Press Releases

October 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) introduced H.R.5650 – legislation that will designate the Scottdale Fountain Hills United States Post Office located at 16605 East Avenue of the Fountains in Fountain Hills, AZ, as the “Dr. C.T. Wright Post Office Building.” This legislation is a commemoration of Dr. C.T.

September 17, 2021 Press Release

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) hosted a roundtable with leaders in the agriculture industry to discuss the ways that Congress and the Department of Agriculture can promote the awareness and opportunities biotechnology has in agriculture.

September 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. David Schweikert (AZ-06), Greg Stanton (AZ-09), Michael Waltz (FL-06), and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03) introduced the Paws Off Act, legislation that will promote safe labeling requirements for pet safety. Recent reporting has shown an increased use of the sugar alcohol, xylitol, in common household products.

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September 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives David Schweikert (AZ-06) and Susan Delbene (WA-01) introduced the Advancing America’s Interests Act, legislation that will help prevent the International Trade Commission (ITC) from being misused. The ITC has the power to ban products from entry into the U.S.

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August 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHIGNTON, DC - Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) joined Congresswoman Lisa McClain (MI-10) and 158 Members of Congress in introducing legislation to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan.

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July 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) joined House Ways and Means colleagues Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) in introducing the Energy Sector Innovation Credit (ESIC) Act, a bipartisan energy tax proposal to encourage innovation in the clean energy sector to help rapidly scale-up and diversify new technologies. 

July 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today. Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) released the following statement after introducing the Advanced Safe Testing at Residence Telehealth Act of 2021 (A-START), legislation to expand access to innovative health care technologies and reduce health care costs.  

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July 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) introduced the Uranium Seawater Extraction Research and Development Act, legislation to expand clean energy research and technology for the extraction of uranium from seawater to reduce the United States dependence on imported uranium, and create a sustainable alternative method for extraction. 

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) introduced the NEPA State Assignment Expansion Act, and the NEPA Accountability and Enforcement Act, two pieces of legislation focused on reforming the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes. 

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