U.S. REP. RON BARBER WILL SPEAK ON FLOOR OF HOUSE TOMORROW TO OBSERVE ANNIVERSARY OF TUCSON SHOOTING
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will speak on the floor of the House tomorrow to commemorate the third anniversary of the Jan. 8, 2011 shooting in Tucson.
Barber was district director for then U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords when a gunman opened fire at Giffords’ Congress On Your Corner event in Northwest Tucson. Six people were killed: 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green, Dorothy Morris, U.S. District Court Judge John Roll, Phyllis Schneck, Dorwan Stoddard and Gabe Zimmerman, Giffords’ outreach director.
Barber and Giffords were among the 13 people who were wounded.
Tomorrow, the House will observe a moment of silence following Barber’s remarks on the House Floor.
The remarks by Barber and the moment of silence are expected during the first series of votes in the House, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Arizona time tomorrow. They can be viewed live on C-SPAN. Shortly after Barber speaks, video of his remarks will be distributed by his office.
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014
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