Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Schweikert released the following statement Thursday on Senator Jon Kyl’s announcement that he will retire at the end of his current term:
“Senator Jon Kyl’s record of service to our state is something all Arizonans should be proud of. His tireless advocacy on behalf of our state for over twenty years has made Arizona a better place. One example of this leadership was his work to ensure that Arizona’s water rights were protected for years to come.
“I also think it is worth recognizing Senator Kyl’s conservative leadership over the course of his career. He has a long and distinguished record as a conservative leader that won’t soon be forgotten.
“I will also always be grateful for the help Senator Kyl and his team gave to us as we set up our new office in this Congress. He has been a good friend and mentor and will be missed.”