Sinema Statement on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema released the following statement:

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent her life showing the world that focused, unflappable women—who refused to be outworked—could change America for the better. She inspired me and countless others, and I join all Arizonans and all Americans in gratitude for her leadership and service to our country.”

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Sinema-Backed Bipartisan Bill Protects Mental Health, Prevents Suicide Among Health Care Professionals

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema cosponsored the bipartisan Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act—legislation to reduce and prevent suicide, burnout, and mental and behavioral health conditions among health care professionals working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic.
 
“Arizona health care workers serving on the frontlines of the pandemic need support and mental health resources as they navigate the dangers, uncertainty, and tragedies of COVID-19,” said...

Arizona Should be Home of U.S. Space Command - Sinema

The U.S. Space Command headquarters could bring 1,400 jobs to Arizona

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator wrote to the U.S. Air Force Secretary advocating for Arizona to be selected as home of the U.S. Space Command (SPACECOM) headquarters. Sinema highlighted that both the Tucson and the Phoenix Metropolitan Areas meet the Air Force’s screening and evaluation criteria for the permanent installation of SPACECOM headquarters.
 
“Arizona leads the U.S. in space exploration and innovation. Basing...

Sinema Calls For Immediate Action to Expand Broadband in Native American Communities During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema urged immediate action from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expedite broadband connectivity to Native American communities in Arizona during the coronavirus pandemic.
 
“Access to broadband is essential to ensure Native American communities in Arizona have the resources they need to preserve public health and repair the economic fallout resulting from the coronavirus pandemic,” said Sinema.
 
Sinema’s letter requests the FCC to...

New Bipartisan Sinema-Backed Bill Boosts Arizona Veterans’ Benefits

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema cosponsored the bipartisan Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act—bipartisan legislation increasing veterans’ disability benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
 
“Ensuring Arizona veterans’ earned benefits keep up with rising costs will help veterans provide for their families and afford housing, utilities, food and clothes,” said Sinema.
 
The Sinema-Backed Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act increases...

La Paz County to Senate Panel: Sinema’s Bill ‘a catalyst for the creation of new, higher paying jobs for La Paz County residents’

The La Paz County Board of Supervisors submitted support for Sinema’s La Paz County Solar Energy and Job Creation Act in today’s subcommittee hearing

WASHINGTON – The La Paz County Board of Supervisors submitted written support of Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s bipartisan La Paz County Solar Energy and Job Creation Act ahead of  today’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining hearing. The La Paz County Board of Supervisors wrote that Sinema...

Sinema-Backed Bipartisan Bill Creates American Latino Museum in Nation’s Capital

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema cosponsored the National Museum of the American Latino Act—bipartisan legislation that authorizes the construction and operation of the National Museum of the American Latino in Washington, D.C. as part of the Smithsonian Institute. 
 
“Building the National Museum of the American Latino in our nation’s capital honors the extraordinary contributions of Arizona’s Latino community, which has greatly enriched our economy, culture, and history,” said...

Sinema: Asista a los Estudiantes de Arizona a Acceder las Comidas Escolares Durante el Año Escolar 2020-2021

La carta bipartidista de Sinema insta la máxima flexibilidad en los programas de comidas escolares hasta el final del año escolar 2020-2021

WASHINGTON – La senadora de alto rango de Arizona, Kyrsten Sinema, hizo un llamado al Departamento de Agricultura de Estados Unidos (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés) a que brinde la máxima flexibilidad en los programas de comidas escolares durante el año escolar 2020-2021.
 
“Las comidas escolares brindan una fuente confiable de nutrición para 600,000 niños...

Sinema: Help Arizona Students Access School Meals During 2020-2021 School Year

Sinema’s bipartisan letter urges maximum flexibility in school meal programs through the end of the 2020-2021 school year 

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide maximum flexibility in school meal programs throughout the 2020-2021 school year.
 
“School meals serve as critical sources of nutrition for 600,000 Arizona children. As Arizona continues distance-learning, we must ensure Arizona students stay fed and healthy...

Sinema: Phoenix Sky Harbor Awarded Over $10 Million Grant

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema announced that Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will receive over $10.2 million in federal grant funding to support a reconstruction project of the existing Terminal 2 runway pavement.
 
“Today’s grant funding supports critical repairs for runways and aircraft ramps to improve safety and efficiency at Sky Harbor,” said Sinema.
 
The $10.2 million Federal Aviation Administration grant includes $2,562,328 in CARES Act funding—landmark bipartisan...