Yassamin Ansari is the Vice Mayor of Phoenix and the youngest woman ever elected to the Phoenix City Council, representing one of the most diverse districts in the fifth-largest and fastest growing city in the country.
The proud daughter of immigrants and graduate of Stanford and Cambridge universities, Yassamin led the charge to pass the city’s first Climate Action Plan, has fought for the protection of reproductive rights, and secured millions in free tuition for students pursuing community college and good jobs in the trades.
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Phoenix Vice Mayor Yassamin Ansari discusses her campaign in the crowded Democratic primary for the Third District congressional seat being vacated by five-term Rep. Ruben Gallego.
Opinion: Cumbersome zoning laws slow construction and increase costs, making our housing shortage even worse. It’s time for Phoenix to lead the way on reform.
Most council members signed letters asking for more vouchers for the city; however, the debt ceiling agreement capped the budget.
Phoenix Vice-Mayor Yassamin Ansari joins Politics Unplugged to talk about her run for congress and what the federal government should do to address homelessness in the Valley.