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October 30, 2019 In The News
The U.S. House approved legislation Wednesday to permanently ban uranium and other hardrock mining near the Grand Canyon.
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October 30, 2019 In The News
Boeing Co. President Dennis Muilenburg testifies before House lawmakers Wednesday, the day after being peppered with tough question in the Senate during his first appearance before lawmakers since a pair of the planemaker’s 737 Max jets crashed, killing 346 people.
October 30, 2019 In The News

In a tense and revelatory hearing Wednesday, a U.S. House committee presented startling new evidence from internal Boeing documents showing that, before the first crash in 2018, some company engineers had discovered that a failure in a new flight-control system could be “potentially catastrophic” — information that was dismissed and never communicated to regulators.

October 24, 2019 In The News
The first event at this year's TENWEST Impact Festival set the stage for a week of innovation and inspiration, just as it should. The so-called Mayor's Symposium, facilitated by Tucson's own Jonathan Rothschild, gathered three former mayors from across the country to talk about the successes and struggles during their tenure.
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October 15, 2019 In The News
To further dialogue about Arizona climate change impacts, Arizona Forward initiated roundtable meetings with members of Congress and leaders from its membership ranging from large corporations and public sector organizations to small businesses.
October 14, 2019 In The News
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had just announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump and the White House whistleblower report was about to drop when Arizona Democrats and Republicans met on a recent morning.
October 1, 2019 In The News
In a congressional hearing that could have just as easily been plucked from the Arizona Legislature years ago, Democratic Reps. Ruben Gallego and Greg Stanton on Tuesday condemned the state's "ballot-harvesting" law.
October 1, 2019 In The News
Changes to election laws and polling place closures since 2013 have had a disproportionately negative impact on members of federally recognized tribes in Arizona, tribal leaders and voting rights advocates told a Congressional subcommittee Tuesday morning.
October 1, 2019 In The News
Obstacles to voting in Indian Country were the dominant point of discussion Tuesday at a subcommittee hearing, which ended with a heated exchange between a Republican state lawmaker and several Democratic members of Congress.
October 1, 2019 In The News
The voting rights of Native Americans in Arizona are routinely suppressed by a slew of requirements and practices, such as photo ID laws and a scarcity of polling places, Navajo and Gila River leaders said Tuesday at a congressional hearing in Phoenix.

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