Thursday, September 15, 2016

Statements from House Democrats on the passing of former Governor Rose Mofford

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Several House Democrats released the following statements about the death of former Arizona Gov. Rose Mofford:

House Democratic Leader Eric Meyer, D- Paradise Valley (District 28)
“Gov. Mofford will remain an Arizona icon. She was more than Arizona’s first female governor. She was a true leader who could bring people together to see the best parts of our state.  Her enthusiasm and dedication to Arizona and the people in it will be remembered and missed.”

Rep. Lela Alston, D-Phoenix (District 24)

“For decades Rose Mofford has been my hero. She was also my friend and my supporter. I join many others in profoundly mourning her passing. The depth of her service to Arizona is immeasurable and the effects will influence the state for generations to come. She was truly one of the finest ladies in the state and will remain so in our memories.”

Rep. Debbie McCune Davis, D-Phoenix (District 30)

“There never was a better advocate for Arizona than Gov. Rose Mofford. I will always associate her with what is special about this place. Her love of this state was reflected in her actions as a leader and a trailblazer. Her willingness to provide a steady hand during some tumultuous times stands out both in my memory and in history. It was a privilege to know and work with her.”


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