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January 12, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Introduces Bill To Designate January 8th Memorial as a National Memorial

Honors victims’ legacies and community resilience ten years after the tragedy (TUCSON, AZ ) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick re-introduced the January 8th National Memorial Act, which would affiliate the now-completed January 8th Memorial in Tucson with the National Park System, thereby making it a National Memorial. The bill has garnered support from Arizona House delegation…

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January 7, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Demands the Removal of President Trump From Office

(Washington, DC) — Today, the Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement. “We have known for a long time that this President is unfit for office,” said Rep. Kirkpatrick. “What transpired yesterday at the Capitol, the seditionist uprising that we witnessed, was incited directly by the Commander-in-Chief — who has control over our nuclear arsenal. That is…

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January 6, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Condemns Violence & Mass Assault on Our Democracy

(Washington, DC) — Tonight, the Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick responds to ongoing violence and disruption of democratic processes in the nation’s capital. Rep. Kirkpatrick and her staff remain safe and locked down.  “Today will go down as a dark day in American history,” Rep. Kirkpatrick said. “What should have been a peaceful, honored, and routine process —…

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December 23, 2020

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick & AZ Colleagues Deliver Funding Victory to Launch New, Expanded Tourism Program

New pilot program projected to generate millions of dollars for Arizona’s economy (Washington, D.C.) —The new federal spending bill passed by Congress Monday night includes a provision for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection “to initiate a pilot program to expand travel opportunities” for travelers from Mexico, a move that could generate up to $181…

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December 21, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass Omnibus Appropriations and Coronavirus Relief Package

Democrats Secure Substantial Investments in Critical Priorities; Legislation Provides $900 Billion in Urgent Coronavirus Relief WASHINGTON — Tonight, Rep. Kirkpatrick issued the following statement after the passage of the omnibus spending bill consisting of all 12 fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, coronavirus relief, and authorizations. The measure was considered as a divided question, with Divisions…

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December 17, 2020

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick and Arizona Delegation Democrats Urge State Action on Rental Assistance & Eviction Prevention

(Washington, DC) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick and her Democratic colleagues in the Arizona delegation wrote a letter to Governor Ducey for answers on how the State is working to prevent Arizonans from losing their homes as the eviction moratorium expires.  While the Representatives are working to provide assistance on the federal level, they urged Governor Ducey…

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December 8, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Arizona Victories in Final NDAA Passage

Introduced Amendments for A-10 Transparency and Wildlife Protections  (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick joined her House colleagues to pass the Conference Report on H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021. The NDAA authorizes $732 billion in discretionary spending for our national defense for FY 2021, including approximately…

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December 3, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Fights for Land Ports of Entry Funding in Final FY2021 Funding Bill

Emphasizes urgent need for modernization of Arizona LPOEs (Washington, DC) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick and her colleagues sent a letter to House and Senate leadership emphasizing the need to include $2.8 billion for land ports of entry (LPOE) modernization in the FY2021 appropriations funding bill.  In July, Rep. Kirkpatrick was successful in securing funding for…

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December 1, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Voices Support for Tucson Mayor Regina Romero’s Curfew Request to Curb the Spread of COVID-19

Cites need to take vigorous action against the alarming rate of spread in Southern Arizona (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Kirkpatrick released the following statement in support of Tucson Mayor Romero’s request for the establishment of a mandatory curfew to curb the spread of COVID-19.  “I stand in solidarity with Mayor Romero’s decision to request…

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October 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Hosts Weekly COVID-19 Task Force

Concerns of Rising Cases, Eviction Concerns (TUCSON, A.Z.) — The Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement on this week’s COVID-19 Task Force meeting. Since May, the task force has had weekly conference calls to discuss the economic and health impacts of COVID-19 throughout Southern Arizona and provide federal updates.   The weekly agenda includes…

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