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March 9, 2017 Press Release
"President Trump recognizes the necessity of securing our borders and enforcing our nation’s laws"

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Homeland Security reported that illegal border crossings from January to February decreased by 40 percent (31,578 to 18,762 illegal aliens). The historical trend of apprehensions typically increases 10 to 20 percent from January to February. Congressman Andy Biggs released this statement in reaction to the news:

March 8, 2017 Press Release
"I am proud to have voted to support our military"

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2017. This bill appropriates $577.9 billion for the Department of Defense ($516.1 billion in base discretionary funding and $61.8 billion in Overseas Contingency Operations / Global War on Terrorism funding).

March 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Transition Authorization Act by voice vote. Among other provisions, this bill requires NASA to develop a plan for an eventual manned mission to Mars in the coming decades.

March 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order, aimed at preventing potential terrorists from entering the United States, by issuing a 90-day travel ban for individuals from now only six nations: Syria, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, and Libya.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) was named FreedomWorks’ Member of the Month for March. Congressman Biggs received this recognition for being an advocate for individual liberty and federalism throughout his first two months in Congress.

February 28, 2017 Press Release
"I am encouraged that he has made incredible progress toward fulfilling those promises in his first month in office"

Washington, D.C. – Tonight, President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress to outline his goals for the upcoming year. Congressman Biggs released the following statement after attending the address:

February 28, 2017 Press Release
"I look forward to working with the Trump administration to renew faith in American ingenuity and technological development."

Washington, D.C. -  Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05), chairman of the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment, delivered the following opening statement at this morning's hearing, At What Cost? Examining the Social Cost of Carbon:

February 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Biggs joined 28 U.S. Representatives and 2 U.S. Senators to sign an amicus brief in Jennings v. Rodriguez. The case involves several aliens who have been ordered deported from the United States, but who disagree with being detained while challenging their deportation. The U.S.

February 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Last week, the Arizona House of Representatives passed House Concurrent Memorial (HCM) 2001, Urging the United States Congress to Divide the Ninth Circuit Into Two Separate Circuits.

February 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Intel Corporation announced that it will invest $7 Billion into its Chandler facility, creating 3,000 jobs in the factory and 10,000 additional jobs around Arizona.

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