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August 6, 2020

ICYMI: Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Casework Assistance Virtual Hours

New Streamlined Digital Practices (Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement announcing the office’s improved digital authorization release form for constituents. The new digital form coincides with the casework team’s virtual office hours, which allows Southern Arizonans to receive assistance from congressional staff without leaving their home.  “Being accessible and accountable to…

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July 30, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass Child Care for Economic Recovery Act & Child Care Is Essential Act

Upholds commitment to working families through improved access to quality child care during the COVID-19 crisis (Washington) – Yesterday, Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act, and H.R. 7027, the Child Care Is Essential Act. Both bills work to address issues relating to the affordability and accessibility of…

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July 24, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Highlights AZ Wins Included in Four-Bill Appropriations Minibus

$259.5 billion package invests For the People, with strong funding for priorities like food security, public health and safety, infrastructure, environment and climate change (Tucson, A.Z) — Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass a package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills. The package consists of four bills that fund federal departments including State, Agriculture, Interior, and…

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July 24, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Advocates for Sonoran Corridor, Funding for Affordable Housing

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Approps Bill (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies bill. The legislation funds the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies, including th United States Interagency Council…

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July 23, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Massive Funding for Land Ports of Entry

AZ WINS: Douglas Port, DACA Federal Employment, Funding for Native American Communities (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 Financial Services and General Government bill. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of the Treasury, the Judiciary, the Executive Office of the President, and other independent agencies, including the…

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July 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass Great American Outdoors Act

Advocates for Protecting and Enriching Arizona’s Public Lands (Tucson, A.Z) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass H.R. 1957, the Great American Outdoors Act, to provide permanent, full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and establish the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund.  This strong, bipartisan legislation, which passed the…

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July 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Joins Colleagues in Demanding Answers About Deployment of Unidentified Federal Law Enforcement Personnel and Ongoing Actions in Portland

Barr ignored Members’ request last month for information about unidentified law enforcement in D.C. (Tucson, A.Z.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick joined her colleagues Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and over 100 House Members in demanding information from Attorney General William Barr and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf about…

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July 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Funding for Chiricahua National Monument, Indian Health Services and More

Funding for Conservation, Native American Communities, Environmental Protections (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces funding victories from the FY2021 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill which passed full committee and is next expected to be voted on by the House. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of the Interior, the Environmental…

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July 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Policy Win for DREAMERS

 DACA Recipients Eligible for Federal Employment  (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 2021 Legislative Branch bill. The bill includes provisions that would allow DACA receipts to work on Capitol Hill, a policy that helps Rep. Kirkpatrick’s legislation, The American Dream Employment Act. The full bill funds the Legislative Branch…

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July 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Commerce Justice and Science Funding

Includes Funds for Tohono O’odham Community College; UofA, NASA Partnership (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies bill. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. “This…

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