GILBERT, ARIZONA – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs announced the promotion of Kate LaBorde as his new Chief of Staff. Ms. LaBorde has worked on Capitol Hill for the past 11 years – both in the Senate and in the House. She has served as Congressman Biggs’ Legislative Director since January 2017, and replaces outgoing Chief of Staff, Deborah Mazol.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Andy Biggs, along with Representatives Brian Babin, Jim Banks, Jodey Arrington, and Tom Tiffany, sent a letter to President Donald Trump to encourage him to oppose demands to create openings in the border wall or breaches to the wall’s security.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor released its Employment Situation Summary for the month of June, showing that 4.8 million jobs were added last month and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%. Economists had predicted only 2.9 new jobs and an unemployment rate of 12.4%. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in the case of JUNE MEDICAL SERVICES L. L. C. ET AL. v. RUSSO to overturn a Louisiana abortion law designed to protect mothers from doctors who did not have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Biggs introduced the Space Research Innovation Act to allow the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to partner with universities to conduct deep-space research and mission development.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, House Democrats voted to pass H.R. 7120, their attempt to nationalize state and local police departments across the nation. Congressman Biggs voted against this legislation and issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Andy Biggs led a letter to House Armed Services Committee leadership urging their opposition to any anti-border security measures in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. U.S. Representatives Paul Gosar, W.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision on Department of Homeland Security v.
GILBERT, ARIZONA – Last week, the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security proposed a new rule to streamline consideration of asylum claims. The rule gives the federal government needed tools to combat fraudulent claims and to work through the 1-million case backlog. Congressman Andy Biggs issued the following statement:
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It is time to acknowledge that the Democrat Leftists and their accomplices in the media are busy engendering hysteria in the American people over the COVID-19 outbreak. They take certain COVID-19 numbers reported by governments and push them into the public without giving that data the context necessary to understand what is really going on.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump spoke to a lively crowd in Phoenix Tuesday, rallying young voters and pushing for some key Republican congressional candidates caught in tight races.
It has been said that Washington politics is like a NASCAR race, everyone is constantly making left turns. Democrats are turning left at 180 miles per hour while Republicans take the left turns at 120 miles per hour. Republicans need to stop racing. Get off of the track.
It is hard to have a rational discussion when a person rejects the notion of looking at facts. Those who rely solely on feelings insist on denying facts, data, and science. They trust intuition and feelings, not reality. That’s why the saying, “My facts don’t care about your feeling,” has gained traction.
America, and my home state, Arizona, are at a crossroads. We have two roads we can take. One is a return to the path of freedom; the other is totalitarianism. This is not necessarily a partisan issue or even a left/right problem. It is a potential permanent alteration of who we are as a people.
The Left is apoplectic that Arizona and the rest of the country are moving to reopen our society. Gov. Doug Ducey is correct that Arizona needs to be open. We have all have been denied fundamental rights during lockdowns. As Arizona opens, we all must understand and mitigate the risks of the coronavirus.
Top Republicans in a half-dozen states are scrambling to land the August convention to renominate President Trump after party officials abruptly pulled out of North Carolina because Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper insisted on limiting festivities due to the coronavirus.
Pent-up frustrations from job losses and months of isolation during the coronavirus lockdowns played a role in the riots across the country, according to psychologists and pandemic researchers.
“I do think the pandemic aggravated things,” said historian John Berry, who has written books focused on past pandemics.