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January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva introduced his first bill of the new Congress. The Border Business COVID-19 Rescue Act will provide targeted funds to small businesses along the border to address the unique economic injuries incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive actions after his inauguration. The orders are aimed at immediately addressing the myriad of issues facing our nation by tackling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our health and economy, addressing racial equity and immigration, and renewing our commitment to protecting our environment.

January 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that more than $22 billion in funding will be granted to states, localities, and territories to expand testing and vaccine distribution. Arizona will receive $65,769,416 for vaccine distribution and $418,951,181 for testing activities. The money comes from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act passed by Congress in December.

January 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Tucson shooting and assassination attempt on Rep. Gabby Giffords life:

January 5, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva sent a letter to FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor, CDC Director Robert Redfield, and HHS Secretary Alex Azar requesting the immediate coordination and deployment of field and response teams to Arizona to fill critical care staff shortages in Arizona hospitals as the COVID-19 pandemic brings them to the brink of crisis.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a COVID-19 relief package that includes more relief for small businesses alongside direct economic aid to individuals in the form of relief payments, expanded unemployment benefits, and rental assistance. Rep. Grijalva issued the following statement noting his support for the package:

December 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today highlighted the inclusion of his Saguaro National Park Boundary Expansion Act, along with landmark tribal water priorities, renewable energy wins, and Insular provisions as part of the Fiscal Year 2021, Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133) set to become law this week. H.R.

October 6, 2020 Press Release

TUCSON Late Monday evening, a U.S.