ICYMI: McSally bill to protect global supply chains against terrorist activity passes committee

ICYMI: McSally bill to protect global supply chains against terrorist activity passes committee

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally’s legislation to protect global supply chains against terrorist activity unanimously passed out of the Homeland Security Committee. For the first time in 11 years, The bill reauthorizes and modernizes the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) — a global supply chain security program led by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). CTPAT has over 12,000 […]

McSally says Douglas Port Of Entry is one step closer to modernization

McSally says Douglas Port Of Entry is one step closer to modernization

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally (AZ-02) today officially announced that the Douglas Port of Entry (POE) is one step closer to modernization. The General Services Administration (GSA) has informed McSally’s office that the feasibility study for the modernization of the port was funded in the Fiscal Year 2017 allocation, and the two agencies will begin […]

McSally introduces bill to gain situational awareness & operational control of border

McSally introduces bill to gain situational awareness & operational control of border

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally today introduced legislation directing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct a full analysis of the current and potential threats along our nation’s southern border. The last complete mile-by-mile assessment conducted by DHS was in 1993, over two decades ago. “DHS’s current state of situational awareness along the border […]

McSally announces beginning of 2017 Congressional Art Competition

McSally announces beginning of 2017 Congressional Art Competition

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally announced that her office is accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. This annual competition is an opportunity for young artists to showcase their talent and gain national recognition. “We have many talented young artists in our district, and this competition allows us to recognize and applaud their artwork. […]

McSally to lead hearing on cartel threat

McSally to lead hearing on cartel threat

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. ET will lead a hearing titled: “A Dangerous and Sophisticated Adversary: The Threat to the Homeland Posed by Cartel Operations.” This is the first hearing Rep. McSally, who is the Chairwoman of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee, will lead in the 115th Congress. “The […]

McSally statement on death of Tucson Green Beret

McSally statement on death of Tucson Green Beret

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally released a statement on the death of Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, who was killed on November 4th in a shooting outside a military base in Jordan. Staff Sgt. McEnroe, a Green Beret from the 5th Special Forces Group and Tucson native, was deployed overseas in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. […]

House Armed Services Chairman toured southern Arizona military bases with Martha McSally

House Armed Services Chairman toured southern Arizona military bases with Martha McSally

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally this week hosted House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (TX-13) in Southern Arizona, where he toured Fort Huachuca and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and spoke with community leaders. The visit provided Chairman Thornberry a first-hand look at Southern Arizona’s unique military installations as well as the opportunity to hear about […]

House passes McSally bill to prevent foreign fighter travel

House passes McSally bill to prevent foreign fighter travel

By SoAzNewsX The House of Representatives today passed Rep. Martha McSally’s legislation to require a stress test of U.S. government protection and prevention programs against terrorist travel. The bill, H.R. 4404, the Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act, is the result of the Task Force on Combating Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel, on which […]

McSally: “We are facing a readiness crisis”

McSally: “We are facing a readiness crisis”

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally today released the following statement on the House’s passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The legislation contains full funding for the A-10 and EC-130H Compass Call, two aircraft stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, as well as provisions to retain and help expand missions at […]