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Congressman Ron Barber

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

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Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today voted with a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives to give the departments of Defense and State the authority to train and arm vetted moderate Syrian opposition forces to fight the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Sep 16, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today joined his Republican and Democratic colleagues to support a robust package of pro-business bills that will promote job creation and reduce burdens on U.S. small businesses.
Sep 15, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and Republican colleague, Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia, have continued their efforts to protect the A-10 Warthog in final defense legislation being worked out in both chambers, pushing leaders on the House and Senate Armed Services committees to follow the will of both bodies and keep the A-10 flying.
Sep 12, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – A representative from U.S. Rep. Ron Barber’s office will be in Willcox and Sierra Vista later this month to meet with residents having problems or concerns with federal agencies.
Sep 11, 2014 Press Release
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber is returning to Tucson this weekend for two events where he will meet with airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Barber also will tour a local company that is a global leader in carbon fiber technology and speak to the latest Greater Tucson leadership class.
Sep 11, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today joined a bipartisan majority of the House in voting for the second time to allow Americans to keep their health plans, saying Southern Arizonans must be able to keep the plan that is best for their budgets and families.
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Sep 11, 2014 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – The entire Arizona congressional delegation today sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald urging that he take the necessary steps to ensure that a permanent replacement the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System (PVAHCS) is expediently appointed.
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Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today issued the following statement commemorating the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States:

Tomorrow we will pause to remember the anniversary of the horrific terrorist attacks on our nation that occurred 13 years ago – on Sept. 11, 2001.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today was honored by the American Farm Bureau Federation for his strong and consistent support of Southern Arizona farmers and ranchers.
Sep 8, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, who played the key role in helping negotiate an agreement that saved a Cochise County power plant and the jobs of its 242 employees, today welcomed an announcement that the agreement has received preliminary approval from the Environmental Protection Agency.