Press Releases

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. 

March 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert hosted a conference call with Arizona Small Business leaders to discuss ways to best support the state’s small business community during the COVID-19 outbreak. During the call, attendees were able to speak with representatives from the U.S.

March 15, 2020 Press Release

“A member of our DC team has been informed by the Virginia Department of Health that they tested positive for COVID-19. They are resting comfortably at home and following guidance from local health officials. As a result of this positive test, my DC office will be closed with staff members working from home until further notice.

March 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert’s telehealth provision from the CONNECT for Health Act to waive existing telehealth restrictions was included in the Coronavirus National Emergency Declaration. This provision will give the U.S.

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March 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) hosted local health officials for a Coronavirus roundtable. The group shared plans for how Arizona is working to prevent the spread of COVID-19 from every angle and the information services being provided to the Arizona community to stay healthy.

February 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) hosted the first annual Women’s Leadership Summit, an event to bring Arizona women together to develop their careers and to learn directly from powerful female leaders who influence innovation in Arizona.

February 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) and Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting the FDA hold public workshops to help with the development of Valley Fever drugs and vaccines.

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February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today Representatives David Schweikert (AZ-06), Chris Pappas (NH-01), and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced the bicameral, bipartisan Joint Long-Term Storage Act to bolster our long-term renewable energy storage capabilities and strengthen our national security.

February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Schweikert helped introduce the bipartisan GENE Therapy Payment Act with Reps. Kurt Schrader (OR-05) Roger Marshall, M.D. (KS-01), Jason Crow (CO-06), Markwayne Mullin (OK-02), Ami Bera, M.D.

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