Rick Murphy – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Senator District 21, Arizona

Arizona Republican Party
PO Box 6299Peoria, AZ 85385
(623) 486-4488
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Married to Penny (since Sept. 2000)

Children - Ricky (15) & Celeste (13) plus 6 foster children

Foster Parents to 21 additional children (3-6 at a time) since 2007

Phoenix Metro Native

Long-time NW Valley Resident

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Small Business Owner, present

Realtor, 1992-present.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Chair, Arizona Federation of Taxpayers Association

Former Board Member/Founding Member/Counselor, Hemophilia Association

Volunteer Junior High Youth Coach

Republican Precinct Committee Member, 1996

Member-at-Large, Congressional District 2, Arizona Republican Party

1st Vice Chair, District 9, Arizona Republican Party

Past District 16 Republican 1st/2nd Vice Chairman.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Representative, Arizona State House of Representatives, 2004-present.

Ways & Means Committee - Chairman (current)

Appropriations Committee - Member (current)

Health & Human Services Committee - Member (current)/past Vice-Chairman

Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services - Chairman

Government Committee - Member

Public Institutions & Retirement - Member

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

Christ's Church of the Valley - Jr. High Youth Leader (since 2002)

Christ's Church of the Valley - Jr. High Bible Study Leader (since 2002)

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