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A House panel on Wednesday narrowly voted down opening the books when it comes to senior Trump administration officials and their spouses’ use of military flights to get around.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran visited Central Arizona College to learn more about how the college is helping advance workforce development.
Flagstaff learned Friday that it will receive federal funding to construct an 80-bed nursing home for veterans on McMillan Mesa, Flagstaff leaders announced Friday.
The federal government has allocated funding to complete 52 projects on the 2018 list, and Flagstaff is number 52, Mayor Coral Evans said.
Tribal members suffering from cancer because of uranium contamination have few options for local care. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bill introduced in Congress would provide federal grants for treatment programs on often-remote reservations.
The 77,000 agricultural workers living in Arizona may soon have an outlet for the stress that comes with their occupation.
WHITE MOUNTAINS — A pair of Southwestern U.S. congressmen on opposite sides of the political spectrum have managed to join forces and introduce legislation to assist Indian tribes in maintaining, expanding and deploying broadband systems.
SNOWFLAKE — “I have two pages of programs for rural America that are going to be cut,” said Congressman Tom O’Halleran in an address to area officials attending the 2018 Northeastern Arizona Economic Development Summit in Snowflake last week.
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.