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WASHINGTON, DC— President Trump today signed the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes defense spending at $634 billion and contains every single provision that Congresswoman McSally tirelessly fought to include for our troops and Arizona. Her measures include full protection and upgrades for the A-10, EC-130, missile defense, and increases for other defense assets throughout the state—including boosts to space-based missile defense and procurement of additional F-35 Lightning joint strike fighter jets and AH-64E Apache attack helicopters.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House with her support:
“Our 74,000-page tax code is costly, complex, and unfair. Special interests get special breaks and lobbyists get loopholes—but families get penalized. This is the once-in-a-generation opportunity for Washington to fix this broken tax code.
WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation to overhaul the American tax code for the first time in 31 years and deliver historic tax cuts for Americans:
“There is no question that we need to cut taxes. Our complex, burdensome, and outdated tax code is binding the hands of hardworking Americans and holding them back.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today met 150 business leaders in Tucson to provide a congressional update. The event was hosted by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber--the largest Latino business organization in the State of Arizona and one of the top ten Hispanic Chambers in the nation.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally led a bipartisan meeting with other Representatives of southern border communities and Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, to discuss the upcoming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Alliance (NAFTA). The representatives encouraged the administration to use this opportunity to work towards a fairer playing field that will help further economic growth and harness job creation. Their priorities included agriculture, infrastructure, e-commerce, cargo inspections—and others related to cross-border economic activity.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –The House of Representatives today unanimously passed U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s amendment to the Financial CHOICE Act. Her amendment will direct the Department of the Treasury to review the impact of existing regulations on community banks.
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally will host a jobs fair on Saturday from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at Sahuaro High School in Tucson. The jobs fair, which is open to the public, will include representatives of employers from throughout Southern Arizona.
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.