WRAPPED: Senator Kelly’s First Year in Office

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 marks Senator Kelly’s first year serving Arizonans in the Senate. 

In that time, Senator Kelly has:

  • Visited all 15 Arizona counties;
  • Traveled 9,824 miles across Arizona, 5,050 in the air; 
  • Spoken directly with 85 Arizona mayors;
  • Kept his commitment to post his official schedule;
  • Introduced 21 bipartisan bills and amendments and cosponsored 169 pieces of bipartisan legislation;
  • Passed COVID-19 relief that kept small businesses and families afloat;
  • Returned more than $10 million and closed more than 4,000 cases for Arizonans seeking help from the federal government;
  • Negotiated landmark deals to lower the price of prescription drugs and increase microchip manufacturing;
  • Shaped and passed a bipartisan infrastructure law.

See below for highlights from Kelly’s first year in office:

From One Corner of the State to the Other, Meeting Constituents in Every Arizona County: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, and Yuma.

Read his local op-eds on the impact of infrastructure in: The Daily Independent, Arizona Daily Sun, Yuma Sun, Kingman Daily Miner, Pinal Central

Leading the Way on Lower Prescription Drug Costs and Increased Microchip Manufacturing

12 News: “Arizona Senator Mark Kelly signs deal lowering the price of prescription drugs”

Helping Veterans, Small Businesses and Thousands of Constituents with Federal Agencies