Stories tagged: "Rep. Raúl Grijalva"

President Joe Biden holds up a proclamation designating the Baaj Nwaavjo I'Tah Kukveni National Monument at the Red Butte Airfield Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, in Tusayan, Ariz. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Biden Announces Historic Grand Canyon Monument Designation

The new national monument will preserve about 1,562 square miles just outside Grand Canyon National Park from mining and other activities that could disrupt the environment.

OCTOBER 27, 2014. TUCSON, AZ.  Karen Slone (cq), age 53, waits on a Tucson bus bench near her apartment.  A special boot protects her foot after radical surgery at Tucson Medical Center.   Slone lost part of the foot to a diabetic induced infection.  Periodic doctor checkups that might have caught the infection had lapsed after she lost her health insurance and couldn't qualify for Arizona Medicaid.  (Photo by Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Over 100,000 Arizonans Dropped From Medicaid Due to Filing Errors

The cuts in Medicaid enrollment are the first wave of reductions that AHCCCS has projected could reach 600,000 by the end of the year.

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Gilbert Congressman Calls For ‘War’ After Trump’s Latest Criminal Charges Become Public

Rep. Andy Biggs said that the charges filed against Trump for hoarding classified documents after his presidency initiated a "war phase," but did not offer specifics as to what that meant.

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2021, file photo, a For Rent sign is posted in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
‘Rent is Too High’: Progressives in Congress Urge Biden to Act on Corporate Price Gouging

Tucson’s Rep. Raul Grijalva, along with  49 other lawmakers, sent a letter to President Biden outlining actions the government should take to address the country’s growing housing crisis.

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Lawmakers Come Together to Caution Biden on Ukraine

Representatives ranging from Paul Gosar to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have signed a letter asking Biden to wait for Congressional approval before wading into an armed conflict.

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Biden Administration Launches Effort to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat-Related Illness

The Biden administration last month announced a new effort to protect workers from heat-related illness in the US.

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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...