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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement after she voted in support of the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, legislation to fund the government for the next seven months, through the end of FY 2018.
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally is inviting local high school students and their parents or guardians to attend “Academy Day” on Saturday, April 7 to learn more about applying to U.S. Service Academies. Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, and University of Arizona R.O.T.C. will be on hand at the event to answer questions and provide more information about the nomination and application process.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released 2017 Year in Review metrics outlining her accomplishments on behalf of Arizonans last year. Among the highlights include the fact that she passed more bills than any other member of Congress, responded to 192,584 constituent correspondence, and recovered $458,190 for constituents in the last year alone.
Program Seeks to Inspire S. AZ Young Women
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today announced her office is accepting applications for the Young Women’s Leadership Program. At the one-day event, which is open to high school girls living or attending school in the Second District, women leaders from around Southern Arizona will speak with participants about achieving more in their education and careers.
Legislation Resolves Long-standing Land Conflict Between Tucson, Federal Government
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today introduced bipartisan legislation, The Udall Park Land Exchange Completion Act, to help expand and improve Tucson’s Udall Park. The bill resolves a long-standing land disagreement between the City of Tucson and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that has impeded Tucson’s plans to improve and expand the park.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Ways and Means Committee today favorably approved U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s legislation, the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act, clearing a major hurdle for the bill in Congress. The legislation reverses a tax hike contained in the President’s health care law on middle class families and stops it from taking effect on seniors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement after the House passed the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize and reform the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The bill provides school districts with increased flexibility and authority in determining education decisions while empowering parents, teachers, and local administrators.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today voted in support of legislation that passed the House to reform our flawed K-12 education system. H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, replaces provisions under No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Administration’s convoluted waiver process, known as Race to the Top, with reforms that restore education decisions to states and local school districts and empowers parents and education leaders to ensure accountability.