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Forty-eighth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Debbie McCune Davis

Debbie McCune Davis

District 14

1700 W. Washington
Room 311
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-4485
Fax Number: (602) 926-3429


Biographical Information:

Senator Debbie McCune Davis was born in Braddock, Pennsylvania; however economic opportunity moved the family to Arizona in 1963.  She attended R. E. Simpson in the Alhambra Elementary School District  and Orangewood Elementary School in the Washington Elementary School District.  During her years at Washington High School she was involved in a variety of activities at both school and church.  She became involved in Student Council during her Junior and Senior year, graduating in 1969.

She began her higher education at Glendale Community College and graduated from Arizona State University in 1975 with a degree in Sociology.  During this time she married and started a family.  In 1978 Debbie was elected to the House of Representatives at the age of 27.  She served as Minority Whip from 1982-1994.

Today, working as Program Director of the Arizona Partnership for Immunization Debbie is on the ground floor of creating a statewide registry for tracking immunizations of children.  She returned to the House of Representatives in 2002 and was elected to the Senate in 2006.

Debbie’s key legislative priorities include Education, Health Care, Neighborhood Issues and Consumer Issues.  She works closely with neighborhood groups to keep neighborhoods resilient and safe.  Ensuring schools and universities have the ability to provide education opportunities for all Arizonans is also important to Debbie.

Debbie and her husband, Glenn Davis, have a blended family of five children and three grandchildren.  They continue to live in Central/West Phoenix.


Committee Assignments
Education K-12 Member Click Here Click Here
Financial Institutions, Insurance and Retirement Member Click Here Click Here
Finance Member Click Here Click Here
Rules Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2206 P teacher shortage student loan program
HB2220 C procurement code; exemption
HB2493 P energy production; tax credits
HB2539 P regulations; payday loans
HB2541 C insurance; mental health coverage; parity
HB2591 P school districts; registered nurses
HB2594 P domestic relations; support judgments; interest
HB2623 P AHCCCS; children's health insurance program
HB2644 C lobbyists; gift ban
HB2667 C appropriation; developmental disabilities
HB2699 C unauthorized persons; border security
HB2704 P pediatric early childhood literacy
HB2710 C home sales; water supply disclosure
HB2711 P hazardous substances; insurance
HB2712 C clean elections; matching funds limit
HB2724 C income based tuition waiver scholarships
HCR2045 C local mandates; funding
HCR2046 C equal rights amendment; ratification.
HCR2050 C fallen soldiers; unauthorized use
SB1108 C African-American affairs; commission
SB1110 C kinship foster care; grandparents; appropriation
SB1111 C foster care; age limit; extension
SB1112 C toxic fire response See Vote
SB1120 P* liquor; third party liability insurance
SB1121 P* lobbyists; prohibited acts
SB1155 C self-service storage agent license
SB1192 C appropriation; code talkers monument
SB1213 C appropriation; discounted health care services
SB1234 C schools; transportation funding.
SB1235 P school safety programs; revisions
SB1287 P* tax refunds; taxpayer identity
SB1288 P* insurance; automobile rates; zip codes
SB1289 P* occupational safety; employee death; penalties
  (NOW: mortgage licenses; financial institutions department
SB1290 P* adult immunization reporting system
SB1303 C apprentices; state construction projects.
SB1304 C appropriation; department of corrections; salaries
SB1306 C CPS; confidential information.
SB1320 P sales tax exemption; commercial photography See Vote
SB1338 C real estate disclosures; reports
  (NOW: joint nomination petitions; petition circulator
SB1345 C identity theft; freezing consumer report
  (NOW: identity theft; freezing credit report
SB1354 C tax credit; medical liability insurance
SB1355 C Goldwater range; concurrent jurisdiction
SB1356 P* marriage; dissolution; community property
SB1357 P* dissolution of marriage; attorney fees
SB1358 P* marriage; property; debts
SB1361 C AHCCCS; eligibility
SB1409 C schools; teacher compensation
SB1410 C appropriation; methamphetamine treatment
SB1411 C appropriation; childcare licensure
SB1412 C early intervention autism treatment; appropriation
SB1414 C Alzheimer's disease research; appropriation
SB1415 C master teacher program; appropriation
SB1416 C appropriation; immunizations
SB1417 C appropriation; math and science initiatives
SB1436 C nutritional information; chain restaurants
SB1438 P* home loan regulations
SB1439 P* mortgages; real property transfers
SB1449 C children's health insurance; co-payments; premiums
SB1457 C appropriation; Navajo Dilkon courthouse.
SB1468 C sentencing; misdemeanors involving hate.
SB1469 C marriage license fees; domestic violence
SB1472 C vehicle sales; cooling-off period
SB1473 C payday loans; military
SB1474 C long-term care insurance
SB1475 C AHCCCS; graduate medical expenses
SB1479 C Native American tribes; revenue sharing.
SB1481 P* AHCCCS eligibility privatization; repeal.
SB1517 C building rehabilitation code; local adoption
SB1562 P* voluntary full-day kindergarten
SB1578 C children's health insurance program; outreach
SB1579 P graduate medical education; appropriation
SB1580 C underage drinking; conviction; treatment
SB1620 P* insurance; late claim payments; penalty
SB1621 P* premarital and postmarital agreements; registry
SCR1019 C equal rights amendment; ratification
SCR1024 P school district expenditures; authorization.
SCR1029 C The Honorable Jeff Groscost


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