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Fifty-second Legislature - First Regular Session
  Diego Espinoza

Diego Espinoza

District 19

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 118
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3134
Fax Number: (602) 417-3273

Personal Information:
Home City:Tolleson
Occupation:Owner of Fuego Bar and Grill
Member Since:2014
Jose “Diego” Espinoza is currently serving his second term in the House of Representatives for Legislative District 19 (LD19). LD19 serves residents in Avondale, Tolleson and West Phoenix. In addition to proudly serving in the state legislature, Representative Espinoza’s professional career includes prior public service as a Council Member and Vice Mayor of Tolleson, Arizona and owning and operating a successful small business.
    Over the years, Representative Espinoza has served on numerous boards and commissions including:
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)
  • Board of Hispanic Caucus (Chair)
  • Arizona Latino Caucus
  • Native American Caucus
  • Commerce Committee
  • Banking and Financial Services Committee
  • Maricopa County Community Development Advisory Commission
  • Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • National League of Cities and Towns
  • Hispanic Forum de Oeste
  • United States Green Building Council
  • Energy Star
  • Rebuild America
  • National Council for La Raza
  • Tolleson Community Action Program Advisory Board
  • Tolleson Advisory Board Chair for the Salvation Army
  • Blessed Sacrament Event Coordinator
  • Teen Youth Council Mentor
  • Tolleson Service Committee
  • Tolsun Farms Block Watch

In 2007, Representative Espinoza opened Fuego Bar & Grill. His talents in marketing strategies, team building, and business administration has allowed the business to grow substantially over the years. As a pride point for Tolleson, Arizona, Representative Espinoza ensures this restaurant provides opportunities to give back to the community by hosting numerous events throughout the year.

To compliment his professional career, Representative Espinoza has earned a Total Quality Management Certificate, an Associate of Arts in Organizational Leadership, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and is a proud graduate of Hispanic Leadership Institute-West and Leadership West.


Committee Assignments
Banking and Financial Services Member Click Here Click Here
Commerce Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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HB2123 C competency restoration; treatment; costs
HB2124 C WQARF funding; state treasurer; transfers
HB2125 C DHS; state food standards
HB2201 P procurement; Arizona bidders; preference
HB2312 C amusement gambling; merchandise prize value
HB2313 C motor vehicle franchises; motorcycle dealers
HB2359 C liquor licenses; aggrieved parties; hearing
HB2360 C liquor licenses; stores; proximity; exception
HB2370 C texting while driving; prohibition
HB2376 C traffic complaint quotas; prohibition
HB2410 C municipalities; traffic citation quota; prohibition See Vote
HB2411 C defensive driving schools; eligibility
HB2457 C appropriation; community information and referral
HB2458 C supplemental appropriation; foster care placement
HB2459 C tax credit; foster parents
HB2460 C child care waiting list; appropriation
HB2462 C genetically engineered foods; labeling
HB2464 C synthetic plastic microbead products; prohibition
HB2465 C pesticide prohibition; neonicotinoids
HB2466 C schools; health information; website posting
HB2468 C corporate tax freeze; educational outcomes
HB2469 C nutrition assistance program; farmers' markets
HB2476 C sex education programs; requirements
HB2486 C university admission requirements; foreign language
HB2487 C community colleges; tuition waivers
HB2500 C unpaid leave; employee; military family
HB2502 C labor; rest periods; meal breaks
HB2505 C paid sick and safe time
HB2506 C private prison contractors; public records
HB2507 C private prison study committee
HB2517 C internet crimes against children; fund See Vote
HB2520 C appropriation; grants; reading-intensive programs
HB2534 C ballots; defects; notice; cure
HB2544 C special license plates; discontinuation; reissue
HB2546 C independent expenditures; corporations; funding disclosures.
HB2547 C campaign finance disclosures; corporations; entities.
HB2548 C foreign nonprofit corporations; foreign LLCs.
HB2549 C independent expenditures; corporations; unions; audit.
HB2552 C emergency contraception
HB2553 C human trafficking victim; vacating conviction
  (NOW: sex trafficking victim; vacating conviction
See Vote
HB2576 C tax; solar energy devices
HB2585 C secondary motor vehicle finance transactions
HB2591 C securities registration; exemption; website operators. See Vote
HB2597 C theft; delivered package; mail; classification
HB2618 C pet dealers; dogs; prohibitions
HB2624 C critical health information; emergency responders
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCR2018 C voting age; sixteen years
HCR2020 C ratification; equal rights amendment
HCR2021 C women's reproductive rights; support
HCR2029 C persons with disabilities; employment; support
HCR2031 C Citizens United decision; repeal
HR2005 P death resolution; Officer Tyler Stewart
SB1179 C criminal damage; gangs; criminal syndicates
SB1180 C traffic accidents; reports; damage amount
SB1224 C municipalities; counties; prohibited security requirements
  (NOW: lighting; vehicle equipment
SB1227 C driver licenses; legal presence repeal.
SB1229 C immigration; law enforcement; repeal..
SB1324 C school buildings; excess square footage
SB1325 C first responder special plates
SB1326 C wrongful arrest; record clearance
SB1327 C employment discrimination; prohibition
SCR1010 P Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1020 P Mayor John Driggs; death resolution


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