VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran met with Lt. Gen Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and local county and city leaders in Winslow and Flagstaff.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the decision by the Arizona Department of Transportation, the Maricopa Association of Governments, and the Gila River Indian Community to begin a comprehensive study on the widening of I-10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, following pressure from Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the National Guard Bureau announced it has directed a permanent halt to a planned clawback of housing funds given to servicemembers stationed at Silverbell Army Heliport, and announced an increase in these funds for all eligible soldiers serving at the base.
For 83 years, Social Security and Medicare have given retirees, disabled workers, and families across the country health and economic security. These programs are not only a lifeline for more than 155,000 Arizonans in the First Congressional District, they also play an important role in local economies across the state.
Few things have shaped my life more than the 13 years I served as a police officer.
Transparency is not a partisan issue. The American people deserve accountability from their elected officials in Washington.
As a member of the House Committee on Agriculture and Chair of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America, I'm focused on giving rural Arizonans and our ag producers a voice in Washington. Read more about my work below.
Creating high-paying jobs across our country is a key priority of mine in Congress. By investing in education and skills training, we can create a 21st Century workforce that is ready to fill open jobs.
As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I am proud to work with our military and civilian leaders on policies and legislation that ensure our servicemembers have the tools and resources to complete their missions around the world.
Our public monuments and parks are critical for land and water conservation and preserving the rich history of our country. I am proud to work on projects that protect our public lands and ensure that they are accessible to all Americans.
Fostering a healthy educational environment at a young age is critical for future academic achievement for Arizona students. We must also continue to invest in our elementary and secondary education, and ensure our students are receiving the best education.
As a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, I am committed to working with my colleagues to protect our forested lands. Congress must work find responsible, bipartisan ways to improve wildfire fighting and prevention.
Congress must work to pass bipartisan legislation that improves the health and wellbeing of Americans by expanding access to insurance coverage, bringing down the cost of prescription drugs, and investing in rural hospitals.
Our veterans have faithfully served our country, and it is our responsibility to ensure they have the best care when they return home. My office is available to help veterans if they are having problems with the VA.