Rebecca (Rebecca) Rios (D-SS27)
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Capitol: 602.926.3073
FAX: 602.926.3429
District: 602.425.7816
Senator
Arizona State Senate
Room 213 Capitol Complex - Senate 1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890

District Office:
1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Van Jenerette   DOB: 6/4/1967
Committee Assignments
MemberJoint Legislative Council
MemberSenate Committee on Rules
MemberJoint Committee on Capital Review
Counties Representing
Maricopa

Bio

Personal Information- Home City- South Phoenix Occupation- Member Since- 1995-2000, 2005-2011, 2015-present -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rebecca Rios is the Senator for Arizona's District 27 and currently holds the position of Senate Democratic Leader for Arizona's 55th Legislature. Firstelected in 1995, Rebecca has served in both the House and Senate Chambers, and served in the leadership positions of Whip, Assistant Leader and Leader. She was theDemocratic leader of the House of Representatives from 2016-2018 and is the first woman in the history of Arizona to hold that title. Rebecca lead a Democratic Caucus thatwas majority female, also a 1st in Arizona history. Rebecca was born in Arizona to teenage parents. Her father, Pete Rios, was 1 of 14 children, and eventually became the first and only Latino President of the Arizona StateSenate. Rebecca followed in her father's footsteps, dedicating her life to public service, first as a social worker and eventually as a politician. After working in abureaucratic system that didn't adequately help children, Rebecca became motivated to run for office. Rebecca has earned a number of recognitions and awards for her commitment to serving her community including the Valle Del Sol Humanitarian Award, and being recognized asan Arizona Latina Trailblazer. Rebecca holds a master's degree in Social Work from Arizona State University.

Rebecca's proudest accomplishment to date is being Mom to her 3 children Diego, Milan and Vandon.