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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona

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October 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Martha McSally (R-AZ), David Schweikert (R-AZ) and Matt Salmon (R-AZ) joined together in expressing their support for the Care Veterans Deserve Act, companion legislation to a bill championed by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) in the Senate. The bill ensures that the Veteran Choice Program continues next year and expands access to care at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) while enhancing choice and flexibility in veterans’ health care.

February 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- As the President announces his plan to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer prisoners to the United States, Congressman Trent Franks released the following statement:

June 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the loss of six U.S. Marines in a helicopter crash on May 12, 2015 while serving a military ordered humanitarian assistance mission to the victims of the Nepal earthquake, Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-08) along with Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Congressman Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) today introduced The Fallen Hero Family Assistance Act.

April 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-08), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today in response to the recent revelation that as many as forty veterans may have died while waiting for medical care from the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and that long waiting lists were intentionally kept secret:

July 26, 2011 Press Release
Senior Citizens and Military MUST Be Paid


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