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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 14, 2021 Press Release

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. 

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.

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