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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.
October 21, 2020 Press Release
More than $2.8 million owed to residents of Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District by the federal government has been returned to its rightful owners since freshman Rep. Greg Stanton took office.
September 3, 2020 In The News

Many around the West Valley have complained about delayed mail over the last few months. Local representatives weighed in from both sides of the matter, with some crying “postal crisis” and others “fake news.”

Spoiled medications and missing rent checks are just some of the problems that Arizonans have seen as a result of recent postal system changes, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said during a recent grilling of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

August 22, 2020 Press Release
At a roundtable this week, Representatives Greg Stanton and Tom O’Halleran heard from local leaders about how changes to the United States Postal Service will impact their communities. The congressmen were joined by a diverse group representing postal workers, tribes, seniors, veterans and small business owners.
July 13, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton has introduced a bill to require the use of body-worn cameras for law enforcement officers as a condition of eligibility for COPS grants. The COPS Accountability Act of 2020, H.R. 7150, would require state, local and tribal government agencies applying for COPS grants to show they have plans in place to put a body camera on every officer who conducts searches and makes arrests.
March 11, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton and the House Judiciary Committee today advanced two bills to address the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.