congress http://knau.org en Congress Planning New Ways To Pay For Catastrophic Wildfires http://knau.org/post/congress-planning-new-ways-pay-catastrophic-wildfires <p>Congress has begun an effort to change the way the U.S. pays for the cost of battling catastrophic wildfires. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris reports.</p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:32:40 +0000 Gillian Ferris 44739 at http://knau.org Congress Planning New Ways To Pay For Catastrophic Wildfires Fundraising Boost for Rep. Kirkpatrick Despite Negative Ads http://knau.org/post/fundraising-boost-rep-kirkpatrick-despite-negative-ads <p>Despite a recent wave of attack ads criticizing Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, the congresswoman had a stronger fundraising quarter than her Republican opponents looking to unseat her in 2014. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Rep. Kirkpatrick also recently received a high-profile endorsement.</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:37:36 +0000 Ryan Heinsius 43034 at http://knau.org Fundraising Boost for Rep. Kirkpatrick Despite Negative Ads Gabby Giffords Saluted by Congress http://knau.org/post/gabby-giffords-saluted-congress <p>WASHINGTON (AP) _ Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from the House&nbsp;with a standing ovation from her&nbsp;colleagues, more than a year after she was gravely wounded by a would-be assassin.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The Arizona Democrat formally resigned Wednesday after a series of tributes from her colleagues. She&#39;s stepping down to focus on&nbsp;her recovery from a gunshot wound to the head. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:47:39 +0000 Associated Press 8172 at http://knau.org Gabby Giffords Saluted by Congress