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January 25, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Greg Stanton, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, and Rep. Marc Veasey of Texas introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize and increase funding for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG). 

The bipartisan effort provides grants to state, local and tribal governments to support initiatives that will reduce fossil fuel emissions and conserve energy. The bill reauthorizes the program and provides it with $3.5 billion annually for the next five years.

December 9, 2020 In The News
Arizona's U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and Congressman Greg Stanton were co-sponsors of the original related legislation and Stanton said Tuesday that companies such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing "add new, quality jobs and lift up our local economy."
December 8, 2020 Press Release
With a strong bipartisan majority, the House today passed the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included an initiative pushed by Rep. Greg Stanton that will support Arizona’s growing semiconductor sector.
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 16, 2020 In The News

Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives two years ago by winning competitive districts like the Southeast Michigan seat now represented by U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens and the Nevada seat now held by U.S. Rep. Susie Lee.

September 30, 2020 In The News

Once a reliably red state, Arizona has become increasingly purple over the last decade. 

When it comes to the 2020 election, it's districts like Arizona's 9th Congressional District that could swing outcomes on the federal level. 

The 9th Congressional District falls in the heart of the Valley. It includes east Phoenix, Tempe, south Scottsdale and parts of Mesa and Chandler. It's home to some of Arizona's largest employers, such as State Farm Insurance and Arizona State University. 

July 28, 2020 In The News
“Arizona benefits in so many ways from a strong relationship with Mexico — inviting our Mexican neighbors to explore and invest more across our entire state will strengthen those ties,” said Arizona U.S. Representative Greg Stanton, a key sponsor of the bill who has long advocated for the legislation including as the former mayor of Phoenix.
July 15, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton’s Southwest Tourism Expansion Act moved a significant step closer to becoming law today as it advanced as part of the House’s Fiscal Year 2021 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill. Stanton’s bill would create a pilot program to allow certain visitors from Mexico who already have permission to enter the United States to travel throughout the state of Arizona.
March 20, 2020 Press Release
Today Rep. Greg Stanton and members of Arizona’s congressional delegation sent a letter to House leaders asking that financial relief for universities be included in future coronavirus aid packages.

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