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Rep. Ron Barber

Key Senate panel wants to keep A-10 flying

Key Senate panel wants to keep A-10 flying

A key Senate subcommittee has approved a 2015 defense budget that would save the A-10 'Warthog' - a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base - from the budget ax.

July 15, 2014 9:56 amLoading…

House votes again to prevent retirement of A-10

The U.S. House today overwhelmingly adopted an amendment to the 2015 defense appropriation bill that would prohibit the Pentagon from spending any money to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II close-air support jet, a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

June 19, 2014 7:13 pmLoading…

White House objects to House plan to save A-10, Guard Apaches

It will be some time before the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act reaches President Obama's desk. But in a rebuke to the current House version of the NDAA, the White House is backing the Pentagon's plan to retire the A-10 close air-support aircraft, as well as a plan to transfer all of…

May 19, 2014 4:39 pmLoading…

White House touts health-care benefits for Arizonans

WASHINGTON - More than 420,000 Arizonans will get health insurance rebates under President Obama's health-care plan, the White House said Thursday as the president went on the offensive for his beleaguered plan.

July 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Furloughs slam 84,000 defense workers in Ariz.

WASHINGTON - Defense Department furloughs that took effect Monday will mean about a 20 percent reduction in pay for the rest of this fiscal year for the roughly 8,400 department civilian employees in Arizona.

July 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

$4M in federal grants awarded in Tucson

A Tucson nonprofit and two local high-tech companies have been awarded a total of more than $4 million in federal job-training and research grants, U.S. Rep. Ron Barber’s office announced today.

June 26, 2012 2:05 pmLoading…

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