Arizona House Rep. Alma Hernandez Is Making National Waves

Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 11:32am
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Standing out among 60 representatives at the state House isn’t always easy, but freshman Democratic Rep. Alma Hernandez, the sister of fellow Rep. Daniel Hernandez, isn’t just making waves here at home, she’s also drawing national attention.

The Hill included Rep. Hernandez among its Latina Leaders to watch this summer, and she’s checking off a number of “firsts” in the Arizona Legislature — including being the youngest woman ever elected there.

The Show spoke with her to talk about her newfound spotlight.

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