Jeff Flake

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Republican Sen. Jeff Flake wants seasonal fire crews that work for the Bureau of Land Management to be exempt from the recent federal hiring freeze. The U.S. Department of the Interior hasn’t confirmed yet whether President Trump’s freeze will affect those firefighters. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 


State Republican Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain are once again trying to move Arizona out of the jurisdiction of the U.S. 9th circuit court of appeals. 

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Both Arizona Senators have expressed support for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. 

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An Arizona senator wants to clarify whether President Trump’s recent federal hiring freeze extends to seasonal wildland firefighters. Republican Jeff Flake is concerned the U.S. Forest Service won’t have the necessary personnel this year. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Republican Senator Jeff Flake has introduced a bill that would require any employee of a Veteran’s Affairs hospital to be fired if they are convicted of a felony or lose their medical license. 

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