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November 14, 2019

ICYMI: Rep. Kirkpatrick and Rep. Grijalva Introduce Resolution Expressing Support for the Veterans Health Administration and Condemning Privatization Efforts

WASHINGTON— This week, Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Mark Pocan (WI-02), introduced a resolution reaffirming congressional support for policies that benefit a robust and well-funded Veterans Health Administration and condemned efforts to weaken care through privatization efforts. Additionally, the resolution expressed support for the VA workforce, including the right…

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September 26, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick and Rep. Gosar Bipartisan Bill for Injured and Disabled Veterans Passes House Committee Markup

(Washington, DC) —Today, bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Gosar D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Rep. Kirkpatrick (AZ-02) passed in the House Homeland Security Committee mark-up. The legislation would provide expedited security screening under Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Pre® to certain qualified, severely injured or disabled Veterans. There are approximately 70,000 Veterans with an amputee and over 130,000…

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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 10, 2019

Rep. Kirkpatrick Announces Veterans Advisory Council

(Tucson, AZ) —Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick announced the names of decorated Southern Arizonans appointed to the Veterans Advisory Council for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District. The Veterans Advisory Council serves as a conduit for local and federal updates, policies, and programs impacting our service members, veterans and their families. The council is made up of local veteran leaders…

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