Raul Grijalva

Dec 13, 2021

IRC on track to turn southern AZ congressional district red

The Independent Redistricting Commission is moving to give Republicans an edge in electing members of Congress for the coming decade. 

Nov 6, 2021

Arizona lawmakers split as House OKs $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

Arizona lawmakers split on party lines late Friday night as the House voted 228-206 to pass a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, giving final passage to a centerpiece of the Biden administration’s agenda. 

Aug 18, 2021

AZ lawmakers seek review of Ducey’s use of federal funds

Two Democratic members of the state's congressional delegation are asking federal officials to review the legality of Gov. Doug Ducey using Covid relief dollars to benefit only schools that do not require masks.

Apr 26, 2021

Census says no more seats in Congress for Arizona

Arizona is not going to get more representation in Washington.

Mar 12, 2021

Congress has opportunity to protect Grand Canyon region

Congress has the opportunity to permanently protect the Grand Canyon region and those whose livelihoods, health, and cultures depend upon it, rather than allow it to be jeopardized for toxic uranium mines to benefit the short-term profits of a few and potentially expose us to pollution forever. The Senate should join the House in passing the Grand Canyon Protection Act.

Dec 30, 2020

Congress should pass Puerto Rico statehood bill

Making Puerto Rico a state would respect the will of the Puerto Rican people, provide true representation for the American citizens on the island, and be of economic benefit for both Puerto Rico and the mainland. Hopefully, Representative Grijalva will support Puerto Rico statehood unequivocally, and move critical legislation out of his committee to help make it happen.

Dec 23, 2020

Census figures indicate AZ gets 10th seat in House

All those folks fleeing elsewhere puts Arizona on track for picking up a 10th seat in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in 2022.

Sep 30, 2020

6 ways Congress can fight for recovery from pandemic now

By Valley of the Sun United Way It’s clear the coronavirus has had a devastating impact on workers, families and businesses in Maricopa County and across Arizona. Our community is hurting and without immediate action from Congress, even more families will lose the federal supports that are keeping the country from economic collapse. Locally, requests […]

The Colorado River flows through the Grand Canyon. A federal study found that fish in the Grand Canyon and 20 other national parks in the West have trace amounts of mercury. (U.S. Geological Survey Photo)
Aug 31, 2020

Projects to restore public lands, national parks can begin

This bipartisan, bicameral legislative victory did not come easily. It took decades of grassroots work and the tireless support of conservation champions in Congress to see permanent funding of the LWCF - a conservation program paid for by royalties from offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters that typically receives less than half of its allotment.

Aug 4, 2020

Congressional incumbents lead their primary races

All nine members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are leading their respective primary races.

May 16, 2020

Agency cites ‘staggering’ cost of reining in US wild horses

Federal land managers say it will take two decades and cost more than $1 billion over the first six years alone to slash wild horse populations to sustainable levels necessary to protect U.S. range land.

Oct 1, 2019

Tribal leaders: Arizona law makes it hard for Native Americans to vote

Changes to election laws and polling place closures since 2013 have had a disproportionately negative impact on members of federally recognized tribes in Arizona, tribal leaders and voting rights advocates told a Congressional subcommittee Tuesday morning.