Press Releases

June 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Steve Dickson urging the agencies to quickly and safely allow for an increase in the adoption of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

June 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) and Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) introduced the Ensuring American Leadership Over International Standards Act, legislation to require the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to commission a study through the National Academies of Sciences on China’s influence in setting global standards for emerging

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Schweikert joined colleagues in passing the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act to help solve problems with the PPP, a critical source of aid for small businesses during the coronavirus epidemic.

May 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) helped introduce the ALIGN Act with Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19), Rep. Drew Ferguson (GA-3), Rep. Jason Smith (MO-3), Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), Rep. Tom Rice (SC-7), and Rep. Brad Wenstrup (OH-2).

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May 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) and Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02) sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership requesting that Arizona receive its fair share of any future funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in COVID-19 legislation.

 

May 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Schweikert received a 97% score from the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) 2019 Ratings of Congress for his strong conservative voting record during the First Session of the 116th Congress.

May 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) will join President Trump at Honeywell International for a tour of their facility producing N95 masks during the COVID-19 crisis. 

April 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) hosted a conference call for business owners to ask questions about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and discuss best practices for utilizing the loan with local Certified Public Accountants (CPA).   

April 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David Schweikert joined House colleagues on a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration urging them to speed up the evaluation and approval process for a COVID-19 vaccine, and to prepare for a more rapid deployment to the public. The letter was signed by 35 Members of Congress.

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April 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Schweikert joined a letter in support of Governor Doug Ducey’s Major Disaster Declaration request sent to the President. The Major Disaster Declaration will provide additional resources for the state of Arizona to combat COVID-19. 

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