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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.
Today Rep. Greg Stanton and Senators Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema led a bipartisan group of 70 Senators and Representatives in requesting that President Biden fully fund initiatives to expand semiconductor manufacturing on American soil and create high-paying jobs authorized in the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act that were enacted as part of the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act.
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.
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.
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.