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June 17, 2020

Rep. Kirkpatrick Calls On Arizonans to Put Community’s Health First

Warns that an overburdened health care system will cause economy to collapse (Tucson, A.Z.) – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement calling on Arizonans to take immediate action regarding the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the state.  “Arizonans: we must act now. We are entering the red zone. If we overburden our healthcare…

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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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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 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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