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January 29, 2020 Press Release
Today, House Leaders presented a comprehensive infrastructure plan that would invest $760 billion over five years and create 10 million new jobs.
December 19, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton today issued the following statement after voting against a bill to lift the cap on the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction.
December 12, 2019 In The News
Sen. Martha McSally and Rep. Greg Stanton introduced companion bills to create a pilot program that would allow visitors from Mexico to travel throughout Arizona, potentially generating up to nearly $1 billion in additional tourist spending over the next five years.
December 12, 2019 Press Release
Sen. Martha McSally and Rep. Greg Stanton this week introduced companion bills in both the Senate and the House to expand tourism and recreation in Arizona. The Southwest Tourism Expansion Act 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.
December 2, 2019 In The News
The ASARCO strike is entering its eighth week as employees work the picket lines instead of the mine. But strikers are still optimistic they’ll reach a deal, workers have been fighting for themselves and their families in Tucson but as they gain more support locally. This fight is starting to turn into something more.
November 21, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – A House committee gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill that would add 20,000 farmworker visas and let some workers apply for permanent legal residency, despite Republican concerns that it could open the door to more illegal immigration.

The 18-12 vote Thursday by the House Judiciary Committee split on party lines that reflected four hours of debate, stretched over two days, on the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

October 31, 2019 Press Release
A bill introduced by Rep. Greg Stanton advanced through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today with unanimous support. The bill, H.R. 3521, would help grow an in-demand sector of Arizona’s workforce: wastewater management workers.
October 24, 2019 In The News
The first event at this year's TENWEST Impact Festival set the stage for a week of innovation and inspiration, just as it should. The so-called Mayor's Symposium, facilitated by Tucson's own Jonathan Rothschild, gathered three former mayors from across the country to talk about the successes and struggles during their tenure.
October 15, 2019 In The News
To further dialogue about Arizona climate change impacts, Arizona Forward initiated roundtable meetings with members of Congress and leaders from its membership ranging from large corporations and public sector organizations to small businesses.
September 24, 2019 Press Release
To address the teacher shortage in America and best prepare the 21st century workforce, U.S. Representatives Donald Norcross (NJ-01), Greg Stanton (AZ-09) and Veronica Escobar (TX-16), members of the House Committee on Education and Labor, introduced H.R. 4422, the Graduate Fellowships to Prepare Faculty In High-Need Areas at Colleges of Education Act.

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