About Pamela Powers Hannley

Long-time blogger and political activist, Pamela Powers Hannley holds a masters’ degree in public health from the University of Arizona and a bachelors’ degree in journalism from the Ohio State University. She has worked for many years in communications and public relations. Powers Hannley stepped down from her position as the managing editor of the American Journal of Medicine to serve Legislative District 9 in the Arizona House. Powers Hannley won her seat in November 2016 and won her re-election bid in 2018. She continues to work part-time social media editor for the journal. In addition to Blog for Arizona, she writes her own blog, The The Tucson Progressive and has contributed political stories to the Huffington Post. Powers Hannley is co-director of Arizonans for a New Economy, Arizona’s public banking initiative. Political website: PowersForThePeople.net Facebook Page: Pamela Powers Hannley for House Tucson Progressive on Facebook: Tucson Progressive Twitter handle: @p2hannley Instagram: p2hannley

April 2022

Rep. PPH Podcast: As Day 100 Approaches, #AZLeg Shifts to Culture War Issues

By |2022-04-08T15:49:35-07:00April 8th, 2022|AZ Politics|

As the Arizona Legislature approaches the 100-day target for the end of session, the Republican Legislators have shifted their focus to passage of their party's most extreme bills. Rep. Pam Powers Hannley's latest podcast talks about the Culture War raging in the Legislature. The most recent episode features the 15 week abortion ban, school voucher expansion, homeless encampments and inequitable ambulance services.

November 2021

With Cash in the Coffers, Will Arizona Finally Invest in Healthy Children & Families? (video)

By |2021-11-10T14:48:05-07:00November 11th, 2021|AZ Government|

Arizona coffers are brimming with revenue from taxes and gaming. With so much cash on hand, it’s time for the Arizona Legislature to invest in the health and wellbeing of children and families – instead of more tax breaks for corporations and wealthy Arizonans. Expanding access to care will save the lives of new mothers and babies. We have the money. We need the political will.

October 2021

Cybersecurity, Corporate Surveillance & Crypto. How Safe Are We? (video)

By |2021-10-24T09:55:43-07:00October 24th, 2021|AZ Government|

In the US, there is little or no Internet regulation to protect the privacy of the unassuming public or to ensure the accuracy of information disseminated through social media. Consumers are left to ferret out scams and misinformation on their own. The highly unregulated landscape of Internet-based commerce and finance is the ideal breeding ground for risky, get-rich-quick schemes. Enter cryptocurrency, nonfungible tokens (NFTs), and blockchain.

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