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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced Friday new members of his staff who will work with tribal leaders and organizations across the 1st District to focus on the needs of our Native American communities.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers says repealing the Affordable Care Act would have detrimental effects on Native American healthcare. They’re concerned it would nullify the separate Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
WASHINGTON — Native Americans, Alaska Natives and a bipartisan group of their allies — including current and former Arizona lawmakers — are worried that repeal of the Affordable Care Act will also eliminate a non-controversial portion of that law that commits federal funding for tribal health care around the country, a move that the National Indian Health Board warns would be “catastrophic.”
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally introduced a bill Friday to make the memorial Tucson is building to commemorate the shooting that injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords part of the national park system.
Six people were killed and 13 were injured when a gunman opened fire in a grocery store parking lot on Jan. 8, 2011.