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WHITERIVER — In a process that has taken most of the past decade, The White Mountain Apache Tribe is one step closer toward implementation of its rural water system.
The Interior Department has proposed more than doubling entrance fees at the Grand Canyon and several other national parks throughout the country. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, 90 members of Congress sent a letter this week to Secretary Ryan Zinke condemning the proposal.
The federal Children’s Health Insurance Program is set to expire at the end of the month. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bipartisan group of Arizona’s congressional representatives are pushing for its immediate reauthorization.
TUBA CITY, Ariz. — On Aug. 15, Council Delegate Walter Phelps (Cameron, Coalmine Canyon, Leupp, Tolani Lake, Tsidi To ii), highlighted Western Navajo Agency concerns to Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D – AZ).
PHOENIX — For someone on vacation, U.S. Rep Tom O’Halleran of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District is one busy guy.
The Democrat’s August recess has been full. This week alone he has met constituents and attended roundtables in the state on cybersecurity warfare, sexual violence and the opioids crisis, he told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Arizona Morning News on Thursday.
After months battling over Republican-led health-care proposals, three Arizona members of Congress have joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers trying to shore up a portion of the nation's insurance system.
The New Deal Rural Broadband Act would authorize $20 billion in federal funds for infrastructure. It would also establish an office to manage internet access programs nationwide and streamline investment.
An Arizona senator wants to clarify whether President Trump’s recent federal hiring freeze extends to seasonal wildland firefighters. Republican Jeff Flake is concerned the U.S. Forest Service won’t have the necessary personnel this year.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran, member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted last week to pass the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that allocates funding for military operations at home and abroad.