Sinema Calls for Inclusion of Tribal Priorities in Next Coronavirus Response Legislation

In letter to Senate leaders, Sinema called for specific coronavirus relief Tribal set-aside to address tribal revenues, infrastructure needs, and health initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema called for specific funding for Tribal governments be included in the next coronavirus response legislation in a letter to Senate leaders. Sinema specifically called for set-aside funding to address lost tribal revenues, infrastructure needs, and...

Sinema to Congressional Leaders: Waive Student Loan Origination Fees During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sinema’s bipartisan letter urges Congressional leadership to prioritize Arizona students and eliminate unnecessary burden preventing students from accessing education 

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema led a bipartisan letter urging Congressional leaders to waive student loan origination fees for Arizona students in the next coronavirus relief package.
 
“Waiving student loan origination fees allows Arizona students fully access their education during the COVID-19 pandemic,”
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Sinema Calls on Federal Government to Cut Red Tape and Ensure Arizonans Receive Assistance During Coronavirus Pandemic

Sinema questioned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell about coronavirus relief for Arizonans during an oversight hearing on CARES Act funding

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema questioned Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell today in a Senate Banking Committee oversight hearing on CARES Act funding and coronavirus economic relief. Sinema called on the federal government to cut red tape to ensure...

Sinema Urges Treasury and Federal Reserve to Adjust Main Street Loan Programs to Better Serve Arizona Businesses

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema called on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to quickly make adjustments to the Main Street New Loan Facility and Main Street Expanded Loan Facility so Arizona small and mid-size businesses can get needed economic relief during the coronavirus pandemic.
 
“Arizona businesses need economic relief now. I am thankful for the steps the Federal Reserve has taken to stabilize our economy during the ongoing...

Sinema Calls for Immediate Relief for Arizona Small Businesses

Sinema called on the Small Business Administration to immediately process Arizona small businesses’ Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications  

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema called on the Small Business Administration to fill the backlog and immediately process Arizona small businesses’ Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applications so they can receive economic relief.
 
“I hear directly from Arizona small business owners who have been waiting on economic relief for...

Sinema Statement on Judge Scott Rash

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema released on the following statement on Judge Scott Rash, nominee for U.S. district judge for the District of Arizona:

“As Arizona’s senior Senator, I evaluate every nominee based on whether he or she is professionally qualified, believes in the role of an independent judiciary, and can be trusted to faithfully interpret and uphold the rule of law. After reviewing his qualifications, I believe Judge Rash meets these criteria, and I am glad he...

Sinema Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Protecting Arizona Seniors from COVID-19 Fraud

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema introduced a bipartisan resolution with Republican Senator Susan Collins (Maine) designating May 15, 2020 as National Senior Fraud Awareness Day. The bipartisan resolution increases awareness and protects Arizona seniors from coronavirus-related fraud.
 
“Raising awareness of coronavirus-related scams will help protect Arizona seniors from criminal fraudsters seeking to take advantage of this public health emergency,” said Sinema.
 
In March,...

Following Sinema’s Urging, New National Housing Assistance Website Launched to Help Arizona Renters, Homeowners

New national housing assistance guide available at: cfpb.gov/housing

WASHINGTON – Following calls from Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) partnered together to launch a new website to help Arizona renters and homeowners learn more about all the resources and assistance available to them during the coronavirus pandemic. The website details new...

Sinema Calls for Continued Expansion of Broadband Across Arizona

In key Senate hearing, Sinema called for increased broadband funding in future coronavirus relief packages

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema spoke in a Senate Commerce Committee Hearing and highlighted the need to continue expanding broadband across Arizona during the coronavirus pandemic.
 
“Expanding broadband for rural, tribal, and urban communities is critical for families in Arizona during the coronavirus crisis and into the future. The next coronavirus relief package must...

Sinema Introduces Bipartisan Bill Supporting Identity Theft Victims

Sinema’s bill cuts red tape and creates a single point of contact at the Social Security Administration for identity theft cases

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley (Iowa) introduced the Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act—bipartisan legislation making it easier for identity theft victims to resolve their cases by cutting red tape and creating a single point of contact at the Social Security Administration for...