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

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) presented Dawn Marie Rapaport, Founder of Homeless Engagement Lift Partnership (H.E.L.P.) and Peoria resident, with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition. The mission of H.E.L.P. is to restore dignity and hope to those in our homeless community by changing the cycle, and to provide immediate aid and comfort for those experiencing homelessness. “Homelessness is one of the most pressing issues affecting our communities across the country,” said Congressw... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Announces Mobile Office Hours in Peoria
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) announced today mobile office hours for constituents of the Eighth Congressional District for the month of August. 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 dates and locations: Tuesday, August 13 – Peoria Development and Community Services Building, Benchmark Room 9875 North 85th Avenue, Peoria, AZ 8534... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Announces Congressional App Challenge for Students
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Debbie Lesko announced the launch of the Congressional App Challenge for middle and high school students in Arizona’s Eighth District. Congresswoman Lesko released the following statement encouraging students to participate in the Congressional App Challenge: “The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields play a critical role in the 21st century. That is why I am pleased to announce that my Congressional Office will be participating in this year’s Congressiona... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Presents Goodyear Resident with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) presented Gina Godbehere, Co-Founder of Speak Up, Stand Up, Save A Life and Goodyear resident, with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition. Speak Up, Stand Up, Save A Life helps tackle depression, bullying, drug addiction, mental health and other ongoing issues facing young people. “Bullying and depression amongst youth are becoming increasingly common in our society,” said Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08). “That is why organizations like Speak Up, St... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Introduces Six Immigration Bills to Address Ongoing Border Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Securing Our Border

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) has introduced six immigration bills to address some of the root causes of the border crisis. With the large influx of migrants crossing the border into America, these bills will reform our asylum system, increase the number of immigration judges and detention beds, and allow dangerous aliens to be detained. Congresswoman Lesko released the following statement. “We are experiencing an unprecedented national security and humanitarian crisis at our southern borde... Read more

  • Homeland Security Committee Approves Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s Helping Families Fly Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, the House Homeland Security Committee approved Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s (AZ-08) bipartisan bill, H.R. 3694, the Helping Families Fly Act of 2019, which improves the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening experience for pregnant women and young families at our nation’s airports. “For pregnant women and families with young children, airport travel can be a stressful and time-consuming task,” said Congresswoman Lesko (AZ-08). “Thankfully, my bipartisan legislation will he... Read more

  • Homeland Security Committee Approves Pipeline Security Bill with Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s Amendment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, the House Homeland Security Committee approved H.R. 3699, the Pipeline Security Act, which adds to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator’s duties the task of maintaining responsibility to secure pipeline transportation and pipeline facilities against cybersecurity threats, acts of terrorism, and nefarious acts. An amendment offered by Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08), the top Republican on the Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee, was included in pa... Read more

  • Lesko and Gallego Secure Amendment on Air Force F-35 Transfers in NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense

    Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) have secured a bipartisan amendment to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The amendment requires the Chief of Staff of the Air Force to give at least 6 months’ notice to congressional defense committees and members of Congress and Senators who represent impacted bases before the transfer of any F-35 squadrons. It also requires a comprehensive plan and report on the strategy should any F-35 transfer be ma... Read more

  • Lesko and Correa Introduce the Helping Families Fly Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2019 | Preview rr

    Today, top Republican on the Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) and Chairman Rep. Luis Correa (D-CA) introduced H.R. 3694, the Helping Families Fly Act of 2019, to improve the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening experience for pregnant women and young families at our nation’s airports. “For pregnant women and families with young children, traveling is already a stressful and time-consuming task,” said Congresswoman Lesko (AZ-08). “This b... Read more

  • Congresswoman Debbie Lesko Presents Surprise Resident and Breast Cancer Advocate with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2019 | Preview rr

    Ken Fuellbier from the office of Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) presented Reba Mason, founder of Reba’s Vision and resident of Surprise, with Arizona’s District 8 Congressional Recognition at the Glendale Women’s Club. Reba’s Vision provides free 3D digital mammograms to women in the West Valley. The organization also provides free wigs and other items to women in need as they fight their battle with breast cancer. “About 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer... Read more

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