Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act
House Democrats Strengthen ACA, While Trump Asks Supreme Court to Tear Law Down (Tucson, A.Z) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick took bold action to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by joining House Democrats to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. Today’s…
House Climate Crisis Action Plan Highlights Rep. Kirkpatrick’s PILT Bill
Rep. Kirkpatrick’s Legislation Stabilizes Funding Distribution for Counties and Local Governments (Tucson, AZ)– On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis unveiled a comprehensive congressional climate action framework, highlighting Rep. Kirkpatrick’s bill H.R.3043 – Permanently Reauthorizing PILT Act, as an important tool in the effort to solve the climate crisis. The Select Committee’s…
ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick Slams Trump Administration’s Brief Asking Supreme Court to Strike Down Affordable Care Act During Pandemic
As the Trump Administration filed its brief with the Supreme Court asking the justices to strike down the entirety of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Kirkpatrick released a new report finding that the number of Americans who would lose health coverage if the Republican lawsuit succeeds has grown to more than 23 million amid the historic health and economic emergency of the coronavirus. The report finds that 363,000 Arizonans would lose their health insurance.
Rep. Kirkpatrick Calls for Urgent Attention to Migrant Detention Facilities Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement after receiving an inadequate response from ICE regarding the urgent and alarming reports describing conditions at a Southern Arizona migrant detention facility. The Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick is asking for immediate attention to review the horrific reports and inadequate oversight from ICE.
ICYMI: Reps. Gallego, Grijalva, Kirkpatrick, and O’Halleran Ask Gov. Ducey About Deploying AZ National Guard to Assist With COVID-19 Testing
Reps. Gallego, Grijalva, Kirkpatrick, and O’Halleran inquired whether Governor Doug Ducey intends to deploy the Arizona National Guard to provide logistical and staffing support for conducting COVID-19 testing, specifically in undeserved areas, areas with spikes in cases, and areas with high COVID-19 positive test rates.