In The News

January 12, 2021 In The News

The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) has been secured in Congress that will continue the Winslow Levee Project.

January 12, 2021 In The News

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — An effort is underway to make the January 8th Memorial a National Memorial.

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick introduced a bill to give the designation to the memorial, which would affiliate it with the National Park System.

January 5, 2021 In The News

Rioters supportive of President Donald Trump violently stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday halting Congress as it debated whether to accept Arizona's disputed electors. 

January 1, 2021 In The News

President Donald Trump this week finally signed a $900 billion pandemic bailout bill that split the two representatives for Rim Country and the White Mountains in Congress.

December 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday requesting that he “prioritize bipartisan legislation” dealing with novel coronavirus pandemic response and recovery. 

December 29, 2020 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’ Halleran voted to approve funding for the $900 billion coronavirus aid bill. The measure passed the House of Representatives and Senate, and President Donald Trump signed the bill Dec. 27.

December 27, 2020 In The News

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 into law Sunday night after Congressional approval of the bill on December 21. The Act includes the federal government’s annual budget in addition to a new coronavirus (Covid-19) relief package and the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act.

December 25, 2020 In The News

Health care workers in Gila County began receiving vaccinations against COVID this week as new cases peaked, hospitals filled up and numbers began the first, hopeful sign of decline.

Gila County health departments this week received the first doses of a high-tech vaccine produced by Moderna, which in clinical trials proved 95% effective with few side effects.

December 21, 2020 In The News

CASA GRANDE — Three Pinal County-based organizations will receive a share of recent Violence Against Women Act funding provided through the Arizona STOP Violence Against Women grant program.

Receiving a portion of the $2.5 million funding are:

December 18, 2020 In The News

PHOENIX — Arizona’s five Democratic representatives in the U.S. House are calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to extend housing relief in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.