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Congressman Ron Barber

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

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Oct 17, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will host a roundtable discussion Monday on preventing the spread of Ebola, with a top official from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joining local health care leaders and elected officials to ensure all protocols are understood and followed.
Oct 17, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today issued the following statement after Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriages was declared unconstitutional:
Oct 16, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber continued his pressure on the Department of Homeland Security, telling its secretary by phone and in writing that it is long overdue in developing an effective border security strategy.
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Oct 16, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will speak at and attend several events in the upcoming days that focus on the variety of jobs and business opportunities in Southern Arizona – one of his top priorities as a member of Congress.
Oct 15, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber is aggressively pressing federal officials for more information on Ebola and efforts to keep Americans safe, asking what is being done to detect the virus earlier and what plans officials are developing to keep infected people from traveling to the United States.
Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber has urged the state to declare Cochise County a disaster area, citing “significant flooding” last month caused when Tropical Storm Odile swept across Southern Arizona, dumping up to 10 inches of rain in some areas.
Oct 14, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, who has put his focus on bringing jobs to Southern Arizona, will speak this week to veterans seeking to enter the business world and also to attendees at a trade fair sponsored by the Arizona Technology Council.
Oct 10, 2014 Press Release
DALLAS – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today urged federal officials to test individuals for the Ebola virus before they begin traveling to the United States instead of waiting until they arrive in this country.
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Oct 10, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today will attend the annual meeting of the Air Guardians, the organization that supports the women, men and mission of the Tucson-based 162nd Wing of the Arizona National Guard, after returning from Dallas where he attended a Committee on Homeland Security hearing on Ebola.
Oct 10, 2014 Press Release
DALLAS – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will attend a field hearing today of the House Committee on Homeland Security at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on responding to the Ebola crisis, and what coordination between international, federal, state, and local officials is needed to combat the threat.
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