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Congressman Ron Barber

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

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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 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 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.