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Matt Heinz

Matt Heinz

Matt Heinz is a medical doctor who works as a hospitalist at Tucson Medical Center. He represents District 2 on the Pima County Board of Supervisors and was a member of the Arizona House of Representatives from 2009-2013. He is also a former official in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

COMMENTARY

Anti-LGBTQ ‘hatred bills’ are dangerous to Arizonans — and bad for business

By: and - February 8, 2022

While serving as openly gay members of the Arizona House of Representatives, we were both confronted with — and voted against — homophobic bills routinely introduce by far right-wing members of the Republican Party.  Public opinion has shifted substantially since our years in the legislature, and we hoped these attacks on the LGBTQ+ community were […]

COMMENTARY

What Arizona must do to protect the most vulnerable from COVID-19

By: - May 7, 2020

Thousands of our most vulnerable neighbors are at serious risk of falling through the cracks: the incarcerated population.