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Congressman Trent Franks

Representing the 8th District of Arizona


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June 29, 2012 Press Release
Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) today released the following statement, after successfully advocating for an amendment securing Interstate designation for I-11, the stretch of interstate that will now ultimately connect Phoenix and Las Vegas -- the only two metropolitan areas in the nation with populations in excess of a million that are not connected by the interstate system:
August 4, 2011 Blog
In a recent article, "Gosar, Franks on wrong tack," an editorial writer poised the question to her readers: If you think the sweetest sound at the Grand Canyon is the buzz of aircraft motor, not nature, then Arizona Congressmen Paul Gosar and Trent Franks are on your side.
May 20, 2009 Press Release

1) Purpose of Congressional Budget Request:

Design, construct, and acquire the right-of-way necessary for the State Route 303L/Northern Parkway traffic interchange in the Phoenix Arizona Metropolitan Area.

Amount:  $10 million

Name and Address of Intended Recipient:

Arizona Department of Transportation

206 S. 17th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85007

March 9, 2009 Articles

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) firmly criticized President Obama for reportedly offering a deal to the Russians, where the United States would back down from its plans to build the European Missile Defense (EMD) protection against Iranian missiles in exchange for Russian pressure on Iran. (Please see other stories in this issue.)


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