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Congressman Ron Barber

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

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Jul 25, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber urged congressional leaders to stay in Washington and in session until the House and Senate resolve their differences on stalled legislation addressing medical care for veterans.
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Jul 23, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed a $414,000 federal grant to the Benson Volunteer Fire Department that will allow the department to retire a 43-year-old fire engine.
Jul 23, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today joined Congressman Dan Maffei of New York to introduce the Members Play by the Same Rules Act that would eliminate the taxpayer subsidy given to members of Congress for health insurance.
Jul 22, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today joined a broad bipartisan majority in the House in approving legislation he cosponsored that continues a successful program that attracts more international travelers to the United States.
Jul 22, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today praised a House vote that makes it easier for Honor Flight veterans to travel to Washington and visit the National World War II Memorial.
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Jul 22, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber tomorrow will host a briefing for congressional colleagues and staff so they can get a better understanding of the life and work of a Border Patrol agent on the Southwest border.
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Jul 18, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber welcomed an announcement that the Southeastern Arizona Governments Association (SEAGO) has received a $75,000 federal grant to implement an economic development plan for the region.
Jul 18, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will host transit advocate Congressman Earl Blumenauer on Monday for a preview run of the Sun Link Tucson Streetcar, which is scheduled to begin regular service one week from today.
Jul 18, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Barber stood up on the House floor to fight for our veterans and call on Congress to act now to pass legislation to overhaul the Veterans Health Administration to ensure our veterans are getting the timely and quality care that they deserve and have earned.
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Jul 17, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today was honored by two behavioral health care organizations for the leadership and courage he has exhibited in introducing a landmark mental health bill.