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 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter, signed by 15 other members of Congress, urging  Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to follow the lead of the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and cancel August recess for the House of Representatives.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, following the announcement that the Senate would cancel August recess to continue working on pressing issues impacting our nation, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called on Speaker Paul Ryan to cancel August recess for the House of Representatives to focus on passing a bipartisan infrastructure bill, working to stabilize the health insurance market, and finding a permanent solution for DACA recipients.

June 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) renewed his call for the resignation or firing of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after another week of revelations about his abuse of taxpayer dollars and his appointed position.

June 5, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, has again called for the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to step down after news reports of questionable practices.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is accused of asking his staff to conduct personal tasks during business hours. According to the Washington Post, Pruitt allegedly had his scheduler arrange correspondence with Chick-fil-A in order to help his wife set up a restaurant franchise.

May 31, 2018 Press Release

Last week, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) joined the USO to assemble care packages for troops stationed overseas.

May 9, 2018 In The News

A House panel on Wednesday narrowly voted down opening the books when it comes to senior Trump administration officials and their spouses’ use of military flights to get around.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass Congressman Tom O’Halleran’s (AZ-01) bipartisan amendment to the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which requires the Comptroller General to analyze the impact of any future reforms to the Essential Air Service (EAS) on the local economies, businesses, and air travel in communities that benefit from EAS funding. The amendment was cosponsored by Congressman Don Young (AK-AL).

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran called on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down from a position he has used to bilk taxpayers out of millions of dollars during his fourteen-month tenure.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the United States House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass H.R. 5440, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congresswoman Karen Handel (GA-06) and Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) to increase transparency at the IRS and support local Taxpayer Assistance Centers.

April 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined Congresswoman Karen Handel (GA-06) to introduce bipartisan legislation to increase transparency at the IRS and support local Taxpayer Assistance Centers.

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