Congresswoman Martha McSally

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

Press Releases

July 25, 2018 Press Release

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.

July 24, 2018 Press Release
U.S. Border Patrol, Texas National Guard, and Arizona National Guard Officials Testify

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Martha McSally, the Chairwoman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, held a hearing regarding the deployment of National Guard personnel to the southern border. Members of the subcommittee heard testimony about what is being done to enhance U.S.

July 19, 2018 Press Release
Provides Robust Funding for PILT and Wildfire Prevention Programs

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation making appropriations for the Department of the Interior (DOI) and other federal agencies. The bill passed the House 217 to 199.

July 11, 2018 Press Release
Questions High-Ranking DHS Official about 2016 Reported Hack

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Martha McSally questioned Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Christopher Krebs about the security of Arizona’s election infrastructure. The NPPD, an office within the Department of Homeland Security, works to protect and enhance our nation’s physical and cyberspace security.

July 11, 2018 Press Release
Letter Requests That Airman Whitmire Receive Permission to Attend His Step-Father’s Funeral

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Martha McSally, along with Representatives Debbie Lesko, Andrew Biggs, David Schweikert, and Paul Gosar sent a letter to the Secretary of the Navy, Richard Spencer, asserting that Airman Colton Whitmire should be able to attend his step-father’s funeral.

July 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally released the following Independence Day message celebrating our country's freedom and honoring those who defend our liberties each day. 

June 28, 2018 Press Release
House Defense Appropriations Bill Includes Funds for A-10 Wing Replacement; Additional F-35s; Pay Raise for Troops; Sexual Assault Prevention

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Fiscal Year 2019 Defense Appropriations Act, annual legislation which provides important funding for operations, readiness, and healthcare programs for U.S. troops and their families.

June 27, 2018 Press Release
Bill Secures Border, Closes Loopholes, Ends Family Separation, Moves Towards Merit-Based System, Fixes DACA

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Martha McSally voted in favor of the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act. The legislation contains the four pillars proposed by President Trump to secure our southern border, end the visa lottery system, move the U.S.

June 26, 2018 Press Release
McSally Amendment Will Fund A-10 Wing Replacement Program to the Full NDAA Levels for Fiscal Year 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Martha McSally’s amendment to increase funding for the A-10 wing replacement program. The amendment increases the total amount of funding for new A-10 wings to $144 million in fiscal year 2019, which will allow for the re-winging of roughly 14-20 planes.

June 25, 2018 Press Release
Two Bills Will Authorize Department of Homeland Security’s Primary Biometric Repository and Immigration Advisory Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills introduced by Representative Martha McSally to bolster the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) security efforts along the border and overseas. The Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) Authorization Act establishes the OBIM as the primary biometric repository for the DHS.