Press Releases

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.
July 6, 2020 Press Release
As Arizona surpassed 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases today, Rep. Greg Stanton urged State leaders to take three immediate actions to contain the disease: use federal CARES Act funds to expand lab capacity for additional testing and to speed up test results; develop and implement a written statewide contact tracing plan; and mandate face coverings statewide.
July 2, 2020 Press Release
Stanton: Bill is a ‘Long-term Investment in Arizona’
Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion package to invest in lasting, 21st century infrastructure and address some of America’s most urgent needs. Rep. Greg Stanton, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, cosponsored the legislation.
June 29, 2020 Press Release

Today, New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and NDC Health Care Task Force Co-Chairs Greg Stanton (AZ-09), Angie Craig (MN-02), Kurt Schrader (OR-05), and Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) released the following statements on House passage of H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. 

June 25, 2020 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, a bold, comprehensive approach to improve accountability and transparency in policing, combat police brutality, end racial profiling and fundamentally change the culture of law enforcement.
June 19, 2020 Press Release
Yesterday, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act, a plan to reauthorize national surface transportation funding and infrastructure investment.
June 17, 2020 Press Release
Especially in Maricopa County, contact tracing efforts are ‘woefully inadequate’ and put lives at risk
Rep. Greg Stanton today called for the governor to assign members of the Arizona National Guard to a new mission: Immediately support state and county efforts to contact trace the spread of COVID-19.
June 14, 2020 Press Release
With Arizona in crisis, state officials must take significant action
Arizona’s rapidly rising COVID-19 infection and death rates have done more than make the state’s response a national embarrassment. The troubling trend puts more Arizonans in harm’s way and local economies at greater long-term risk.
June 10, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton provided remarks today during the House Judiciary Committee’s oversight hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability. His statement as prepared for delivery is below.
June 8, 2020 Press Release
Rep. Greg Stanton today cosponsored a comprehensive reform bill to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and repair trust between law enforcement and communities. The Justice in Policing Act of 2020 was introduced this morning by House leadership, members of the Congressional Black Caucus and House Judiciary Committee, and Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris.