Gloria Rebecca Gomez

Gloria Rebecca Gomez

Gloria Gomez joined the Arizona Mirror in August 2022. She graduated in 2022 with bachelor's degrees in journalism and political science, with a Spanish minor.

Ex-inmates would face less food insecurity under GOP proposal to ease SNAP restrictions

By: - January 18, 2022

For Kara Janssen, walking out the front doors of Perryville Prison in 2016 was stressful enough without having to worry about food security, especially with three children to think about.  “You get $200 when you’re leaving prison,” Janssen said. “They kick you out and say, ‘Good luck,’ and expect you to go and rejoin society.”  […]

Nativist Republicans call on Ducey to militarize the border to stop an ‘invasion’

By: - January 14, 2022

A nativist former top Trump White House official on Wednesday exhorted Gov. Doug Ducey to use Arizona’s National Guard to turn immigrants back at the border.   Ken Cuccinelli, a top United States Citizenship and Immigration Services official in Donald Trump’s administration, said Ducey has the constitutional ability to direct national guardsmen to remove those crossing […]

Democrats diss Ducey for ignoring school funding needs, COVID-19 challenges

By: - January 10, 2022

Democrats and public school advocates said Gov. Doug Ducey had two glaring holes in his final State of the State speech on Monday: funding for public schools and COVID-19. “If we truly want Arizona to be unstoppable, our priority should be increasing education attainment,” said Education Forward Arizona President & CEO Rich Nickel, referencing Ducey’s […]