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  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Presents Goodyear Resident with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2019 | Preview rr

    Ken Fuellbier from the office of Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) presented Larry Cervarich, Founder of Meals of Joy and resident of Goodyear, with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition. Meals of Joy has been assisting seniors in the West Valley for the last four years by providing meals to senior citizens who are unable to leave their homes or are recuperating from medical procedures. Each meal is prepared at Fountain of Life Church located in Sun City. “Larry works tirelessly to del... Read more

  • Arizona Adjutant General Comes to Capitol Hill to Testify Before Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense, Securing Our Border

    On Thursday, Major General Michael T. McGuire, Adjutant General for the State of Arizona, testified at a House Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing entitled “Examining the Department of Defense’s Deployment to the U.S.-Mexico Border”. Major General McGuire is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of Arizona’s Army and Air National Guard, Joint Programs, and the Division of Emergency Management. He leads an 8,000-member department, of which 2,400 are full-time federal military and ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s Opposes Dangerous Appropriations Package That Puts Nation at Risk
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Government Spending

    Today, House Democrats passed H.R. 2740, the first FY 2020 "minibus" Appropriations package, which includes the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations bills. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko released the following statement after opposing H.R. 2740. “Democrats have rushed through a partisan appropriations package without first passing a budget agreement to set our spending levels or negotiating on budget caps. Th... Read more

  • House Democrats Reject Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s Pro-Life Amendment to First Appropriations Package
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, House Democrats rejected an amendment offered by Congresswoman Debbie Lesko to prohibit American taxpayers from subsidizing abortions around the world. Her amendment to H.R. 2740, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020, would have prevented $750 million from being used to fund abortions around the world. On June 13, 2019, Congresswoman Lesko delivered the following remarks on the House floor urging her Democrat col... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Presents Gold Star Mother Debbie Lee with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) presented Surprise, Arizona resident Debbie Lee, Founder of America’s Mighty Warriors and Gold Star Mother, with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition. In 2006, Ms. Lee was notified that her son Marc Alan Lee, a Navy Seal, had been killed in action in Iraq. She founded America’s Mighty Warriors to provide programs that improve quality of life, resiliency and recovery for fallen heroes and their families. “Debbie Lee received the devastating news that n... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Receives Response from Air Force Regarding Delay of F-35s to Luke Air Force Base
    Posted in Press Releases on June 10, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) is pleased to announce that the Air Force has assured her that Luke Air Force Base will receive all six squadrons of F-35As as promised. This announcement comes following answers to a letter she led with Senators Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema, along with their Arizona House colleagues, to U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson requesting more information on the delay of a F-35A squadron to Luke Air Force Base located in the Eighth Congressional Dist... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Presents Connie Whitlock with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition
    Posted in Press Releases on June 7, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) presented Connie Whitlock, Founder and Executive Director of “What’s Happen’n Art Movement” (WHAM), with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition. WHAM is a gem in our community that was founded in 2006 and is dedicated to the advancement of the arts for educational and cultural enrichment with an emphasis on encouraging the creative process in our Northwest Valley’s diverse population. “Connie Whitlock is a strong supporter of the arts and is dedicated t... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Statement on H.R. 6—the Democrats’ Mass Amnesty Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Securing Our Border

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) released the following statement after House Democrats passed H.R. 6, a bill that will provide amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants. “Congressional Democrats have proven once again how they care more about illegal immigrants than U.S. Citizens. U.S. House Democrats passed radical legislation that grants amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants. The legislation does nothing to solve the crisis at the border, expands amnesty to millions more than current DA... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Presents Kelly Morgan of the Military and Veteran Success Center with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition
    Posted in Press Releases on June 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Outreach Director Ken Fuellbier from the office of Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) presented Kelly Morgan of Arizona Department of Veterans' Services with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition. Morgan works at the Veteran Success Center at Luke Air Force Base, where he assists members of the military and veterans with filing for benefits, job connections, and pension claims. “Veteran Kelly Morgan is passionate about serving the Veteran community here in Arizona and being a resource f... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Announces Mobile Office Hours in El Mirage
    Posted in Press Releases on June 3, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) announced today mobile office hours for constituents of the Eighth Congressional District for the month of June. Constituents seeking assistance with Social Security, Medicare, veteran and military issues, or other federal agencies will be able to meet with a member of Congresswoman Lesko’s staff at the following date and location: Tuesday, June 18 – El Mirage City Hall – Council Chambers Lobby 10000 N. El Mirage Road 9:00am-11:00am Read more

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