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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-third Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Jeff Weninger

Jeff Weninger

Republican
District 17

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 110
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3092
Fax Number: (602)

 
Personal Information:
Home City: Chandler
Member Since: 2015
Representative Jeff Weninger is serving his first term for Legislative District 17. His district serves Gilbert, Sun Lakes and a large portion of Chandler, where Jeff resides with his wife, Janet, and their three children; Jacob, Christian and Grace.

Jeff is the co-owner of two local restaurant concepts, Floridino’s Pizza & Pasta in Chandler and Dilly’s Deli with five locations in the East Valley and a kiosk in Sky Harbor Terminal 4. For more than 20 years, Jeff has employed thousands of Arizona citizens and fed millions while contributing hundreds of thousands of dollars into the local economy through sales tax revenue. Jeff and his wife, Janet, both serve the community in philanthropic work with charities for children, veterans and youth in crisis.

Before serving as a State Representative, Jeff served on the Chandler City Council for eight years and held the position of Vice Mayor. He became known as the common sense councilman and created a culture that ultimately changed the way Chandler employees approached spending tax dollars. Chandler’s budget remained one of the strongest in the state during the economic downturn and without cutting needed services.

Jeff served on the following community and government boards:
  • State Precinct Committeeman *
  • Childhelp Advisory Board *
  • The Greater Phoenix Economic Council
  • Chandler Airport Commission
  • Domestic Violence Commission
  • The Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley
  • The Chandler Center for the Arts
  • 1st Vice Chairman Republican LD 20

In the State House of Representatives, Jeff is Vice Chairman of the Banking and Finance Committee, and he serves on the Elections Committee and the Ways and Means Committee. Jeff’s first session helped Arizona entrepreneurs gain the route to needed capital funding with his crowd-funding legislation passing unanimously in both House and Senate. Jeff had a record total of five of his bills primary sponsored bills made into law at the end of the first session.
  • AZ Chamber of Commerce Rookie of the Year *
  • AZ Capital Times Honoree Rising Star*
  • Chandler Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year
  • Precinct Committeeman of the Year
  • Champion of the Taxpayers

Representative Weninger is proud to serve the citizens of Arizona. He has made a commitment to be a leader for small businesses, education dollars in the classrooms and to ensure the safety and protection of every citizen in the great state of Arizona.

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Committee Assignments
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Commerce Chairman Click Here Click Here
Ways and Means Member Click Here Click Here

 

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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
 
HB2039 P* finder fees; apartment tenants
HB2044 C metal dealer licensure; local authority
HB2047 P* liquor; serving age; reduction
HB2072 P* manufactured homes; real estate transactions
HB2073 P* government deposits; investment; financial institutions
HB2143 C public contracts; procurement
HB2145 P* household goods; unlawful moving practices See Vote
HB2146 P* homeowners' associations; disclosure documents; agent
HB2233 P* registration exemptions; securities
  (NOW: operations; employees; home-based business
See Vote
HB2234 P* lottery; software applications
HB2235 P* tax credit cap; angel investor.
HB2236 P* underground facilities; small signs; obligations
HB2262 P* municipal zoning; rezoning protest requirements
HB2337 P* liquor omnibus See Vote
HB2365 P* wireless facilities; collocation; rights-of-way
  (NOW: wireless facilities; rights-of-way
See Vote
HB2372 P* public benefits; fee waivers; requirements
HB2378 C dispensing opticians; repeal of regulation
HB2385 C schools; accounting; budgeting; reporting See Vote
HB2417 P* signatures; electronic transactions; blockchain technology
HB2440 P* state fleet; inventory reduction See Vote
HB2492 P* jobs; incentives; credits; grants
HB2499 P* facilities relocation; public utility easements
HB2504 C public accommodation; disability; discrimination; sanctions
HB2528 C index exemptions; unused tax credits See Vote
HCR2010 C application; Article V convention
HCR2021 C suicide prevention month
HR2001 P* welcoming the Ultimate Fighting Championship
HR2003 C Arizona aerospace day
SB1108 C cash assistance; children
SB1337 C industrial hemp; licensing
SB1366 C peace officer; victim; aggravating factor
SB1449 C child; family advocacy center; appropriation.
SCR1006 C death resolution; M. Lee Allison
SCR1007 C death resolution; John Hays
SCR1008 C death resolution; Rick Lavis
SCR1034 C death resolution; Eleanor Ann Day

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