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March 21, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures $600,000 for YMCA Drowning Prevention Services Facility Improvements

(Tucson, A.Z.) Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces $600,000 in federal funds have been appropriated to the YMCA of Southern Arizona for improvements to the Drowning Prevention Services Facility. This funding is part of Rep. Kirkpatrick’s Community Project Funding allocations included in the government funding package, “Omnibus” that passed last week.  These funds will be used towards…

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March 16, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Over 2.8 million for Amity Foundation, Expanding Mother’s Hub at Circle Tree Ranch

Honors the Recent Passing of Amity Founder, Naya Arbiter (Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces over $2.8 million in federal funds have been appropriated to Amity Foundation’s project for Mother’s Hub at Circle Tree Ranch. This funding is part of Rep. Kirkpatrick’s Community Project Funding allocations included in the government funding package, “Omnibus,” that passed last week. The…

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March 15, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Over $1.1 Million for Cochise County Animal Shelter 

(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces over $1.1 million in federal funds have been appropriated to allow Cochise County, in coordination with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Friends of the Bisbee Animal Shelter, to design and remodel a vacant County building into a modern animal shelter facility. This funding is part of Rep. Kirkpatrick’s Community Project Funding allocations included in the government…

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March 14, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Helps Secure Over $1.1 Million for Dunbar Pavilion School Rehabilitation Project

(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces over $1.1 million will go directly to Dunbar Pavilion and Dunbar School as part of the City of Tucson’s Arts & Culture Revitalization Initiative. This funding is part of Rep. Kirkpatrick’s Community Project Funding allocations which was included in the government funding package, “Omnibus” that passed last week.  These funds will support the City of Tucson…

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March 14, 2022


Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces $13,787,049 in Local Southern Arizona Projects 

Funding Expected to Pass House Tonight (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces that $13,787,049 in Community Project Funding she secured for Arizona during the Appropriations process, is included in the government funding package. The House will vote to pass the government funding package “Omnibus” later this evening. “I am incredibly pleased to vote for $13,787,049 in Community Project Funding in this…

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March 10, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass Omnibus Appropriations Funding Package 

Legislation helps lower costs for the middle class, create American jobs, and support the vulnerable [Washington, D.C.] – Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass H.R. 2471, government funding legislation. The bill’s transformative investment will help working families with the cost of living, create American jobs, and support the vulnerable who work hard. “As Arizona’s Appropriator, I am proud…

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March 8, 2022

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick Highlights Arizona Colleges and Universities Funding, $716 Million Under Democrats’ American Rescue Plan

[Washington, D.C.] – Ahead of the one-year anniversary of Democrats’ American Rescue Plan, Rep. Kirkpatrick announced that the landmark law has delivered $716 million to 72 Arizona colleges and universities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  These investments are helping make institutions of higher education – especially community colleges – more affordable while ensuring Arizona students stay on track…

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March 1, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Special State of the Union Guest

Highlights Service of Rural Cochise County Healthcare Advocate (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announced that Dr. Jonathan Melk will virtually join as her guest for the State of the Union address. Jonathan Melk runs the Chiricahua Community Health Centers in Cochise County, he has been an impactful voice on Rep. Kirkpatrick’s COVID-19 task force throughout…

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February 4, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass the America COMPETES Act

[Washington, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick celebrated the passage of the America COMPETES Act, a bold and transformative legislative package to supercharge American production of chips, strengthen U.S. supply chains and strengthen American manufacturing, advance U.S. scientific excellence and research and position American interest and values to win on the world stage.  This package will ensure…

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January 31, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick: New White House Guide Helps Southern Arizona Communities Access Historic Investments Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

[Washington, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick shared a comprehensive new guide from the Biden Administration to help Arizona communities navigate all of the historic investments under the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.  This guidebook, available here, highlights how local communities can take full advantage of urgently-needed infrastructure funding for road maintenance, expanded public transit, airport…

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