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:
Hello from sunny Arizona!
I’ve been in the district this week, meeting with constituents, businesses, and organizations. I have enjoyed hearing your concerns and I look forward to taking the opinions of Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District constituents back to D.C.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Andy Biggs (AZ-05) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) introduced the Right to Try Act of 2017, which would allow terminally-ill patients an option to receive drugs that have passed the Food and Drug Administration’s basic safety testing, but are still working their way through the often lengthy bureaucratic process to final approval.
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As we complete the fifth week of the 115th Congress, here’s an update on what we have done for Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District.
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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) joined the Congressional Western Caucus. The stated mission of the Western Caucus is to enhance, sustain and preserve the West’s dynamic and unique culture, and to find innovative solutions that address the distinctive concerns facing western and rural communities.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs was named chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee.
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace the-late Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:
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