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February 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs was named chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee.

January 31, 2017 Press Release

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:

January 31, 2017 Press Release

"I commend President Donald Trump for taking swift action to rollback federal regulations, keeping his word to help our overburdened American businesses. President Trump correctly realizes that our regulatory system has severely stifled our economy, small business growth and has hurt American job opportunities from the west coast to the east coast.

January 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On January 4, 2017, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) introduced H.R. 250 – the Judicial Administration and Improvement Act. H.R.

January 30, 2017 Press Release

“The growth of radical Islamic terrorism over the past two decades has changed the dangers facing the world. From September 11th to the many tragic events carried out by terrorists in the United States and around the world, the importance of vetting immigrants coming to America to ensure they pose no security threat has never been higher. 

January 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) announced his two House Judiciary subcommittee assignments: Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet; and Immigration and Border Security. Congressman Biggs issued the following statement:

January 27, 2017 Newsletter

Hello from the March for Life in Washington, D.C.!

It is hard to believe that we have completed the fourth week of the 115th Congress. Here’s an update on what we have done for Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District.

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January 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) introduced the Budget Process Accountability Act. This legislation would penalize Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate by holding their salaries in escrow if their respective chamber has not agreed to a concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018 by April 15, 2017.

January 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Recently, while responding to a call, an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) trooper, Edward Andersson, was ambushed, shot, and assaulted by Leonard Pennuelas Escobar on Interstate 10. The DPS trooper was taken to a local hospital in stable condition and has since been released.

January 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump took immediate steps to secure the border and protect innocent Americans from criminal illegal immigrants through executive orders.

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August 29, 2017 In The News

PHOENIX — A week after President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government unless he gets funding for a border wall between the United States and Mexico, an Arizona congressman said that may not be what the country wants.

“I don’t think people really want to shut down government,” Republican Rep. Andy Biggs told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Arizona’s Morning News on Tuesday.

August 24, 2017 In The News

Republican leaders don’t want a government shutdown. Democrats don’t either, at least not officially.

August 16, 2017 In The News

It’s time to “put the screws” to Republican lawmakers who promised to repeal Obamacare, one House member says, and that’s why he supports reviving a successful 2015 attempt to get rid of the health care law.

“We certainly can’t give up,” Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said in a phone interview with The Daily Signal.

August 14, 2017 In The News

A Senate-passed bill intended to help dying patients access experimental drugs will likely face lengthier deliberations in the House. While the Senate fast-tracked the bill on Aug. 3, the House will likely subject it to a hearing and markup before bringing it up to a vote, according to congressional aides and a lobbyist.

August 10, 2017 In The News

According to Rep. Andy Biggs (“Kill the Filibuster Before It’s Too Late,” op-ed, Aug. 7), the Senate filibuster is the greatest obstacle blocking Republicans from fulfilling their agenda. But why is the filibuster such an obstacle? It wasn’t always so.

August 10, 2017 In The News

The McLinn family of Indianapolis is still fighting for their seven-year-old son, Jordan, who was diagnosed at the age of 3 with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This is an aggressive disease that results in muscle weakness and loss first attacking the extremities, eventually moving to the heart and other internal organs.

August 7, 2017 In The News

PHOENIX — An Arizona congressman wrote that the Senate needs to remove a 60-vote requirement to pass legislation in order to advance President Donald Trump’s agenda.

August 7, 2017 In The News

An Arizona congressman is working to remove energy subsidies that are part of the 2014 farm bill.

Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., recently released legislation that he says could save the American taxpayer more than a billion dollars over five years.

August 7, 2017 In The News

The greatest obstacle blocking Republicans from fulfilling our agenda is not manufactured outrage about Russians. It’s the Senate filibuster, the 60-vote threshold to suspend debate that prevents most bills from making it to the floor.

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