Congresswoman Martha McSally

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

Security

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December 12, 2017 Press Release

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.

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 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Elaine Duke agreed today with U.S. Representative Martha McSally that the Diversity Visa Lottery Program poses significant security concerns and should be eliminated. During a Homeland Security Committee hearing, Rep. McSally questioned the Acting Secretary on what changes need to be made to the U.S. immigration system in light of Sayfullo Saipov’s terror attack in New York City on October 31.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on her vote in support of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report:

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.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

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.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

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.

July 11, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

 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.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

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.