David Schweikert is serving his third term in the United States Congress. He holds a seat on the Financial Services Committee, Joint Economic Committee, Co-Chairs the Valley Fever Task force with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and is the Republican Co-Chair of both the Tunisia Caucus as well as the Caucus on Access to Capital & Credit.
Among his legislative accomplishments, David was instrumental in authoring and passing the JOBS ACT into law. The bill was signed by the President in April 2012.
David served as Chairman of the EPA Oversight Subcommittee; David championed key reforms such as the Secret Science Reform Act, which passed the House of Representatives in 2014.
A national leader on tribal policy, David draws on a unique background working with Arizona’s tribal communities on important priorities. He is always eager to take on a technical challenge, particularly when it pertains to water or land management policies.
As a strong advocate for efficiencies in the 21st Century economy, David collaborates with entrepreneurs and innovators in Arizona and around the world on ways to increase trade and drive economic growth.
David holds a seat on the House Ways and Means Committee where he is able to use his expertise in finance and tax policy to create meaningful tax reform. He serves on the Government and Oversight Reform Subcommittee as well as the Social Security Subcommittee.
David Schweikert has always been committed to public service and he has an impressive record as an effective reformer and problem solver.
By the age of 30 years old, David was serving as the Majority Whip in the Arizona state legislature. There, he Chaired the Indian Affairs Committee and rolled up his sleeves working on the state budget, healthcare system, and passed landmark tax reform and second amendment legislation.
Over the years, Arizona’s governors have appointed David to numerous posts. He served as Chair of the state’s tax court and helped negotiate Arizona federal compact with tribal communities.
After being out of public life for 14 years building a successful Arizona business, David was called to serve as Treasurer of Maricopa County. One of the largest counties in the country, David has been heralded for his pragmatic decision making leading up to the fiscal crisis. Maricopa County increased revenue at a time when municipalities all around the country were going deep into the red.
Whether serving in elected office, or running a successful Arizona-based family real estate business with his wife Joyce, David Schweikert has been an integral voice in shaping Arizona’s healthy and growing economy.
As a Member of Congress, David works to remove government barriers to innovation and free enterprise. He is a budget hawk and is continuously fighting for solutions to curb federal spending and reduce American debt.
David and his wife Joyce enjoy backpacking. They host a bi-annual overnight down the Grand Canyon and recently took a pilgrimage to Spain where they hiked the Camino Trail.