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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September 14, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), whose district includes the Western Army Aviation Training Site (WAATS), called on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Major General Michael McGuire to put an immediate stop to an impending clawback of thousands of dollars from active duty servicemembers stationed at the base.

September 14, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, is calling out a federal agency for collecting misleading and inaccurate data on broadband access for Native Americans.

The Congressional District 1 representative wrote a letter this week to the Federal Communications Commission, criticizing the agency for overstating how well tribal communities can access high-speed internet.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai regarding the Government Accountability Office (GAO)’s September 7, 2018 report, “FCC's Data Overstate Access on Tribal Lands,” which found that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) overstated broadband access on tribal lands.

September 10, 2018 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) called for a rules change in the House of Representatives to prohibit Members of Congress from serving on the board of any publicly held or publicly regulated corporation, financial institution, or business entity.

September 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) introduced the bipartisan Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act, a bill to ensure children and law enforcement in tribal communities are protected in instances of domestic violence.

August 7, 2018 In The News

TACHEE/BLUE GAP, Ariz. — Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. invited US Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) to tour the Claim 28 abandoned uranium site July 31, which is located approximately five miles northeast of Tachee/Blue Gap Chapter.

Kee represents Low Mountain, Many Farms, Nazlini, Tachee/Blue Gap, and Tselani/Cottonwood chapters.

August 2, 2018 Press Release

SEDONA - This week, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter urging Speaker Paul Ryan to cut the August recess short and call Congress back into session to address the Administration's reckless trade policies that have impacted American consumers, business owners, and ag producers.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released his 2018 mid-year report, highlighting his work for constituents and communities in Arizona’s First Congressional District over his first half of 2018.

Among the highlights, O’Halleran and his team returned more than $187,000 to First District residents, visited 30 Arizona communities, and responded to nearly 44,000 letters, calls, and e-mails from constituents.

July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined his fellow members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus to introduce “Break the Gridlock”, a package of reforms that will change the way the House of Representatives works and ensure Congress is working for the American people. The proposed changes reward openness and transparency, encourage bipartisan lawmaking, spur debate on divisive issues, and empower lawmakers to find real solutions to address our nation’s greatest challenges.

July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced an upcoming two-week "Tom In Your Town" RV tour of Arizona's First Congressional District during the August recess. Beginning July 29th, O'Halleran will visit communities stretching from the Navajo Nation down to Oro Valley, and he will host public meetings and open office hours on the RV. The meetings will focus on rural economic development, health care, infrastructure, and the upcoming Farm Bill.

WHO: Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01)

WHAT: Tom In Your Town RV Tour of Rural Arizona

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