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TUCSON – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Martha McSally led a letter to Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House, and Kevin Brady, Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, urging them to bring legislation to the House floor to fix the “retail glitch” ensuring that restaurants and retailers can take full advantage of the expensing provisions within the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA).
TUCSON – Today, President Trump announced the United States has reached a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. Congresswoman McSally released the following statement about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
TUCSON – On Monday, the House Ways and Means Committee released the text of the Tax Reform 2.0 package. The legislation builds on the success of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law by President Trump in December 2017, by permanently locking in tax cuts for individuals, families, and businesses. Among the provisions contained in the bill, the package includes a two-year extension of the medical expense deduction, which Representative McSally secured after leading the effort to include it in the historic tax cut law.
TUCSON – Today, President Trump announced the United States and Mexico have reached an agreement on a preliminary bilateral trade deal. The new pact will be called "The United States Mexico Trade Agreement." Congresswoman McSally released the following statement.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement after she voted in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act to simplify the requirements states must follow when submitting workforce development plans. These reforms would allow local leaders to submit proposals based on their region’s specific education and economic needs.
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that authorizes significant funding for Arizona’s many defense assets. Congresswoman McSally successfully worked to ensure that the bill protects Arizona’s military aircraft and installations. It includes funds for new A-10 wings, an accelerated Compass Call cross-decking initiative, 77 new F-35s, and even new Apache attack helicopters.
WASHINGTON, DC – After a marathon markup session, the House Armed Services Committee early Thursday morning passed legislation to authorize national defense funding for fiscal year 2019. Because of U.S. Representative McSally’s persistent advocacy, the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) secured funding for Arizona’s defense priorities throughout the state.
WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Martha McSally today voted in support of the Balanced Budget Amendment, a measure she cosponsored which amends the U.S. Constitution to prevent Congress from spending more than it receives in revenue.
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.