Archive for the 'CD1 Ann Kirkpatrick' Category

Kirkpatrick, other freshmen Dems walking tightrope

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

The Hill:
Nearly a quarter of the House Democratic freshman class has not signed on to co-sponsor the controversial card-check bill, despite being showered with campaign contributions by organized labor.
Many of these Democrats represent battleground districts, and their reluctance to support the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) reflects worries it would affect their reelection in 2010. [...]

Today in the House Mortgage bailout

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

H R 1106, Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, seeks to prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability. Passed the House 234 191.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

H Res 153, Commending the University of Southern California Trojan football team for its victory in the 2009 Rose Bowl. Yes, [...]

Recently in the House More truly important Congressional activities

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

H Res 45, establishing March as National Criminal Justice Month. Passed 415 0.

H Res 195, Recognizing and honoring the employees of the Department of Homeland Security on its sixth anniversary for their continuous efforts to keep the nation safe. Passed 418 0.

H Res 201, Recognizing Beverly Eckerts service to the Nation and particularly [...]

Omnibus Appropriations Bill of 2009

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

H R 1105, the Omnibus Appropriations Act for 2009, passed the House 245 178. $410 billion, read Republican and Blue Dog responses in posts below.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Grijalva
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Mitchell, Flake, Giffords

Kirkpatrick meets with N. Arizona leaders on infrastructure needs

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

White Mountain Independent:
Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick met with elected officials and staff from Navajo County, City of Holbrook and City of Winslow to discuss major concerns including the Winslow Levee, Holbrook railroad crossing, Obed Bridge, rural school bus routes and the Pinon and Dilkon road yards at a meeting on Feb. 19.

Today in the House: Angry Chimp Act

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

H R 80, the Captive Primate Safety Act, seeks to treat nonhuman primates as prohibited wildlife species. Passed the House 323 95.
Aye: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
No: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

Today in the House: Teens, Guam and Utah land

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

H R 911, Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act. Seeks to require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs. Passed the House 295 102.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

H R 44, Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. Seeks to implement [...]

Navajo leader thanks Kirkpatrick for sCHIP language

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Gallup Independent:
Navajo Nation Vice President Ben Shelly thanked members of the 111th Congress for including language regarding tribal citizenship documentation in the reauthorization of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to the president’s office.
SCHIP, a federal program administered jointly with the states to provide health insurance to low-income, uninsured children, is known as KidsCare [...]

Stimulus passes House

Friday, February 13th, 2009

H.R. 1, The Stimulus, passed the House again 246 183 1.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

Today in the House: Elder abuse

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

H. R. 448, the Elder Abuse Victims Act, passed the House 397 25.
The bill seeks to protect seniors in the United States from elder abuse by establishing specialized elder abuse prosecution and research programs and activities to aid victims of elder abuse, to provide training to prosecutors and other law enforcement related [...]

Really super-important things the House voted on today

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

H RES 114, Supporting the goals and ideals of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Passed 398 0. Everyone from AZ voted Yea.
H RES 60, Recognizing and commending University of Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford for winning the 2008 Heisman Trophy and for his academic and athletic accomplishments. Passed 394 0. Happy that [...]

Gila Co. hands Kirkpatrick alphabetized list

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Payson Roundup:
More than a month of debate over the politically neutral, alphabetical list of projects for which Gila County hopes to find federal stimulus dollars has reached an impasse.
Supervisor Shirley Dawson advocates for a new jail to take top priority. Supervisor Tommie Martin says too much prioritizing could dent the county’s appropriations chances. And Supervisor [...]

Kirkpatrick follows in difficult shadow of Renzi

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Every incoming member of Congress needs a little time to get oriented. Its hard to settle in on Capitol Hill, figure out the lay of the land and take a crash course on pending issues and bills nearing a vote.
For freshman Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., the challenges multiply. She took over last month from indicted [...]

Today in Congress: DTV and Death in Custody

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

John McCains amendment to prohibit the applicability of Buy American requirements in the stimulus bill to the utilization of funds provided by the Act failed 31 65. The Senate is still working on the stimulus.
S 352, the DTV Delay Act, passed the House 264 158. The bills purpose is to postpone the DTV [...]

Today in the House: Stalking, dating violence and delayed flights

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

H Res 82, Raising awareness and encouraging prevention of stalking by establishing January 2009 as National Stalking Awareness Month. Passed the House 417 0. Flake did not vote; rest of delegation voted Yea.
H Res 103, Supporting the goals and ideals of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week. Passed the House 419 [...]

Kirkpatrick ready to bring new jail to Globe

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Payson Roundup:
Gila County Supervisor Shirley Dawson and Sheriff John Armer pushed for stimulus money to build a new jail in Globe during a meeting Friday with a congressional representative.
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) met with supervisors and county officials to discuss the package lawmakers hope will reinvigorate the nation’s ailing economy. A new jail was one [...]

What were sponsoring this session

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Ann Kirkpatrick Nothing yet
Trent Franks Nothing yet
John Shadegg

H.R.450 : To require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes.
H.R.731 : To amend title 38, United States Code, to exclude individuals who have been convicted of committing certain sex offenses from [...]

Yavapai-Apache leaders meet with AZ delegation

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Camp Verde Bugle:
Throughout the week, Tribal Leaders met with Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, Congressman Harry Mitchell, the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, as well as the offices of Congressman Trent Franks, Sen. John McCain, Sen. Jon Kyl, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Congressman Jeff Flake, Congressman John Shadegg and Congressman Raul [...]

Kirkpatrick on TARP

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Ann Kirkpatrick:

Didnt support TARP last fall while campaigning: unfairly helped Wall Street over families and didnt have enough accountability, transparency or oversight measures. This time, Kirkpatrick said, the focus is different. [Daily Sun]
This legislation comes at a critical time for our communities and our country. [WMI]

Kirkpatrick gave two of her inauguration tickets to [...]

Kirkpatrick likes her new view

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

The Camp Verde Bugle interviews Ann Kirkpatrick:
Finding some good places to eat?
Oh No. Not yet. I like the cafeteria a lot and the cafeteria is just below my office. A typical day is long.
I live near Union Station and my window overlooks the train yard. Coming from Flagstaff, I really like that view. A lot [...]