Press Releases

If you are a member of the media looking to contact the office about a press matter, please call Communications Director Geoffrey Nolan at (202) 225-2435 or (202) 580-5289. You can also e-mail him at geoff.nolan@mail.house.gov. You can view statements Rep. Grijalva has released through the Congressional Progressive Caucus here. For statements pertaining to natural resource issues, please visit the Natural Resource Committee Democrats website.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva announced $471.3 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Arizona.

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May 10, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today the Biden Administration announced new guidance for the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund created by the American Rescue Plan. The $350 billion emergency fund will provide direct relief to state, local, and tribal governments to respond to the ongoing public health emergency and accompanying economic crisis.

May 06, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz) today said the newly announced “America the Beautiful” campaign provides a stark contrast between the Biden administration’s commitment to conservation and sustainable job creation on the one hand and the Trump administration’s destructive drill-everywhere obsession on the other.

May 05, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— This week, the Department of Health and Human Services released $1.4 billion in funding for older Americans that was included in the American Rescue Plan.

May 05, 2021 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today led 17 members of Congress in introducing a bipartisan resolution designating May 5 as a National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

May 03, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, the Biden Administration announced that it is lifting the annual refugee cap to 62,500. This reverses the previous historically low cap of 15,000 instituted by the Trump Administration. After the announcement, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement:

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May 03, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, the Biden Administration announced it is reuniting four families who were separated under former President Trump’s zero-tolerance policy.

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May 03, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva announced that restaurants in Southern Arizona can apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Applicants can apply directly with the Small Business Administration using the application portal beginning Monday, May 3 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Apr 30, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today the Biden Administration

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