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11.03.17

Grijalva Letter to Bishop Requesting Hearing on Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Nov. 3

Ranking Member Grijalva writes to Chairman Bishop requesting a hearing on Grijalva's HR 360, which establishes the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument and protects approximately 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon from new uranium mining claims.… Continue Reading


11.03.17

Grijalva Letter to Agriculture Secretary Perdue on Grand Canyon Mining Withdrawal Nov. 3

Ranking Member Grijalva writes to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on the Trump administration potentially reopening the Grand Canyon area to new uranium mining claims.… Continue Reading


10.27.17

Letter to Bishop on Marine Monument Review

In the interest of bipartisanship and of ensuring diligent oversight of executive branch agencies within the Committee's jurisdiction, Ranking Member Grijalva asked Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) to sign on to the letter, but the request was ignored.… Continue Reading


10.12.17

Ranking Members Request Committees Consider Border Wall Bill Through Regular Order Oct. 12

The ranking members of six House committees write to their Republican counterparts and Speaker Paul Ryan urging "regular order" and full committee consideration of H.R. 3548, the Republican bill to authorize the destructive, unnecessary expansion of the border wall.… Continue Reading


09.18.17

Letter to Zinke on Reorganizing DOI for the Next 100 Years

Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) sent a letter to Secretary Ryan Zinke requesting his reorganization plan for the Department of Interior (DOI) for the next 100 years. Secretary Zinke has repeatedly mentioned a plan that reorganizes DOI, but the actual memo has not been shared with Congress.… Continue Reading


06.13.17

Grijalva Letter to Zinke Requesting Info on National Monuments Review June 13

Ranking Member Grijalva's June 13, 2017, letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke asking for information about public comments on the administration's "review" of national monuments and Zinke's travel and meeting itinerary as part of the review.… Continue Reading


05.04.17

Grijalva Letter to President Trump on Civil War Sites

Ranking Member Grijalva sent President Trump a letter inviting him on a tour of Civil War sites protected by the National Park Service (NPS), offering Trump a chance to learn more about a defining moment in American history.… Continue Reading


07.14.16

July 14 Letter to HASC and SASC Heads on Environmental NDAA Provisions

This letter, led by Ranking Member Grijalva and signed by 109 of his colleagues, was sent July 14 to chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Armed Services committees. It highlights numerous environmental and historical preservation concerns with the National Defense Authorization Act and urges the conference committee -- on which Rep. Grijalva sits -- to remove several problematic provisions from any final conference report.… Continue Reading


07.08.16

Letters of Support for Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

Letters supporting Ranking Member Grijalva's proposal to establish the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument to the north and south of Grand Canyon National Park.… Continue Reading


06.16.16

Flagstaff City Council Letters of Support for Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

Letters from members of the City Council of Flagstaff supporting Ranking Member Grijalva's proposal to establish the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument to the north and south of Grand Canyon National Park.… Continue Reading


05.13.16

Letter to Committee on Appropriations on Antiquities Act

On Friday, May 13, 2016, House Democrats sent a joint letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies today to urge the subcommittee to refrain from including any provisions that would undermine the Antiquities Act, a law that authorizes the president to designate national monuments on existing federal land, in the Fiscal Year 2017 bill.… Continue Reading


04.27.16

Tribal Support for Designation of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument

Resolutions written by tribes and tribal coalitions in support of the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.… Continue Reading


04.18.16

Letter to Director Jarvis Urging NPS to Focus on Diversity

On Monday, April 18, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva and Congressman Alcee L. Hastings sent a letter urging the National Park Service (NPS) to focus on diversity and inclusion as they prepare for the NPS's 100th anniversary celebration.… Continue Reading


04.14.16

Hearing Request Letter for Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

On Thursday, April 14, 2016, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva, Congressman Jared Huffman, and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas sent a hearing request letter to Chairman Rob Bishop for an oversight hearing on the recent unlawful armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.… Continue Reading


10.22.15

Oct. 22 H.R. 1814 Hearing Request Bishop

On October 25th, 2015, Ranking Member Raul Grijalva requested the Honorable Rob Bishop to include H.R. 1814, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, to be included in the Federal Lands Subcommittee legislative hearing on November 18th, 2015.… Continue Reading


09.25.15

House Letter To Speaker Boehner and Leader Pelosi to Reauthorize LWCF

On September 25th, 2015, Ranking Member Grijalva sent a letter to the Honorable John Boehner and the Honorable Nancy Pelosi to reiterate the urge for immediate action to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). LWCF is our nations premier program to help local communities protect the places they love.… Continue Reading


09.17.15

National Park Service Centennial Act Section by Section Analysis

National Park Service Centennial Act Section-by-Section Title I- Centennial Declaration Recognizes that the Service has responsibility not only for administering the units of the National Park System, but also for programs that provide financial and technical assistance to states, communities and individuals to protect our national heritage. Reaffirms and directs the Secretary of the Interior to utilize these financial and technical assistance programs to further the conservation an… Continue Reading


04.24.15

Apr. 24 H.R. 1814 Hearing Request Bishop

On April 24th, 2015, Ranking Member Grijalva requested Chairman Bishop for a hearing on H.R. 1814, which will permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and gurantee our lasting commitment to protecting and preserving our nation's most precious natural lands and water resources.… Continue Reading


01.28.15

Kirkpatrick, Grijalva, Gallego Ask President Obama to Protect the Grand Canyon Watershed Region

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