Congresswoman Martha McSally

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

Press Releases

March 20, 2018 Press Release
McSally and Arizonan Mary Ann Mendoza Point to Heartbreaking Story of Her Son, a Mesa Police Sgt. Killed by Illegal Immigrant with Criminal Record

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Rep Martha McSally, Chairwoman of the Homeland Security Committee’s Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee, today participated in a roundtable with President Donald Trump and other cabinet officials at the White House to discuss the threat sanctuary cities pose to the public safety of communities throughout America.

March 15, 2018 Press Release
Chairs Border Hearing Examining on President’s $33.25 Billion Border Security Request

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Martha McSally today chaired a House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security hearing to evaluate the President’s $33.25 billion request to finally secure the border.

March 14, 2018 Press Release
Votes for Multi-Layer Prevention & Urges Appropriators to Fund School Safety Program

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today took action to stop school violence. The House of Representatives passed legislation that Congresswoman McSally cosponsored to create a comprehensive grant program that provides schools and local law enforcement with training, technology, equipment, and coordination to prevent, identify, and respond to violence on school campuses.

March 14, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman to Chair Border Hearing Tomorrow on President’s $33.25 Billion Border Security Request

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Martha McSally joined Fox News today to discuss the President’s visit to inspect border wall prototypes yesterday in San Diego and the importance of physical barriers in a border security strategy.

March 13, 2018 Press Release
High School Students and Prospective Applicants Invited to Learn More about U.S. Service Academies

TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally is inviting local high school students and their parents or guardians to attend “Academy Day” on Saturday, April 7 to learn more about applying to U.S. Service Academies. Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, US Coast Guard Academy, and University of Arizona R.O.T.C.

March 12, 2018 Press Release
Urges Appropriators to Set Aside Billions in Budget to Stop Deadly Drug Crisis in High-Mortality Populations
March 7, 2018 Press Release
Announces Arizona Awarded TIGER Grant to Improve Connection Between Mariposa Port of Entry and I-19

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.

March 7, 2018 Press Release
Two Bills Will Formalize Entities Responsible for Bio Exit/Entry and Immigration Advisory Program

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today introduced two bills to officially authorize two programs that are part of Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to extend the border far from U.S. shores.

March 6, 2018 Press Release
Highlights Improved Authority & Effectiveness Under Trump Administration

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Martha McSally today questioned General Waldhauser, the Commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) on the ability of the U.S. military to execute time-sensitive and targeted strikes on known terrorists in Africa, specifically to prevent terrorist activity carried out by Al Shabaab in Somalia and the Sahel region.