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

Katie Hobbs

District 24

1700 W. Washington
Room 308
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5325
Fax Number: (602) 417-3136

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
HB2217 C extraordinary educators special plates
HB2400 P prior authorization; prescription drugs
  (NOW: study committee; prior authorization
HB2484 P veterans; hiring preference; tax credit
HB2530 C empowerment scholarship accounts; tests; surveys
HB2628 C prosecutor presence; interview of minor
HB2629 C tampering with a witness
HB2630 C JTED funding; 9th graders
HB2631 P unlawful discharge; firearm; intoxication
HB2649 P abortion; permitted practices
HCR2035 P recognizing Arizona caregivers
HCR2036 C Boy Scouts of America
SB1048 P death penalty; repeal
SB1049 P firearms; prohibition; postsecondary institutions
SB1050 P prohibited weapon; large capacity magazine
SB1051 P schools; bullying policies; sexual orientation
SB1057 C AHCCCS; ambulance services; rates
SB1090 P dependent children; placement; grandparents; stipend
SB1100 P ASDB; continuation
SB1106 P emergency contraception
SB1111 P spousal maintenance
SB1160 P driver licenses; authorized presence proof
SB1163 P employment discrimination; prohibition
SB1164 P adoption; considerations; marital status
SB1165 P marriage; qualifications.
SB1166 P identifying information; former public officials
SB1191 P CPS; child abuse; reporting system
SB1194 C Juneteenth day; state holiday
SB1197 C vehicle mileage tax; electric vehicles
SB1198 P license plate covers; prohibition
SB1199 P AHCCCS; service providers
SB1200 P financial abuse of elders; reports
SB1201 P caregiver registries
SB1206 P special license plates; standard design
SB1207 C prohibit special license plate issuance
SB1209 P minors; tobacco-derived products
SB1231 C public buildings; construction; indemnity See Vote
SB1240 P public sale of animals
SB1241 P teenage drivers; communication devices prohibited
SB1252 C schools; suicide prevention training
SB1253 C nutritional information; chain restaurants.
SB1255 P disclosures; lobbyists; special events; gifts
SB1256 C legislature; vacancies; appointments
SB1257 P high schools; nutrition standards
SB1258 P parenting time; decision-making; assault; prohibition
SB1265 C campaign finance; intermediary disclosure
SB1267 C large electronics recycling program
SB1268 P class G licensees; communication devices
SB1269 C primary enforcement; seat belt law.
SB1270 P class G driver licenses; new drivers
SB1271 C solar school grant program
SB1273 P alcohol; drug abuse; courts; treatment
SB1294 C grand jury; length of term
SB1299 P tax credits; rate reductions; suspension
SB1304 P palliative care
SB1305 P charter schools; governance; management contracts
SB1306 C latino college completion study committee
SB1307 P custodial parents; arrest; child care
SB1308 C schools; AP courses; information
SB1309 P firearm sales; transfers; background checks
SB1318 P shared revenue; Navajo technical college
SB1333 C homeowners' associations; elections; meetings
SB1334 C return to work program
SB1335 P secretary of state; committee prohibition
  (NOW: filing officer; campaign committee; prohibition
SB1337 C schools; CPR training See Vote
SB1343 C girls' youth organization special plates
SB1353 C health insurance; telemedicine See Vote
SB1354 P* child abuse by torture; offense
SB1355 P* prostitution; children; trafficking
SB1356 P* finger imaging; TANF; SNAP; repeal
SB1357 P* child welfare; reporting requirements
SB1358 P* sale of BPA products; prohibition
SB1359 P* schools; sex education.
SB1360 P* abortion; information
SB1361 P* schools; corporal punishment; prohibition
SB1375 P behavioral health services; dependent children See Vote
SB1384 C taxis; prearranged ground transportation service
SB1404 P* licensing eligibility; authorized presence
  (NOW: food handler card; authorized presence
SB1405 C adoption petitions
SB1406 P parental rights; termination; determinations
SB1408 C fingerprint clearance cardholders; background checks
  (NOW: fingerprint clearance card; adoption
SB1423 P* schools; bullying policies; definition
SB1443 C marijuana; postsecondary education; medical research
SB1453 C witness testimony; qualified immunity
SB1463 C counties; flood control districts; rules
SCR1001 P death penalty; prohibition
SCR1004 P marriage; qualifications.
SCR1020 P Sheriff Larry Dever; death resolution
SCR1021 P death resolution; Bill Konopnicki
SR1001 P immigration reform; principles


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