U.S. REP. RON BARBER’S STATEMENT ON NEW PLANS TO HANDLE BUDGET CUTS FOR CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today released the following statement on newly released plans by the Department of Homeland Security to handle budget cuts affecting Customs and Border Protection.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today joined his colleagues to introduce legislation that will help provide employers with a tax credit for hiring recently discharged veterans.
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed an announcement that Willcox will receive a $414,935 grant from the Border Environment Cooperation Commission to help fund the final design for its wastewater treatment plant.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today voted against repeal of the Affordable Care Act, calling for Congress to focus on real solutions and not political games.
WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Arizona Public Media today reported on U.S. Rep. Ron Barber’s amendment to make sure those who live and work on the border with Mexico have a voice in DHS’s strategy to secure the border.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today persuaded his colleagues to strengthen legislation requiring the Department of Homeland Security to develop a strategy for border security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today issued the following statement on the Department of Defense’s announcement that most civilian employees in the department will be furloughed for 11 days.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today issued the following statement on reports that the Internal Revenue Service targeted some conservative groups for detailed scrutiny about their political activities:
TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration will keep Ryan Airfield in Tucson, and 148 contract air traffic control towers at airports across the nation, open through September 30, 2013, the end of the federal government’s fiscal year.
TUCSON – Members of U.S. Rep. Ron Barber’s staff will be in Green Valley next week to help constituents with any issue they may have in dealing with federal agencies.