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March 14, 2022

Rep. Kirkpatrick Helps Secure Over $1.1 Million for Dunbar Pavilion School Rehabilitation Project

(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces over $1.1 million will go directly to Dunbar Pavilion and Dunbar School as part of the City of Tucson’s Arts & Culture Revitalization Initiative. This funding is part of Rep. Kirkpatrick’s Community Project Funding allocations which was included in the government funding package, “Omnibus” that passed last week.  These funds will support the City of Tucson…

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September 29, 2021

Reps. Kirkpatrick, Grijalva, and O’Halleran Send Letter to Ducey Expressing Concerns Over State Withholding Federal COVID Relief Funding

Today, Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, Raúl M. Grijalva, and Tom O’Halleran, sent a letter to Governor Doug Ducey urging the state to distribute federal COVID-19 relief funds to local jurisdictions for the purpose of testing its residents for COVID-19. The state has declined to reimburse Pima County testing operations during peak periods.

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July 16, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures AZ Key Wins in Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Funding Bill

The legislation creates jobs, invests in education, child care, and research, bolsters public health infrastructure, and advances equal treatment for women (Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces several funding victories approved in the fiscal year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related funding bill on a 33-25 vote. For 2022, the bill…

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April 13, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick, Senator Kelly and Senator Sinema Lead A-10 Resolution in House and Senate

Lawmakers joined by Senator Blunt and Reps. Ruppersberger, Hartzler, Gallego, O’Halleran, and Stanton (Tucson, AZ) — Today, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick re-introduced a 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. In…

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March 3, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Appropriations Strategy to Implement Community Project Funding

(Washington, D.C.) — Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announces the House Appropriations Committee’s implementation of Community Project Funding, otherwise known as earmarks. Informed by the bipartisan Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress, the inclusion of Community Project Funding in fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills came from listening to members on both sides of the aisle, from…

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February 9, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Launches Appropriations Season

Hosts first informational presentation for stakeholders (TUCSON, AZ) — Today, the Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick held its very first informational presentation on the appropriations process, engaging with stakeholders statewide. The presentation, which ordinarily is held in person, was transitioned online into a Zoom webinar format due to the ongoing pandemic. Staff walked participants through a…

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January 26, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Keeps Coveted Appropriations Committee Seat in 117th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the office of Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement. The House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) announced the Democratic rosters for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 117th Congress, including the Subcommittee Chairs and full Committee Vice Chair who were elected by the Committee’s Democratic Members.  Rep. Kirkpatrick…

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January 22, 2021

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick Secures Huge Funding Win for Childhood & Adolescent Cancer Research

(WASHINGTON, DC) — The Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement. Rep. Kirkpatrick voted to pass the Omnibus funding bill for 2021, in which she secured $115 million in Congressionally-directed defense spending for the larger Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research category.  At the Congresswoman’s request, cancers found in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults are now eligible…

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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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