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  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) tonight voted once again to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions. Unfortunately, the Protect Act that McSally introduced was blocked by Senate Democrats.“Tonight, I voted again to guarantee protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions,” McSally said. “Chuck Schumer and Democrats,... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) announced today that tribes will not lose future Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funding as a result of the CARES Act funding they received.Following a letter McSally sent last week to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Agency is exempting tribes from the disbursement... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) shared the following information regarding the Internal Revenue Service announcement urging Americans to claim their one-time coronavirus relief check by October 15. There are 239,037 unclaimed checks in Arizona.The IRS will be mailing out letters this month to Americans who don’t... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) released the following statement regarding the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.“Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a highly qualified nominee, who I look forward to meeting with and evaluating in the upcoming weeks,” McSally said. “Judge Barrett is highly esteemed in the legal... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) on Friday led members of the Arizona delegation in a letter to the U.S. Forest Service highlighting the need for action on the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) in Northern Arizona to help reduce wildfire risk.Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Reps. Ann... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – The Senate Finance Committee released a report on care in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that highlighted the need for U.S. Senator Martha McSally’s (R-AZ) bill to help nursing homes promptly identify and contain outbreaks of COVID-19. McSally’s Emergency Support for Nursing... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) on Friday led several members of the Arizona congressional delegation in sending a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilke calling on him to adopt and expand telehealth coverage at VA facilities in the state. Out of the three VA Medical Centers in Arizona, only one has the technology to... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) joined several Senators in raising concerns with Netflix after the streaming platform’s decision to adapt and promote “The Three-Body Problem” by Liu Cixin as a live-action series on the network. Liu has propagated genocidal rhetoric regarding the Muslim Uyghurs, and has openly supported the... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Judge John Hinderaker to serve as a U.S. district judge for the District of Arizona. “With the confirmation of Judge John Hinderaker, the Senate is now one step closer to eliminating our state’s judicial... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Hopi Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma today urged passage of McSally’s bill to reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) during a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing.McSally’s bill would help reduce diabetes in Arizona tribal communities by reauthorizing the SDPI for an... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) this week sent a letter to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy requesting a thorough investigation into the multiple deaths at Fort Hood this year. The letter comes in the wake of the tragic deaths of Private Carlton Chee and Army Specialist Miguel Yazzie, who were both members... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today applauded Senate passage of her bipartisan resolution honoring the work and achievements of 539 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) across the country and designates the week of September 14 as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week. This week also marks the start of Hispanic... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) led members of the Arizona Delegation in asking President Trump to continue current levels of federal cost sharing for the Arizona National Guard as they combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Reps. Debbie Lesko (AZ-08), Andy Biggs (AZ-05), David Schweikert (AZ-06), and Paul Gosar (AZ-04) joined McSally on... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today introduced a bill to give military spouses with valid professional licenses in one state, reciprocity in the state where their spouse is currently serving on military orders. “Military spouses make enormous sacrifices for our country and should not be additionally burdened by onerous barriers... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) this week introduced a bill to restore Arizona’s forests by incentivizing the removal of dangerous overgrowth.The Forest Health and Biomass Energy Act would advance forest restoration by incentivizing biomass energy development as a method to reduce hazardous fuel build-up in fire-prone forests.... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) joined child care business owners and operators from communities across Arizona in a virtual conversation to listen and learn about their unique challenges through COVID-19. “The current child care crisis is hurting working parents across our state, especially working mothers,” McSally said. “Thank... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) on Tuesday introduced legislation to thwart cross-border tunnel trafficking operations across the U.S. southern border. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (R-AZ-08) introduced the companion bill in the House in February.“Cartels have long exploited underground tunnels to smuggle drugs into the U.S., posing a... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) on Tuesday celebrated the signing of historic agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined President Trump at the White House this morning to cement the normalization of relations with the two Gulf nations.“The establishment of... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) on Monday introduced bipartisan legislation to modify the boundary of the Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument near Flagstaff to improve management of its buildings.“Sunset Crater is a geological gem that attracts more than 200,000 tourists, hikers, and... Read More
  • U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) released the following statement today after the Senate failed to advance a bill providing additional relief for Arizona families and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.“Today, I voted to move forward a targeted relief package to save Arizona jobs, help small businesses to stay... Read More