Press conference in support of Tucson’s January 8th Memorial

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Arizona House of Representatives
Representative Todd Clodfelter (R-10)
1700 West Washington l Phoenix, Arizona l 85007-2844

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Representatives Clodfelter, Friese, and Hernandez to Hold Press Conference Next Week Regarding Tucson’s January 8th Memorial

 

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Representative Todd Clodfelter (R-10) will be hosting a press conference on February 22 at 1:00 p.m. at the Capitol Rose Garden regarding legislation he has introduced (HB 2436) that will provide state funding for a planned memorial to honor the victims of the January 8, 2011 attack in Tucson.

HB 2436 would appropriate $2,500,000 over five years in matching funds to Tucson’s January 8 Memorial Foundation for construction of the memorial if the U.S. Secretary of the Interior establishes a national memorial site.  Arizona’s congressional delegation has introduced federal legislation to establish aJanuary 8 national memorial site.

 

WHAT: Press conference in support of Tucson’s January 8th Memorial
WHEN: February 22nd at 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Capitol Rose Garden
WHO: Representatives Todd Clodfelter (R-10), Randall Friese (D-9), and Daniel Hernandez (D-2), as well as January 8th survivor Pam Simon and Crystal Kasnoff, executive director for Tucson’s January 8th Memorial Foundation

 

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CONTACT:

Matthew Specht

Director of Communications

House Majority Staff

602-926-5518

mspecht@azleg.gov