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April 29, 2021 Press Release

Reps. Greg Stanton and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program, which supports job creation and promotes economic development in rural or high unemployment areas by incentivizing foreign capital investment.

April 26, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton today made the following statement in response to the 2020 Census results. “Arizona leaders undermined the Census count in our own state, and today’s disappointing news is the result."
April 22, 2021 Press Release

This week, Rep. Greg Stanton and 17 members of the U.S. House of Representatives from both parties announced the formation of the ‘Congressional Caucus of Former Local Elected Officials,’ focused on ensuring local priorities are heard in Washington.

Stanton will co-chair the Caucus with Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Va.), Rep. David Joyce (R-Ohio), and Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas).

April 20, 2021 Press Release

Today, Rep. Greg Stanton’s bill to require all uniformed, on-duty U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) officers to utilize body-worn cameras earned the endorsement of the New Democrat Coalition (NDC). The group endorsed a slate of bills that respond to the events of January 6th and aim to prevent future acts of domestic terrorism.

March 16, 2021 Press Release
A security assessment submitted to Congressional leadership agreed with Rep. Greg Stanton’s push for U.S. Capitol Police officers to wear body cameras while on duty. The assessment was made after a six-week-long, nonpartisan review by the “Task Force 1-6,” which convened to identify actions that could be taken immediately to improve the security of the Capitol, Members, and staff following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
February 24, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton today continued his push to assign additional federal district judges to Arizona to keep up with the state’s rapid population growth and expand access to the judicial system to communities around the state at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing. Since 2000, Arizona’s population has grown by 50 percent—increasing the criminal and civil caseload in federal courts—yet in that time, the state has seen the addition of only one federal judge.
January 11, 2021 Press Release
Following Wednesday’s violent attack by domestic terrorists on the U.S. Capitol and the death of a Capitol Police officer and four others, Rep. Greg Stanton is pushing legislation to require all uniformed, on-duty Capitol Police officers to utilize body-worn cameras. He will introduce a bill proposing the requirement this week.
January 11, 2021 In The News
Arizona Representative Greg Stanton announced Monday that he is introducing a bill to the U.S. House of Representatives that would require uniformed U.S. Capitol Police to wear body worn cameras.
November 8, 2020 In The News
The incoming Biden administration faces not only a divided Congress, but a divided electorate. Democrats will likely be forced to make compromises with Republicans if they want to advance any legislation. Arizona Rep. Greg Stanton, a Democrat, says he hopes this ushers in a new era of bipartisanship.
October 23, 2020 In The News
With the election just days away, Cronkite News is profiling candidates on the Nov. 3 ballot.