Stories tagged: "Rep. Raúl Grijalva"


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Biden Firm on Uranium-Mining Ban Around ‘Jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

Biden said the country should instead be focusing on developing clean energy. For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may be ready to...

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House Calls: Arizona Lawmakers Land in COVID-19 Quarantine More Often

Four of Arizona’s nine House members have quarantined since the start of the outbreak. Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Peoria, said it can be hard to be socially distant when a large part of your job requires being social. From interacting with constituents, to boarding planes between D.C. and Arizona, to voting on the House floor, Lesko...

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These Lawmakers Are Trying to Extend Needed Coronavirus Relief to Immigrant Families

Arizona's Raúl Grijalva says immigrants are working the essential jobs Americans depend on and coronavirus doesn't care about immigration status.