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Sen. Juan Mendez, D-Tempe

Sen. Juan Mendez, D-Tempe

Sen. Juan Mendez is the ranking member on the Senate Government Committee and represents District 26.

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Three reforms to improve Arizona’s health are being ignored by the GOP majority

By: - February 22, 2021

One year into the coronavirus pandemic, Arizona has suffered greatly, but the chance for vaccination gives us some hope. The sheer scale of the sickness – over 800,000 cases in our state, resulting in over 56,000 people hospitalized, and more than 15,000 dead – has revealed some shortcomings in our public health system, in and many cases it has made those shortcomings worse.

COMMENTARY

Why is Sen. Martha McSally absent on clean car standards?

By: and - October 29, 2019

This blatant attempt to thwart the Clean Air Act and would effectively strip all states of their ability to control pollution from cars and trucks.

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We need the whole truth on Montgomery and Martinez

By: , , , and - August 22, 2019

Montgomery chose this weak response – chose to protect a powerful man over the women in the County Attorney’s office and the entire justice system – despite a written record that Martinez’s misconduct goes back 30 years.