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U.S. representatives from Arizona, New Mexico and Kansas introduced legislation last week to support caregiving services for Native American senior citizens.
It appears that Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta’s persistent pursuit of a new location for a bigger, more centralized post office in town is gaining traction at the federal level.
U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., who recently learned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had contracted with embattled Tetra Tech for the assessment of 54 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation, has written a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission raising questions about the $85 million contract.
In 2004, Sergeant Daniel Somers was deployed to Iraq with the National Guard as part of a Tactical Human Intelligence Team. There, he served in over 400 combat missions.
After his second deployment, Daniel was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, a traumatic brain injury suffered during combat and several other medical issues.
The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee advanced legislation that would protect 5G telecommunications systems and mobile infrastructure in the United States.
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act, legislation introduced by a group of lawmakers including Arizona Democrat Tom O’Halleran. The bill would permanently ban uranium mining in and near the Grand Canyon if it goes through the Senate successfully.
The Arizona congressional delegation is once again working to ensure that fresh tomatoes from Mexico can be imported into the United States duty-free.
WASHINGTON – The House voted 236-185 Wednesday to permanently ban uranium mining on just over 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon, on a largely party line vote in which each side accused the other of fear-mongering.
U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, plans to hold a veterans town hall in Eloy next week.
It is one of four town halls he plans in Arizona's Congressional District 1. The other town halls will be in Winslow, Flagstaff and Sedona.
WASHINGTON — Working with a bipartisan group of Arizona lawmakers, U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona, introduced legislation Wednesday that would expand the boundaries of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.