Andy Biggs

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Andy Biggs
Andy Biggs, official portrait, 115th Congress.jpg
U.S. Representative from Arizona's 5th Congressional District
From: January 3, 2017 – present
Predecessor Matt Salmon
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former President of the Arizona Senate
From: January 14, 2013 – January 3, 2017
Predecessor Steve Pierce
Successor Steve Yarbrough
Former State Senator from Arizona's 12th District
From: January 14, 2013 – January 3, 2017
Predecessor John Nelson
Successor Warren Petersen
Former State Senator from Arizona's 22nd District
From: January 10, 2011 – January 14, 2013
Predecessor Thayer Verschoor
Successor Judy Burges
Former State Representative from Arizona's 22nd District
From: January 2003 – January 2011
Predecessor Richard Miranda, John A. Lorendo
Successor Eddie Farnsworth, Steve Urie
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Party Republican
Spouse(s) Cindy Biggs
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Andrew Steven “Andy” Biggs, born November 7, 1958 (age 62), is the Republican representative from Arizona's 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Biggs was first elected to the office in 2016.

Biggs was named the chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee in the 115th Congress.

He previously served in the Arizona State Senate, representing District 12 from 2011 to 2017. He was president of the Senate from 2013 to 2017 and majority leader from 2011 to 2012. He also served in the Arizona House of Representatives, representing District 22 from 2003 to 2011.

Prior to public service, Biggs worked as an attorney with a license to practice in Arizona, Washington, and New Mexico.

Biggs has been a strong supporter of ending forever wars including the one in Afghanistan.[1]

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