Congresswoman Martha McSally

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

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March 6, 2017 Press Release

TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally continued her efforts to engage with local healthcare stakeholders by holding a roundtable discussion in Tucson today. Approximately 20 participants representing a wide-range of healthcare interests – including individuals from local hospitals, community health centers, and insurance agencies – took part in the two hour event.

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today introduced legislation, the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act, a bill to reverse a tax hike contained in the Affordable Care Act. The idea for the bill came from a constituent, Green Valley resident Loren Thorson, who sadly passed away last year. Last Congress, the bill passed the House 261 – 147 with 25 Democrats supporting.

December 9, 2016 In The News

Legislation sponsored by Congresswoman Martha McSally would fund treatment programs to help people with mental health issues who currently end up in the Cochise County jail.

McSally’s Mental Health and Safe Communities Act passed the House of Representatives last week. The bill now needs to be approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama to become law.

Provisions of the Act may support local efforts already underway that seeks to provide mental health treatment for people who commit minor criminal offenses and end up being housed at the Cochise County Jail.

November 30, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Representative Martha McSally to help local communities better treat mental health.

November 14, 2016 Press Release

TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement in response to a VA Office of Inspector General (VA OIG) report on allegations of inaccurate wait-time reporting at the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System (SAVAHCS) facility.

September 20, 2016 Video

McSally gets GV man's bill through House
Green Valley News
Dan Shearer
September 13, 2016

Loren Thorson would be happy.

The U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation by Rep. Martha McSally that the Green Valley resident had been lobbying for since 2010.

HR 3590 — McSally's Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act — passed, 261-147, with the support of more than 20 Democrats.

September 14, 2016 Press Release

Legislation from Green Valley Constituent is 9th McSally Bill to Pass House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed with bipartisan support U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s bill to stop a tax hike on seniors and roll it back on middle class Americans. The bill, which is Rep. McSally’s 9th to pass the House, originated from the work of Green Valley constituent, Loren Thorson, who first brought the little-known tax hike to Rep. McSally’s attention.

July 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement after the House voted to approve the Conference Report to accompany S.524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, legislation to combat the nation’s growing opioid epidemic. The bill passed the House 407-5.

July 7, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today voted in support of The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, legislation she cosponsored that overhauls the mental health care system. The legislation, which passed the House 422 to 2, represents the first major reform to America’s mental health system in over 50 years.

June 15, 2016 Press Release

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.