Press Releases

July 24, 2019 Press Release

(Washington) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement after the House passed H.R.

July 18, 2019 Press Release

[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.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

(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.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

(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.

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2500, FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. This responsible national defense authorization bill authorizes the funding needed for a strong, smart national defense strategy.

February 27, 2019 Press Release
Kirkpatrick’s First Bill of 116th Congress Passes as Part of Major Public Lands Package

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.

January 22, 2019 Press Release
Subcommittees: Defense, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services

Washington, D.C. -  Rep. Kirkpatrick issued the following statement in response to the unveiling of subcommittee assignments. Rep. Kirkpatrick will serve on the Appropriations Committee and has been designated to the following three subcommittees: Defense, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies and the Financial Services subcommittee.

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January 22, 2019 Press Release

TUCSON Rep. Kirkpatrick issued the following statement in response to the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) approving provisions under Arizona’s Medicaid waiver that would harm thousands of Arizonans as well as Arizona hospitals.

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January 17, 2019 Press Release
Diverse Group Sign As Original Co-Sponsors of American Dream Employment Act

WASHINGTON—Today, with the support of Democratic colleagues, Representative Kirkpatrick introduced her first bill of the 116th Congress, the American Dream Employment Act, a bill that would allow DACA beneficiaries to serve on Capitol Hill.  Under current law, employment in the House and Senate is limited to individuals who are U.S.

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January 15, 2019 Press Release
Kirkpatrick will serve on exclusive power committee designated as the “Power of the Purse”

Washington, D.C. -  Rep. Kirkpatrick issued the following statement in response to the unveiling of committee assignments. Rep. Kirkpatrick will serve on the Appropriations Committee, considered to be one of Congress’ exclusive “power committees. Rep.

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