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Rep. Debbie Lesko

Rep. Debbie Lesko

Republican, Arizona, 8th District
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Office Phone: 202-225-1976
Committees:
Homeland Security
Science, Space, and Technology

DISTRICT SNAPSHOT
Among children in this district:
11.30% of children are in poverty
10.20% of children under 6 are in poverty
4.20% of children are in extreme poverty
13.30% are food insecure
6.70% lack health insurance

Sources: 2017 Annual Community Survey, US Dept. of Agriculture

Lesko on Child Poverty

We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Poverty. To learn more visit lesko.house.gov or call this member’s office at 202-225-1976.

Lesko on Child Health

  • voted for H.R.6311, the Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Accounts Act, which would modify rules regarding health savings accounts and allow for the sale of bare bones health plans on the health care exchanges. Often these plans are purchased by lower-income individuals who are unaware that the benefits offered by the plan are extremely limited.

  • Lesko on Child Welfare

  • voted for H.R.5890, the Assisting States’ Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act, which would provide states with guidance and technical assistance for the safe care of infants affected by prenatal substance use.

  • Lesko on Youth Justice

  • voted for H.R.6964, the Juvenile Justice Reform Act, which reauthorized the JJDPA and provided for incentive grants for local delinquency prevention programs. This bill passed unanimously through Congress.

  • Lesko on Gun Violence Prevention

    We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Guns. To learn more visit lesko.house.gov or call this member’s office at 202-225-1976.

    Lesko on Housing

  • voted for H.R.5793, the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act, which would establish a demonstration program to encourage families receiving housing voucher assistance to move to lower-poverty areas.

  • Lesko on Nutrition

  • voted against H.R.2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, which would cut SNAP benefits by $20 billion over ten years through more stringent work requirements and elimination of other programs; the bill would also create additional barriers to receiving SNAP benefits.

  • Lesko on Early Childhood Development

    We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Early Childhood. To learn more visit lesko.house.gov or call this member’s office at 202-225-1976.

    Lesko on Education


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