Senator's views concerning a variety of issues.

Sinema Statement on General Powell’s Passing

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema released the following statement on General Colin Powell’s passing:
 
“General Colin Powell represented the best of America. As a soldier, diplomat, and dedicated public servant, General Powell put our country before political partisanship and worked every day to make it a stronger and safer place. He was a tested and historic leader who will inspire future generations of Americans. His family and friends are in my thoughts during this difficult...

Sinema and Bipartisan Group of Colleagues Commit to Protecting and Strengthening Medicare Advantage for Arizona Seniors

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Republican Senator Tim Scott (S.C.), and a bipartisan group of Senators highlighted their support of Medicare Advantage and committed to working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to strengthen Medicare Advantage benefits for the 26 million Americans and the roughly 600,000 Arizonans who are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans.
 
“Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Medicare Advantage has helped hundreds of thousands of...

Sinema on Cancellation of Infrastructure Vote: ‘Denying Americans millions of good-paying jobs… hurts everyday families’

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema today released the following statement after the U.S. House failed to hold a vote on the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:
 
“The failure of the U.S. House to hold a vote on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is inexcusable, and deeply disappointing for communities across our country. Denying Americans millions of good-paying jobs, safer roads, cleaner water, more reliable electricity, and better broadband only hurts everyday...

BREAKING: Sinema Bill Protecting Arizona Teachers from Surprise Loan Charges Signed Into Law

President Biden signed into law Senator’s bipartisan bill fixing a problem with TEACH grants that wrongfully converted grants to loans 

WASHINGTON – President Biden signed into law Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s bipartisan Consider Teachers Act—legislation protecting Arizona teachers from costly surprise changes in TEACH grant payment requirements. Sinema’s bill— introduced with Republican Senator Mike Braun (Ind.)—fixes an issue with TEACH grants that mistakenly converted grants...

Following Request from Sinema, Cross-Border Travel Restrictions are Eased, Boosting Arizona’s Economy

Sinema pressed the administration on a plan to maintain public safety while easing restrictions of non-essential cross-border travel 

WASHINGTON – Following requests from Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema, the Department of Homeland Security announced plans to ease restrictions on non-essential cross-border travel—a move that will boost cross border trade and help support Arizona’s economic recovery.
  
“Cross-border travel, trade, and commerce fuel Arizona jobs and business opportunities....

Sinema Honra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

La senadora copatrocinó una resolución bipartidista honrando las contribuciones de la comunidad hispana de Arizona

WASHINGTON – La senadora Kyrsten Sinema copatrocinó una resolución bipartidista reconociendo el Mes de la Herencia Hispana para celebrar y honrar las contribuciones económicas, culturales e históricas de la comunidad hispana de Arizona.
 
“La comunidad hispana de Arizona enriquece la economía, historia y cultura de nuestro estado, y nuestra resolución honra sus generaciones de...

Sinema Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

Senator cosponsored a bipartisan resolution honoring the contributions of Arizona’s Hispanic community

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema cosponsored a bipartisan resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate and honor the economic, cultural, and historic contributions of Arizona’s Hispanic community.
 
“Arizona’s Hispanic community enriches our state’s economy, history, and culture, and our resolution honors their generations of service and contributions to Arizona...

Sinema Statement on National Endowments for the Humanities and Arts Nominations

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema issued the following statement on Shelly Lowe and Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson’s nominations to lead the National Endowments for the Humanities and Arts.
 
“Shelly Lowe’s and Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson’s nominations as Chairs of the National Endowments for the Humanities and Arts bring exciting, diverse new voices to the table on expanding access to the arts and humanities across America, and I look forward to the Senate’s consideration of their...

Sinema Examines Pandemic Recovery for Arizona’s Tourism Industry in Senate Hearing

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WASHINGTON – Arizona’s senior U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema joined tourism leaders at a Senate hearing this week, discussing the pandemic’s effect on Arizona’s tourism industry, its impact on jobs, small businesses, and communities, and options to assist the industry’s pandemic recovery.
 
“The COVID-19 pandemic has created difficult challenges for many Arizona communities, small business owners, and Arizonans who work in the tourism industry… Given these...

Sinema Statement Following Events at ASU on Sunday

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema today released the following statement:
 
“Yesterday, several individuals disrupted my class at Arizona State University. After deceptively entering a locked, secure building, these individuals filmed and publicly posted videos of my students without their permission -- including footage taken of both my students and I using a restroom.
 
“In Arizona, we love the First Amendment. We know it is vital to our democracy that constituents can freely petition,
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