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September 26, 2019

U.S. Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Subcommittee Designations

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. “Defense, energy and water are central to Southern Arizona,”…

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September 26, 2019

U.S. Rep. Kirkpatrick Responds to New Medicaid Provisions that Jeopardize Health Coverage for Arizonans

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. One provision would allow the state to take coverage away from people for not meeting an 80 hour a month work requirement, and the…

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September 26, 2019

U.S. Rep. Kirkpatrick Introduces Legislation Allowing DREAMers Employment on Capitol Hill

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. citizens or lawful permanent residents…

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September 26, 2019

U.S. Rep. Kirkpatrick Appointed to Appropriations Committee

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. Kirkpatrick will be the first representative from Arizona to sit on the committee since the Honorable Congressman Ed Pastor. And…

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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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