October 31, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass Resolution for Open Hearings on Impeachment Inquiry

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement today on the House passage of a resolution that establishes the process and procedures for open hearings as the House moves forward with the next phase of the impeachment inquiry: “The resolution we passed today will ensure that all the hearings, witnesses and evidence are presented in a fair…

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October 30, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass “Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act” to Block New Uranium Mining

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Kirkpatrick today voted with the House of Representatives to pass the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act. The bill’s passage comes shortly ahead of a deadline for recommendations by the Trump administration’s Nuclear Fuel Working Group, which could suggest opening the Grand Canyon region to new mining claims. Grijalva chairs the House Natural Resources Committee,…

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October 23, 2019

U.S. Rep. Kirkpatrick Academy Nomination Deadline Approaching

(Tucson, AZ) —The Office of Congresswoman Kirkpatrick is currently accepting applications for our Nation’s four service academies: United States Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, West Point, and the Naval Academy. To be considered for a nomination, candidates should have a strong academic background, participation in school and community activities, a high standard of physical fitness, and a desire to…

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September 26, 2019

Arizona Democratic Delegation Urges Senate to Pass Bipartisan Spending Bills, Reopen the Government, and Stand Up for Federal Workers

WASHINGTON—Today, Representatives Raúl M. Grijalva, Ruben Gallego, Tom O’Halleran, Ann Kirkpatrick, and Greg Stanton called on the U.S. Senate to pass the House of Representatives’ bipartisan funding bills and reopen the federal government before federal workers begin missing their paychecks. Due to the Trump Administration’s decision to prioritize the construction of a border wall over…

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September 26, 2019

U.S. Rep. Kirkpatrick Responds to President Trump’s Oval Office Border Address: Fictional Narrative

Washington, D.C. –  Rep. Kirkpatrick issued the following statement this morning in response to President Trump’s Tuesday evening address over government shutdown over border wall funding.   “The President has been unable to deliver his one campaign promise, so last night he cried wolf in the name of security,” said Rep. Kirkpatrick. “Southern Arizonans know…

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September 26, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes on Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

(Washington) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3375 Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, legislation that would require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt critical consumer protections, require all carriers, over time, to implement a new technology to make sure that caller-ID information is appropriately authenticated with no additional line item charge…

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September 26, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes on Long-Overdue Pay Raise For Up to 33 Million Workers

[Washington] – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to increase the paychecks of American workers by passing H.R. 582, the Raise The Wage Act, to gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 and restore the value of work in our economy by lifting struggling workers and their families out of poverty. “Southern…

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September 26, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes on Resolution Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt

(Washington) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement after the House passed a Contempt Resolution H.Res. 497, the resolution recommends that the House of Representatives find Attorney General of the United States, William P. Barr, and Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas duly issued by the…

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September 26, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick and Rep. Gosar Bipartisan Bill for Injured and Disabled Veterans Passes House Committee Markup

(Washington, DC) —Today, bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Rep. Kirkpatrick (AZ-02) passed in the House Homeland Security Committee mark-up. The legislation would provide expedited security screening under Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Pre® to certain qualified, severely injured or disabled Veterans. There are approximately 70,000 Veterans with an amputee and over 130,000…

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September 26, 2019

House Passes Natural Resources Management Package and The Udall Park Land Exchange Completion Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass the historic Natural Resources Management Act, a bipartisan conservation and public lands package. The package includes The Udall Land Exchange Completion Act, a bill that Rep. Kirkpatrick introduced to the House. The Udall Park Land Exchange will complete a complex agreement made between the City of Tucson and the…

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