadership's Leadership Institute (2003), Emerge Arizona’s political training program (2004), and the Center for Progressive Leadership's Political Leaders Fellowship program (2007). She is also the former chair of the District 15 Democrats.

Outside of her professional life, Katie enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married to Pat Goodman for 17 years and they have two amazing children: Sam, age 14, and Hannah, age 11.


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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2369 P death certificates; gender
HB2370 C texting while driving; prohibition
HB2371 C minors; automatic firearms; prohibited
HB2372 P appropriation; mental health first aid
HB2517 P internet crimes against children; fund
HB2552 P emergency contraception
HB2553 P human trafficking victim; vacating conviction
  (NOW: sex trafficking victim; vacating conviction
HB2661 P multi-county water districts; storage tax
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCR2020 P ratification; equal rights amendment
HCR2021 P women's reproductive rights; support
HCR2029 P persons with disabilities; employment; support
HCR2031 P Citizens United decision; repeal
HCR2039 P death resolution; Bill Badger
SB1102 C text messaging while driving; prohibition
SB1106 C special license plates; standard design
SB1107 C license plate covers; prohibition
SB1108 C task force; gas tax replacement
SB1109 C lottery; funding; LTAF; restoration
SB1128 P adoption; married couple; preference
SB1136 P nursing facility assessment; continuation
SB1160 C county motor vehicle fuel taxes
SB1251 P tax rate reductions; suspension
SB1267 C schools; exempt fundraisers
SB1269 P firearms; background checks; release conditions
SB1282 C teledentistry; dental hygienists; dental assistants See Vote
SB1288 P prescription drug coverage; medication synchronization
SB1293 C GIITEM subaccount; predictive policing technology See Vote
SB1298 C rules; counties; flood control districts
SB1299 C long-term park model spaces; hearings
SB1307 C claim; notice; public entity; exception
SB1308 P return to work program
SB1320 C cosmetology board; makeup artists; exemption
SB1395 C state-owned bank task force; appropriation
SB1396 P auditor general; charter schools
SB1397 C pilot; structured English immersion exemption
SB1398 C foster parents; immunizations; licensure
SB1399 P TANF benefits; dependent children
SB1403 P consumer lawsuit loans; prohibition
SB1408 C electronic equipment; recovery
SB1409 P tax exemptions, deductions, credits; sunset
SB1425 P* sexual assault victim advocate; privilege
SB1426 P* child abuse protocols; advocacy centers
SB1427 P* eating disorders study committee
SB1428 P* schools; bullying policy; definition
SB1429 P* reporting; untested sexual assault kits
SB1430 P* employment and labor omnibus
SB1431 P* abortion; religious employers; contraception; repeal
SB1432 P* hotel employees; room access; backgrounds
SB1441 C official state metal; copper
SB1450 C securities registration; exemption; website operators
  (NOW: banks; insuring organization
See Vote
SCM1015 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel.
SCR1010 P Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1020 P Mayor John Driggs; death resolution
SR1003 P* national eating disorders awareness week


P* = Prime Prime Sponsor, P = Prime Sponsor, C = Co-Sponsor