Jennifer Jermaine for AZ House of Representatives LD 18


In The Media

Take a look at some of the articles Jennifer has appeared in on causes that matter to you.

Jennifer Jermaine: Public School grad and advocate

Jennifer Jermaine has long dedicated her career to public service in the nonprofit sector, but this was the year for her to take it to the next level…

Katie Campbell (AZ Capitol Times)

Governor Ducey signs bill for missing and murdered Indigenous women

Governor Ducey signed House Bill 2570 Tuesday. The bill was introduced by Representative Jennifer Jermaine. It will create a 21 member study committee on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

NBC 12 News

Two Chandler women put a blue dent in Red East Valley

When we were moving, we looked carefully at school districts because we wanted our daughter to have a good education,” she said. “I could see what was happening to public education and I wanted to do something about it.”

Paul Maryniak and Jason Stone (East Valley Tribune)

Dist. 18 Reps reveal their priorities for legislative action

According to her studies, Pima and Maricopa community colleges lost approximately $15 million in state funding during the great recession 10 years ago, which has yet to be restored…

Noah Kutz (Wrangler News)

Sunday Square Off: Deaths and disappearances of Native American women

Arizona has one of the highest murder rates in the country for Native American women. Democratic State Rep. Jennifer Jermaine of Chandler explains how her bill would shine a light on an “unknown epidemic” – the deaths and disappearances of indigenous women.

NBC 12 News

Bill changing rules on initiative process passes state House

And Rep. Jennifer Jermaine, D-Chandler, , accused Republican lawmakers of trying to undermine the petition process and make it more difficult, particularly for grass-roots organizations, because…

Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services)


Mothers and supporters of breastfeeding gather at Capitol for Nationwide Nurse-in

“Our state claims to have family values. Let’s actually support families,” she said. “Let’s support children. Let’s support them in their most vulnerable young stages and help them grow.”

Kelsey Mo (Cronkite News)

Arizona House OKs more hurdles to initiative process

“Save Our Schools Arizona did not have big money backers,” she said. “These were moms, dads, grandparents and everyday Arizonans who stood up to this legislative body and said ‘no.’”…

Howard Fischer (

Committed to public service: ASU Watts College alumni elected to public office

“The number one issue in District 18 is public education,” Jermaine said. “I would really like to see us find a permanent funding stream for public education as our economy goes in cycles, and where we are at in the cycle is anyone’s guess.”



Quik Trip plan may not need city approval any more

“This sounds like it is more than a simple zoning issue,” the freshman Chandler lawmaker said. “There is a public safety concern for the neighborhood, surrounding medical facilities and transit center.”

Paul Maryniak (Ahwatukee Foothills News)

Brownies’ project provokes GOP leader attack

“I told Republican leadership that it was a bill submitted by our constituents, girls age 8 and 9 who were learning about the legislative process,” Jermaine told AFN “The bill was never ‘First Read’ and never given a committee hearing, so to say that they ‘killed it’ is dishonest and demeaning of the committee process.”

Paul Maryniak (Ahwatukee Foothills News)

Tempe vigil honors those killed in New Zealand mosque massacre

State Rep. Jennifer Jermaine said: “I’m here through the lens of love.”

AZ Family

Arizona legislators take actions on Native American murder, missing women

“It’s surfacing now because we have indigenous women in the halls of power now. We have members of Congress, we have state of executive offices and we have state legislators’ seats, we have a voice now and we’re bringing it to the forefront,”…

Brahm Resnik (12 News)

Arizona House Moves Forward on Bill for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

“For our indigenous population, it tells them that the state of Arizona paying attention. The state of Arizona hears their cries for help and takes this problem seriously,”…

Emma Gibson (Arizona Public Media)

Inside the Fight for Missing and Murdered Indingenous Women

“One of the big issues that we have in Arizona is that urban law enforcement agencies are not tracking a lot of this data,” Jermaine wrote Splinter. “Another is that state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies are not working cross-jurisdictionally to solve these crimes.”…

Nick Martin (Splinter)