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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April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) introduced H.R. 2481, the High Risk Rural Roads Safety Grant Program Act: bipartisan legislation that would direct federal roadway safety infrastructure funds to locally owned rural roads. He was joined by Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR-04).

According to U.S. Department of Transportation data, the fatality rate on rural roads is two times greater than on non-rural roads. Additionally, local governments generally do not have the resources needed to make critical, lifesaving roadway safety infrastructure investments. 

April 14, 2021 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran heard feedback from businesses as he took a tour of Oro valley on the afternoon of Monday, April 5.

O’Halleran (D-AZ01) met with Oro Valley businesses, who received funds through the Paycheck Protection Plan and other funding through the CARES Act.

The meeting, organized by the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce, included six small business owners, Oro Valley Mayor Joe Winfield, and other members of Oro Valley council. 

April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) returned to Washington, D.C. following a marathon two-week tour of Arizona’s First Congressional District.

“This district work period, we hit the ground running and met with hundreds of Arizonans to hear about the issues facing their communities and learn what is needed from the federal government,” said O’Halleran. “From Page all the way down Oro Valley, the needs of no two families are the same. It’s my job to meet with them, hear their concerns, and bring those voices back to the table in Washington to find solutions.”

April 7, 2021 In The News

CASA GRANDE — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran stopped by to package and deliver a few meals at a new kitchen for the Meals on Wheels program in Pinal County.

April 6, 2021 In The News

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN9) — Representatives Tom O’Halleran and Ann Kirkpatrick toured TMC’s vaccination site Tuesday.

“We have the vaccines, they are safe, people of America are taking them every day in high numbers,” said O’Halleran.

O'Halleran and Kirkpatrick say the American Rescue Plan has helped speed up vaccination efforts across the country and in Pima County.

“Since the passage of the legislation the pace of vaccinations in Pima county has increased by 90 percent,” said Kirkpatrick.

April 6, 2021 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Help may be in the works for the Hopi and Navajo tribes and other communities impacted by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS).

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, who represents the district that includes Navajo and Hopi, on March 26 introduced the National Emergency Workforce and Providing Recovery Opportunities to Manage the Industry’s Shifting Economics Act, also known as the New Promise Act.

April 2, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK — Today, following President Biden’s announcement of the American Jobs Plan—a legislative proposal to invest in our nation’s roads, bridges, broadband deployment, community health centers, schools, and more, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

April 1, 2021 In The News

SAFFORD — Canyonlands Healthcare, which serves Graham and Greenlee counties, is the recipient of nearly $4 million courtesy of the American Rescue Plan.

“Community health centers in Arizona have been pushed to a breaking point again and again as they work to provide essential, life-saving care to thousands of Arizonans during this public health crisis,” said U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., in announcing the grant funding.

March 31, 2021 In The News

A reintroduced bill by Rep. Tom O’Halleran hopes to provide assistance to northern Arizona communities and local tribes impacted by the closure of Navajo Generating Station.

O’Halleran, a Democrat representing Congressional District 1, spoke Monday about the legislation during a visit to Page.

During the visit, O’Halleran was joined by Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Chairman Timothy Nuvangyaoma of the Hopi tribe and Page Mayor Bill Diak, in addition to county and local officials.

March 31, 2021 In The News

O’Halleran Reintroduces Legislation to Aid Coal Transition Communities Cong Tom O’Halleran PAGE – On Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the National Energy Workforce and Providing Recovery Opportunities to Manage the Industry’s Shifting Economics (NEW PROMISE) Act, legislation that would provide economic development resources to communities affected by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS)—and those like it across the United States—establish job and skills training programs for displaced employees, and invest in cities, towns, and tribal areas that have suffe