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April 2, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Warns Constituents About Coronavirus Scams

Tucson, AZ – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement to educate constituents about reports of scams targeting people and businesses. According to the Washington Post, there has been an explosion of scams including robocalls, texts and emails with people posing as government officials or businesses offering refunds for missed vacations or virus-testing kits.  Financial regulators and consumer…

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March 27, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Applauds Passage of Historic Families & Workers-First Coronavirus Legislation

Emergency Relief Headed to Arizona [Tucson, AZ] – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement to share her support for the historic Families and Workers-First legislation, which passed the House and will go to the President’s desk for his signature.  “In this moment of uncertainty and stress, we must be united and rise above partisan…

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March 18, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Responds to Tucson Local Emergency Announcement

(Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement following the City of Tucson’s local emergency announcement. Tucson Mayor Romero’s announcement states that restaurants and bars are not ordered closed but mandates that dine-in services will be suspended. According to the mayor’s office, other changes include: All service counters and lobbies within city buildings, including Ward offices…

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March 13, 2020

Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Operation Updates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announced temporary changes to office operations for the AZ02 Washington, D.C. office and Arizona offices. The changes and updates include:   1. The physical location of the Washington, DC office will be closed until further notice, and starting today staff has begun teleworking. All meetings will be held virtually.   2. The…

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March 11, 2020

Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick Releases Coronavirus Pandemic Prevention Recommendations

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement and information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). To ensure southern Arizonans have the best information to protect and care for themselves and loved ones, Rep. Kirkpatrick recommends visiting  The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website to learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The CDC considers…

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February 28, 2020

Reps. Kirkpatrick and Gallego Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Affirming A-10 Warthog Support

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick introduced a bipartisan resolution that recognizes the A-10 aircraft as a critical component of America’s national security and the most effective and cost-efficient Close Air Support attack aircraft in the Department of Defense (DoD) inventory. Cosponsored by Rep. Gallego (AZ-07), Rep. Simpson (ID-02), Rep. Fulcher (ID-01), Rep. Ruppersberger (MD-02), Rep. Mitchell (MI-10), and Rep. Hartzler (MO-4) the A-10 Aircraft…

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January 30, 2020

Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick Sends Letter to Department of Interior Urging Implementation of DCP Provisions

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick led a bipartisan letter from the Arizona Congressional Delegation urging the U.S. Department of Interior and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to ensure that provisions of the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act (DCP), and related federal funding subsequently provided in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, be implemented in…

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January 8, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick and Sen. McSally Introduce Bill to Designate Jan. 8th Memorial as a National Memorial

U.S. CONGRESS – Today, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick and Senator Martha McSally, along with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, introduced companion bills in the House and Senate to affiliate the soon-to-be completed January 8th Memorial in Tucson with the National Park System, thereby making it a National Memorial. On January 8th, 2011, a gunman opened-fire on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords…

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December 12, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick and Rep. Grijalva Send Letter to DHS

Washington D.C. – Rep. Kirkpatrick and Rep. Grijalva sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Wolf demanding answers on the “Remain in Mexico” policy expansion to the Tucson sector. In November 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would be expanding the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the…

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December 12, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Bring Down Prescription Drug Prices with House Passage of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now

Washington – Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass H.R.3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which will help bring down the cost of prescription drugs and level the playing field for American patients who are paying more for their medicines than patients in other countries. This bill gives Medicare the power to negotiate directly with drug companies, and…

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