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New lawmaker profile: Rep. Terri Proud

Name: Terri Proud??Chamber: House of Representatives

Party: Republican

Profession: Paralegal

Hometown: Tucson

Legislative District: No. 24, which borders Mexico and California south of Lake Havasu City.

Committee Assignments: Education, Technology and Infrastructure, Military Affairs and Public Safety.

Previous or Current Elected Offices: None.

Highlights of Community Involvement: State Coordinator for the Second Amendment March, a project of the NRA, and the Pima County Republican Liberty Caucus.

Why She Ran: Representative Proud felt the government was not representing the opinions of women either in the Legislature or the courts. She hopes to empower women in politics.

Her Focus: Representative Proud feels strongly about working to end domestic violence and promoting women’s rights.

A Bill: HB 2588 would give more secrecy and protection to people after they’ve legally changed their name.

Reporting by Sarah Whitmire, Cronkite News Service

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