Congresswoman Martha McSally

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

Securing our Border

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December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Martha McSally today announced that the Douglas Port of Entry is another step closer to modernization. U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded a Tucson-based architectural firm, Line and Space, with the contract for the feasibility study to evaluate necessary upgrades and expansions of the port.

December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Martha McSally today joined Stuart Varney on Fox News to discuss the jury’s verdict on Kate Steinle and what it means for border security and sanctuary cities.

November 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Representative Martha McSally last week introduced legislation to eliminate the visa program that allowed Sayfullo Saipov of Uzbekistan, an ISIS sympathizer, to enter the United States and kill eight people in a New York City terrorist attack on October 31. Her bill does away with the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program entirely and instead creates 24,000 additional employment-based visas.

November 19, 2017 Press Release

TUCSON, AZ—U.S. Representative Martha McSally, Chairwoman of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee on the House Committee on Homeland Security, today released the following statement on the passing of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez:

October 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—The House of Representatives today passed U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s legislation to protect global supply chains against terrorist activity. Her bill reauthorizes and modernizes The Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)’s flagship global supply chain security program, for the first time in eleven years. C-TPAT is recognized throughout the world as the premier cargo pre-vetting program, and by improving the program Rep.

September 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Representative Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) today sent letters to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and International Boundary Water Commission (IBWC) calling on the agencies to address the unmitigated raw sewage flowing from Naco, Sonora, Mexico, which has been plaguing the cities of Naco, Arizona and Bisbee, Arizona for years.

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Representative Martha McSally today announced she has been selected by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to join an informal group of Republican members to help address border security and identify solutions for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As Chairwoman of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee, representing a district in Southern Arizona that includes eighty miles of U.S.-Mexico Border, Congresswoman McSally was a logical choice.

Representative McSally released the following statement about the selection:

September 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s legislation to protect global supply chains against terrorist activity today unanimously passed out of the Homeland Security Committee. For the first time in 11 years, Rep. McSally’s bill reauthorizes and modernizes the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) — a global supply chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). CTPAT has over 12,000 participants and is recognized throughout the world as the premier cargo pre-vetting program.

September 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Representative Martha McSally (AZ-02) today officially announced that the Douglas Port of Entry (POE) is one step closer to modernization. The General Services Administration (GSA) has informed Congresswoman McSally’s office that the feasibility study for the modernization of the port was funded in the Fiscal Year 2017 allocation, and the two agencies will begin the study this fall.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on the Make America Secure Appropriations Act which the House passed today by a vote of 235—192. This national security appropriations package includes the appropriations bills for defense, military construction and veterans, energy and water, and the legislative branch.