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AG Brnovich Statement: U. S. Supreme Court Grants Stay Blocking EPA Clean Power Plan

Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court granted an application for a stay blocking the EPA Clean Power Plan from going into effect. Arizona is part of a 26-state coalition led by West Virginia and Texas fighting against federal overreach.

Lawsuit Filed Against Tucson Business Accused of Scamming Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a Consumer Fraud Lawsuit against Sonia Hodgin and Hodgin & Co, LLC (“Defendants”). Defendants are accused of violating the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act by charging struggling homeowners thousands of dollars for foreclosure assistance services and failing to provide those services.

Rep. Gosar Slams Park Service’s New Plan for Bison Management within Grand Canyon: “Too...

Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the National Park Service announced a 30-day public comment period seeking input on the agency’s plans announced today to shift from developing a long-term management plan for managing the invasive “beefalo” within Grand Canyon National Park (the park) to an effort that instead focuses on initial herd reduction

Grijalva Praises Victory for La Puya in Guatemala Friday February 26, 2016

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) released a statement today after the Guatemalan Supreme Court (Corte Suprema de Justicia) upheld a July 15, 2015 provisional injunction against Reno-based company Kappes, Cassiday and Associates (KCA) and its subsidiary Exploraciones Mineras de Guatemala (EXMINGUA). That ruling ordered the suspension of the company’s mining activities at El Tambor mine in La Puya, Guatemala. The ruling clearly states that EXMINGUA has been operating without a valid permit from the municipal government, did not consult with affected communities before the project began in accordance with Guatemalan and International law, and that the company’s Environmental Impact Assessment was plagued with serious deficiencies

Rep. Gosar Offers Toast at Water Resources Hearing: “Whiskey is for Drinking, Water is...

, Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), Vice Chairman of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans, offered the following toast before his opening statement at the subcommittee hearing examining “The 2016 California Water Supply Outlook During the El Niño and Three Years of Restricted Water Deliveries”:

In Case You Missed It… Rep. Gosar and 204 Members of Congress Back Court...

Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) joined 34 Senators and 171 total House Members in filling an amicus brief in the case of State of West Virginia, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al. supporting petitions filed by 27 states, including Arizona, seeking to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Clean Power Plan.”

Grijalva Congratulates Tohono O’odham on $7M in Grant Awards

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) released the following statement congratulating the Tohono O’odham tribe for receiving two grants totaling more than $7 million dollars. On Friday, the T.O. received $2,750,000 million in the Indian Community Development Block Grant. Today, they received an addition $4,459,588 in Indian Housing Block Grant funding.

Kirkpatrick secures $1.7 million for Arizona flood-control projects

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., has secured $1.7 million in funding in the president’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget for three flood-control projects critical to rural Arizona

In Case You Missed It: Natural Resources Panel Discusses Federal Conflicts Involving Fisheries Predation

Yesterday, the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans held an oversight hearing titled, “The Costly Impacts of Predation and Conflicting Federal Statues on Nature and Endangered Fish Species.”

Grijalva Celebrates Veterans Housing Grand Openings

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Tucson) released the following statement today after helping to open two veteran housing complexes this week. On Wednesday, Grijalva joined La Frontera Arizona to speak at the grand opening of their Rally Point Apartments. Prior to that, he attended the ground breaking of La Frontera’s Sunnyside Point Villas – a project that he helped secure grant money to help fund. On Thursday, Rep. Grijalva spoke to a crowd of approximately 400 at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System’s Fisher House dedication ceremony.

AG Brnovich Statement: U. S. Supreme Court Grants Stay Blocking EPA Clean Power Plan

Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court granted an application for a stay blocking the EPA Clean Power Plan from going into effect. Arizona is part of a 26-state coalition led by West Virginia and Texas fighting against federal overreach.

Sinema, Poliquin, Murphy, Mulvaney Introduce Legislation to Protect Seniors from Financial Fraud

Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09), Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18), and Congressman Mick Mulvaney (SC-05) introduced the Senior$afe Act, bipartisan legislation to protect seniors from financial fraud. The bill helps individuals and financial institutions communicate with appropriate agencies when they suspect financial exploitation of seniors. It also encourages firms to train employees to identify and stop financial fraud.

Rep. Gosar Statement on Supreme Court Blocking Obama’s Clean Power Plan

U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court issued a stay blocking implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan while 26 states, including Arizona, challenge this overreaching regulation in federal court

Arizona Homeowners to Receive up to $6.6 Million in State-Federal Settlement with HSBC

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Arizona homeowners will receive approximately $2.6 million dollars in direct payments and more than $4 million in loan modifications as a result of a national settlement with mortgage servicer HSBC. The repayment is part of a $470 million joint state-federal settlement due to abusive foreclosure and loan servicing practices

Rep. Gosar Introduces Cottonwood Land Exchange Act

U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 4473, the Cottonwood Land Exchange Act, at the request of Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, in order to facilitate a land exchange between the County and Coconino National Forest near Cottonwood, Arizona for the purposes of connecting separated tracts and consolidating land

Rep. Gosar: “EPA Negligent in Response to Flint Water Crisis”

U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after participating in a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing titled, “Examining Federal Administration of the Safe Drinking Water Act in Flint, Michigan” where the Congressman questioned Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Assistant Administrator Joel Beauvais

Sinema Votes to Improve Housing Assistance Programs for Arizona Families

Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema voted with a bipartisan majority to pass the Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act (H.R. 3700) to improve programs helping low and moderate income home buyers and renters

Flake, McCain Introduce Amendment to Increase Transparency for Western Power Customers

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) today introduced an amendment to the Energy Policy Modernization Act that would require the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to establish a pilot project online database of its budgetary costs and rates. The searchable online database would be broken down by region and customer services office in order to increase transparency and accountability for how WAPA manages its funds.

Flake, McCain Introduce Amendment to Increase Transparency for Western Power Customers

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) today introduced an amendment to the Energy Policy Modernization Act that would require the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to establish a pilot project online database of its budgetary costs and rates. The searchable online database would be broken down by region and customer services office in order to increase transparency and accountability for how WAPA manages its funds

CITY SELECTS TUCSON WATER DIRECTOR

Following a national recruitment and competitive selection process, City Manager Michael Ortega has selected Timothy M. Thomure to be the Director of the City of Tucson’s Water Department, effective February 15, 2016. Mr. Thomure is a water professional with 21 years of work experience in the public sector, private industry, and consulting. Mr. Thomure comes to the City from HDR Engineering, Inc. where he has been employed since 2007 as an Area Water Operations Manager and Water Reuse Practice Lead. He holds a master’s degree in Water Resources Engineering from the University of Arizona and is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona.

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