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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November 27, 2018 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition on Tuesday elected three new co-chairs — all current freshmen — to lead the group of two dozen fiscally conservative Democrats in the next Congress. 

Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy will serve as the administration co-chair, Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran as the policy co-chair and California Rep. Lou Correa as the communications co-chair.

November 22, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Ariz., joined Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., to introduce the Native American Voting Rights Act of 2018, legislation to provide the resources and oversight necessary to protect Native Americans’ access to the ballot box.

November 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This week, Rep. Tom O'Halleran joined Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) to introduce the Native American Voting Rights Act of 2018, landmark legislation to provide the resources and oversight necessary to protect Native Americans’ access to the ballot box. The bill incorporates principles of self-determination into the electoral process, meaning that Indian Tribes and their members will be the decision-makers when it comes to ensuring their communities and members have equal access to their constitutional right to vote.

November 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) wrote a letter to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey calling for an immediate and thorough investigation into whistleblower reports that Arizona State Parks and Trails Director Sue Black recklessly disregarded procedures designed to minimize damage to lands identified as containing protected cultural and historical sites.

The Congressmen also encouraged Gov. Ducey to request Black’s immediate resignation so as to avoid further damage to Arizona and Native American antiquities.

October 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded last month’s announcement by the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to award over $500,000 in grant funding to the Havasupai and Yavapai-Apache Nations’ Tribal Government Programs.

October 18, 2018 Press Release

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.

October 12, 2018 Press Release

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. 

October 5, 2018 In The News

CASA GRANDE — Tom O’Halleran loves serving the people of his congressional district.

The first-term Democrat from Sedona said he’s proud to serve rural Arizonans and says serving as the representative from Congressional District 1 is “one of the best jobs I’ve ever had.”

“I get to meet people and solve problems. It’s a great honor,” O’Halleran told PinalCentral during a sit-down interview.

September 27, 2018 In The News

Nineteen House members say that, come January, they will not vote for any speaker candidate who does not agree to support a package of rules changes that could dramatically change how the chamber operates.

September 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced H.R. 6830, the Impact Aid Infrastructure Act, to fund the construction of critical Impact Aid school projects and address the significant backlog communities are facing.

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