Accountability

Transparency is not a partisan issue. The American people deserve accountability from their elected officials in Washington. I am committed to bringing transparency to my work by sharing information about each of my meetings on my website, introducing and supporting legislation to strengthen independent watchdog groups, and work to ensure that our government is accountable to the American people.

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June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following the Supreme Court’s California v. Texas decision, ruling in favor of upholding the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

June 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, in a House Energy and Committee Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change markup, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) spoke in support of the PFAS Action Act, a bipartisan bill that would require EPA to regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and help fund clean-up efforts.

June 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Last night, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced that Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) would be taking the helm as Co-Chair for Administration to lead the group in the 117th Congress.

The Blue Dog Coalition has a total of 19 members, representing districts from Maine to Hawaii, who are dedicated to the organization’s longstanding policy focus of fiscal responsibility, a strong national defense, and a pragmatic approach to governance.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As the Mescal, Telegraph, Slate, Pinnacle, Salt, and Cornville fires burn in and near Arizona’s First Congressional District, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) urged constituents impacted by wildfires to contact his Arizona offices as they seek information and resources.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

ORO VALLEY – Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01)—along with his Washington, DC and Arizona staff—announced the location of his new district office at 200 W Magee Rd. Suite 140, Oro Valley, AZ 85704.

“Our district is one of the largest and most rural in the nation, and my Arizona staff work in and travel to communities small and large, often driving hundreds of miles for meetings and events,” said O’Halleran. “Arizonans know they can count on our team for results. I’m proud to open this new office space that will continue to provide assistance to Arizona families.”

June 7, 2021 In The News

Business is improving at restaurants in Prescott, Flagstaff and Sedona as we emerge from the pandemic, which has hit restaurants especially hard.

In early May, Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced that the Small Business Administration’s $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund had begun accepting applications. Many restaurants in Central and Northern Arizona have either already received or applied for these funds.

June 7, 2021 In The News

PAGE – U.S. Senators Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema, along with Congressman Tom O’Halleran sent a letter to Col. James J. Handura at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on May 26.

Representatives at USACE said, “As Memorial Day approaches, it is imperative that boaters are able to access the marinas at Lake Powell.”

June 3, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON – Blue Dog Coalition of House Democrats sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Wednesday, calling for the funds to expand broadband in the pending infrastructure legislation to be directed where they are needed most.

June 3, 2021 In The News

Congress aims to support Native American veterans with a bill that would bring benefits to Tribal Colleges and Universities. 

June 2, 2021 In The News

A bill sponsored by a Marine veteran in Congress could bring Department of Veterans Affairs benefits closer to Native American veterans at Tribal Colleges and Universities, or TCUs.

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