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December 23, 2020

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick & AZ Colleagues Deliver Funding Victory to Launch New, Expanded Tourism Program

New pilot program projected to generate millions of dollars for Arizona’s economy (Washington, D.C.) —The new federal spending bill passed by Congress Monday night includes a provision for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection “to initiate a pilot program to expand travel opportunities” for travelers from Mexico, a move that could generate up to $181…

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December 21, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Pass Omnibus Appropriations and Coronavirus Relief Package

Democrats Secure Substantial Investments in Critical Priorities; Legislation Provides $900 Billion in Urgent Coronavirus Relief WASHINGTON — Tonight, Rep. Kirkpatrick issued the following statement after the passage of the omnibus spending bill consisting of all 12 fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, coronavirus relief, and authorizations. The measure was considered as a divided question, with Divisions…

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July 24, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Highlights AZ Wins Included in Four-Bill Appropriations Minibus

$259.5 billion package invests For the People, with strong funding for priorities like food security, public health and safety, infrastructure, environment and climate change (Tucson, A.Z) — Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass a package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills. The package consists of four bills that fund federal departments including State, Agriculture, Interior, and…

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July 24, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Advocates for Sonoran Corridor, Funding for Affordable Housing

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Approps Bill (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies bill. The legislation funds the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies, including th United States Interagency Council…

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July 23, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Massive Funding for Land Ports of Entry

AZ WINS: Douglas Port, DACA Federal Employment, Funding for Native American Communities (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 Financial Services and General Government bill. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of the Treasury, the Judiciary, the Executive Office of the President, and other independent agencies, including the…

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July 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Funding for Chiricahua National Monument, Indian Health Services and More

Funding for Conservation, Native American Communities, Environmental Protections (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces funding victories from the FY2021 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill which passed full committee and is next expected to be voted on by the House. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of the Interior, the Environmental…

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July 22, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Commerce Justice and Science Funding

Includes Funds for Tohono O’odham Community College; UofA, NASA Partnership (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies bill. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. “This…

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July 15, 2020

AZ WIN: Rep. Kirkpatrick Delivers Funds for AZ to Implement Drought Contingency Plans

Robust Funding for Renewable Energy Research  Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces major funding victory for Arizona. The House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2021 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 30 to 21. The legislation funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior programs,…

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July 15, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Leads Fight to Protect A-10 Funding for FY2021

Appropriations Victory for Southern Arizona Warthog (Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement after she secured additional funds for the A-10 ‘Warthog’ in the Defense Bill for FY2021. The House Appropriations Committee today approved the Defense bill on a vote of 30 to 22. The legislation funds the Department of Defense, including…

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July 13, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Massive Funding for Rural Broadband, Food Assistance, University Research, and More

 Huge Victory for Arizonans, Agriculture-Rural Communities (Tucson, AZ) — Rep. Kirkpatrick announces new funding victories from the FY2021 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies bill, which passed the House Appropriations Committee by voice vote. The bipartisan legislation funds agencies and programs within the Department of Agriculture, the Farm Credit Administration, the…

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