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Rep. Rosanna Gabaldon, D-Sahuarita

Rep. Rosanna Gabaldon, D-Sahuarita

Name: Rosanna Gabaldon

Chamber: House of Representatives

Party: Democrat

Profession: Sahuarita Town Council, 2009-2012.

Hometown: Sahuarita

Legislative District: No. 2, which includes all of Santa Cruz County as well as southern reaches of Pima County, southern parts of Tucson and the community of South Tucson.

Committee Assignments: Agriculture and Water; Financial Institutions

Previous or Current Elected Offices: Sahuarita Town Council, 2009-2012.

Highlights of Community Involvement: Serves on the boards of the Green Valley Sahuarita Community Food Bank, Friends of the Green Valley Library and the Southeast Arizona Citizen Advisory Council of the U.S. International Boundary Water Commission.

Why She Ran: “It gives me an opportunity to serve the citizens. I enjoy being a public servant, I enjoy being part of the community and I want to work toward advocating for the issues that matter to my constituency.”

Her Focus: “I have three main areas I want to focus on. The first is education, the second is the economy and job creation and the final area is water.”

Bills: A primary sponsor of SB 1160, which would allow a federally issued employment authorization document to serve as proof that the applicant’s presence in the United States is authorized under federal law.

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