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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.

April 21, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Blue Dog Coalition urged the Trump administration Tuesday to fix problems community-based financial institutions are encountering as they try to access the Paycheck Protection Program.

April 20, 2020 In The News

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The economic fallout from COVID-19 is hitting many in our state hard and rural communities are facing more funding challenges than urban areas.

“Of course they’ve been hit hard. Their businesses have been decimated. We don’t have the numbers New York does, but we still have the side effects of this virus,” said Rep.Tom O’Halleran, Yavapai County (D).

April 10, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Arizona lawmakers are urging congressional leaders to prioritize emergency funding for high-speed internet access in upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation.

April 8, 2020 In The News

CASA GRANDE — Even though most of Congress has not been in the Capitol, its members are still working, said Rep. Tom O’Halleran.

O’Halleran, D-Sedona, represents Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, which includes most of Pinal County. He said he’s taking about eight to nine calls a day from other Congress members, constituents and local officials.

April 8, 2020 In The News

MARICOPA — Eloy mom and pop restaurant La Paloma has been serving up their fusion of Mexican and American food to hungry customers from all over Pinal County since they opened in December of 2018.

April 8, 2020 In The News

CASA GRANDE — Even though most of Congress is not in the Capitol, its members are still working, said Rep. Tom O’Halleran.

O’Halleran, D-Sedona, represents Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, which includes most of Pinal County. He said he’s taking about eight to nine calls a day from other Congress members, constituents and local officials.

April 8, 2020 In The News

On top of receiving free roof repairs, the F.O.R Maricopa food bank just received another major contribution in the form of over 1,400 pounds of bulk food items from the La Paloma family restaurant in Eloy. This project came to fruition with the combined efforts of Vice Mayor Nancy Smith and Councilwoman Julia Gusse.

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