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.

Feb 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, comprehensive legislation that extends anti-discrimination protections to members of the LGBTQ community.

Feb 22, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, President Joe Biden announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program that will ensure smaller minority-, women-, and v

Feb 19, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) announced the immediate allocation of an initial $100 million in federal funding intended for staffing, laboratory testing, informatics, disease surveillance, and other activities critical to combating COVID-19.

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Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva sent a letter to Governor Doug Ducey to inquire about his plan to ensure schools can conduct safe in-person learning as set out by guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With Arizona’s transmission rate so high, Rep.

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Feb 18, 2021 Press Release

TUCSON— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging them to designate supplemental federal funds that can be accessed by cities, counties, and non-governmental organizations who assist asylum-seeking families.

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Feb 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today announced the vice chairs and subcommittee chairs for the 117th Congress. The positions were chosen by the Democratic members of the Committee during their recently concluded organizing meeting.

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Feb 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Recently, Department of Health and Human Services announced that they have invited El Rio Community Health Center in Tucson and Sunset Community Health Center in Yuma to participate as an initial cohort of 250 health centers across the country to directly receive vaccines through HRSA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program.

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Feb 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today announced that the House Rules Committee will consider a package of Natural Resources Committee bills early next week ahead of a full House vote on Wednesday, Feb. 23.

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Feb 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, the Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. In response, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva issued the following statement:

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