More on Security
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today chaired a Homeland Security Committee hearing to examine look the role that technology plays in helping to predict, deter, detect and interdict illicit activity along the Southwest border. The hearing featured testimony from security officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, and U.S. Government Accountability Office.
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), comprehensive legislation that funds United States defense efforts and includes important Southern Arizona provisions that Congresswoman Martha McSally fought to include. The bill fully funds the A-10 Warthog and EC-130H Compass Call, restarts much-needed upgrades and the production of new wings for the A-10 fleet, funds missions at Ft Huachuca, and supports Raytheon’s missiles.
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today hosted her office’s second annual Congressional First Responder of Distinction Award Ceremony. The award recognizes local, county, state, and federal first responders—fire, police, and emergency medical personnel—in the Second District who go above and beyond to serve Southern Arizona.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today led a hearing as Chairwoman of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee Committee to evaluate visa overstays and the impact on national security.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today voted in support of H.R. 244, the FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill to fund the Federal government for the current fiscal year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on the Naval Criminal Investigation Service’s investigation into reports that some Marines used a private Facebook page to distribute nude photos of female Marines.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on the rise of anti-Semitic hate crimes in Tucson and across the nation.
“I am shocked and saddened by the recent wave of bomb threats directed at the Tucson Jewish Community Center and similar facilities across the country. These threats, along with the horrendous acts of vandalism that have hit other communities over the past few weeks, are clear expressions of hatred and discrimination. There is no place in our community or country for such anti-Semitic acts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today introduced legislation to require a stress test of U.S. government protection and prevention programs against terrorist travel. The bill implements a recommendation made by the Task Force on Combating Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel, on which Rep. McSally served. The Task Force investigated U.S. security vulnerabilities and the threat posed by ISIS for six months and released a report last Congress containing 32 key findings and over 50 recommendations to keep Americans safe.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally recently was appointed the Vice Chair of the Readiness Subcommittee on the House Armed Services Committee. The subcommittee is responsible for the single largest account within the Department of Defense’s budget and oversees such issues as military readiness, training, logistics and maintenance, and military construction.