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Congressman Ron Barber

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

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Oct 28, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed news that a special court established to help veterans avoid serious legal difficulties will receive more than $2.3 million in federal grants over the next four years.
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Oct 28, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will speak tomorrow at the annual awards luncheon for a Tucson organization that increases employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Oct 27, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today continued his work to keep the Postal Service from closing its Tucson mail processing center, citing recent findings that studies of the impact of the closure were flawed and inadequate.
Oct 24, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today urged the U.S. Air Force to expand training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, saying it is supported by the community and will boost the economic benefits the military brings to Southern Arizona.
Oct 24, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will speak at the annual dinner of Friends of Saguaro National Park and also address attendees at the grand opening of a center to provide psychiatric services for seniors.
Oct 22, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today issued the following statement after the Arizona Republic today reported new allegations involving the Phoenix VA medical center.
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Oct 22, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed an announcement that a University of Arizona student has been awarded an $84,000 fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency to research the possible effects of climate change on forests of the Navajo Nation.
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Oct 21, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed an announcement that the VA soon will begin accepting applications for an expanded scholarship that Barber worked to get approved by the House.
Oct 21, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will speak tomorrow to a group of retired military officers, highlighting his strong support of issues affecting veterans and members of the armed forces. Barber will be recognized for his 100 percent voting record on issues that affect the Military Officers Association of America.
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.