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February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva announced his intention to vote in favor of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The package includes funding that will expand testing and vaccination efforts, provide funds for schools to safely return to in-person learning and make up for lost time in the classroom, and prevent budget shortfalls for state and local governments. Additionally, the bill puts money directly in the pockets of workers with another round of direct payments and an extension of expanded unemployment benefits.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

TUCSON Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva is taking action to streamline Coronavirus funds to smaller cities and localities.

September 6, 2018 Press Release
This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the City of Tucson as the recipient of a $1.3 million Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant.
September 5, 2018 Press Release
Today, the Farm Bill Conference Committee held a public meeting to remedy the differences between the House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill.
April 20, 2018 Press Release
Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva sent a letter to the House Agriculture Committee to express his opposition to proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that would unfairly stigmatize SNAP recipients and increase food insecurity in communities across the country
March 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded the University of Arizona a $1.2 million research grant to research teacher efficacy and persistence. The award is part of NSF's Noyce Program, which trains teachers in specific techniques to better serve diverse populations in high-need areas. In response, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement:
March 19, 2018 Press Release
TUCSON, AZ–Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) awarded the Tohono O'odham Ki:Ki Association in Sells, Arizona with a $900,000 grant through the Capital Magnet Fund. The Tohono O'odham Ki:Ki Association is one of 40 recipients of the award, and will use the grant to provide more affordable housing opportunities to tribal members. In addition, the grant will fund other community services focused on economic development. In response, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement:
March 7, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.–Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $25 million TIGER 9 grant award for a major reconfiguration and build out of SR 189 in Nogales, Arizona. With more than 7 million vehicle crossings per year, the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales is one of the biggest in the country and is critical to a successful economic relationship between Mexico and the United States. The improvements will include raised medians, pavement widening, flyover ramps, and new roundabouts. The efforts of Arizona's Congressional Delegation and local leaders from across Southern Arizona were critical to securing this important funding for the infrastructure improvements. Rep. Grijalva sent multiple letters, including one with the Arizona Delegation, to the Department of Transportation in support of the project.
February 23, 2018 Press Release
TUCSON, AZ–Today, the Congressional Management Foundation announced Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva as a finalist for the inaugural Democracy Award in the category of constituent services. The award recognizes his outstanding work in serving the constituents of Arizona's Third Congressional District by assisting them in their requests to federal agencies.
September 22, 2017 Press Release
TUCSON – Rep. Grijalva released the following statement after the National Park Service announced a grant award of $61,469.50 to help develop The January 8th Memorial park in remembrance of the victims of the 2011 shooting.