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Congressman Ron Barber

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

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Aug 25, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today issued the following statement on new Border Patrol regulations issued on Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime:
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Aug 22, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber has led the effort with his Arizona congressional colleagues ¬¬– Republicans and Democrats – to tell U.S. Army officials that possible personnel cuts at Fort Huachuca would harm national security and cause serious damage to the Southern Arizona economy.
Aug 21, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today told the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service it is important that it hold a public meeting in Cochise County before making a final decision on whether to expand habitat for the endangered Mexican gray wolf into the county.
Aug 21, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed an announcement of a federal grant of nearly $525,000 to Pima Community College to help the college improve its services to Hispanic students.
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Aug 20, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed a $100,000 federal grant to the Bisbee-Douglas International Airport that will allow Cochise County to buy a badly needed sweeper to keep runways at the historic airport safe.
Aug 19, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber is the most independent Arizonan in Congress and only three other members of the 435-member House vote against their party leadership more than Barber, according to a nonpartisan evaluation of congressional votes.
Aug 18, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, who has led the fight against a preliminary Army proposal to cut up to 2,700 jobs at Fort Huachuca, today reminded Southern Arizonans they have only one more week to register their opposition to the proposal.
Aug 15, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and his wife Nancy donated to three Southern Arizona charities money that the federal government spent to subsidize the congressman’s health insurance premiums.
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Aug 12, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed an announcement that two Southern Arizona organizations will receive more than $2.2 million to help homeless veterans and their families.
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Aug 11, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber tomorrow will address a meeting of the D-M 50 about his continuing fight to save the A-10, protect D-M and Southern Arizona’s military installations and industry. Barber also will tour IBM’s local operations and visit with patients at a local dialysis center.