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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.
WASHINGTON, DC— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is recognizing U.S. Representative Martha McSally with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for her leadership in pro-business, pro-growth economic policies in Congress. Congresswoman McSally has received the award each year that she’s served in Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Representative Martha McSally today announced that Arizona’s Department of Transportation (ADOT) has been awarded a TIGER grant to expand and improve a critical junction that connects Arizona’s busiest port of entry to the rest of the country. SR-189 is a frequently congested and backed up 5-lane artery that connects the Mariposa Port of Entry with Interstate 19. Due to the Congresswoman’s consistent leadership, ADOT will receive $25 million to expand the key juncture on the nation’s trade route.