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.

Mar 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today released the following statement on the confirmation of Deb Haaland to be Secretary of the Interior.

Mar 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today introduced the Save Oak Flat Act to permanently protect the Oak Flat area of Tonto National Forest from destructive mining proposals.

Mar 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today marks the third anniversary of the assassination of Rio de Janeiro City Council member Marielle Franco—a passionate defender of human rights, an Afro-Brazilian, a dissident, and a member of the LGBTQ community. To date, those who ordered her assassination still have not been brought to justice. Reps. Raúl M.

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Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva sent a letter to Governor Doug Ducey expressing concern on remarks made on education funding during his 2021 State of the State Address.

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Mar 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021, and H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks of 2021.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today highlighted new findings by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that a 2019 Trump administration order to the U.S.

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Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, the House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan Act, a $1.9 trillion package to send relief to workers, families, and small businesses. The legislation will soon be signed into law by President Joe Biden.

Mar 09, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today the House of Representatives passed the PRO Act, comprehensive legislation that would empower workers to exercise their right to organize, secure free and fair union elections, and hold employers accountable for violating their rights. After voting in support of the legislation, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement:

Mar 09, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today hailed the announcement of a March 25 Department of the Interior forum with a variety of labor, economic justice, and environmental advocates on the future of federal fossil fuel policies.

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