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.

More on Accountability

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as a government shutdown looms over Washington, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Charlie Crist (FL-13) led a letter signed by five other members of Congress to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. In the letter, the lawmakers, who previously supported continuing resolutions this fiscal year, expressed their concern over the absence of a critical budget agreement and bipartisan solutions to the challenges our nation faces.

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his plans to give up his salary for the duration of a government shutdown if Congressional leaders fail to fund the government by the end of the week.

January 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as the government nears a shutdown, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called on leaders of both parties to put aside partisan bickering and show real leadership for the American people.

January 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX), Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA), and other members of Congress to announce bipartisan legislation to create a permanent solution for DREAMers and invest in 21st century border security technology.

January 12, 2018 Press Release

SEDONA, Ariz. - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran released a statement addressing President Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries:

December 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) introduced the bipartisan Securing Urgent Resources Vital to Indian Victim Empowerment (SURVIVE) Act, a bill that would provide legal, medical, and counseling resources to women and children in tribal communities who are victims of domestic violence. Congressman Don Young (AK) and Congresswoman Sinema (AZ-09) are original cosponsors of the legislation.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) joined Representatives Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Ken Buck (CO-04) to launch the bipartisan Congressional Reformers Caucus in the United States House of Representatives. O'Halleran joins 18 colleagues as founding members of the caucus. The group pledges to work across the aisle in pursuit of common sense reforms to Congress and the legislative process.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the passage of legislation that will now require all Members, staff, and employees of the U.S. House of Representatives to successfully complete a workplace rights and anti-harassment training.

November 13, 2017 Press Release

Late last week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), whose District includes much of the Grand Canyon National Park, sent a letter signed by Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) urging President Donald Trump to not modify Public Land Order Number 7787, the 20-year ban on new uranium mining projects in the Grand Canyon Watershed.

In a November, 1st announcement, the U.S. Forest Service announced its recommendation to revise the mining ban and allow mining operations to begin on previously withdrawn land.

October 30, 2017 Press Release

SEDONA - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran released this statement following the indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates:

The indictments from the Special Counsel’s office reinforce the need for a complete and independent investigation that provides answers for the American people. I have long advocated for greater transparency and accountability in every branch of government, and I will do all I can to ensure this investigation can continue until its conclusion.
 

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