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May 29, 2020 In The News

Several of Arizona's congressional Democrats are denouncing a $3 million contract given to a former Trump administration official who has provided substandard or defective respirator masks to the Navajo Nation, calling for an investigation of the matter.

May 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Despite the rancor one hears consistently on cable news and in the Twittersphere, bipartisanship is alive and well among rank and file members of Congress, according to a new survey conducted by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.

May 14, 2020 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced more than $23.2 million in secured funding for two northern Arizona hospitals this week.

On Monday, the congressman announced the Flagstaff Medical Center would be receiving $14.5, while $8.7 million is being sent to the Tuba City Regional Hospital.

May 12, 2020 In The News

TUCSON— Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva, Tom O’Halleran, and Ann Kirkpatrick sent a letter to Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza urging SBA to release data for small businesses that have received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program for Pima County.

May 11, 2020 In The News

A new bill before Congress aims to make it easier for federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and rural health clinics (RHCs) to receive Medicare reimbursement for using telehealth.

May 6, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Arizona lawmakers are calling on Congress to prioritize rural Americans in the next round of coronavirus legislation.

April 30, 2020 In The News

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer extend their appreciation to all of the Congressional members who have voiced their support for the Navajo Nation and other federally-recognized tribes by calling on the U.S. Department of the Treasury to immediately release $8 billion in CARES Act funding to tribes.

April 29, 2020 In The News

PHOENIX – Environmentalists are blasting a Trump administration call for “bold action to revive and strengthen the uranium mining industry,” an industry whose history they say has left a “toxic trail” through the Grand Canyon.

April 27, 2020 In The News

Small casinos that had to close due to the pandemic are now eligible to receive financial help through the Paycheck Protection Program. Several members of Congress are calling this a win for tribal casinos.

The U.S. Small Business Administration clarified that legal gaming businesses can qualify for the program in an interim final rule Friday.