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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October 6, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK ­– Today, following President Trump’s announcement that he would be ending negotiations with House leadership on a new COVID-19 relief and economic stimu

October 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined his colleagues in the House Blue Dog Coalition on a letter to Speaker Pelosi urging her to continue negotiations with the Senate and White House over the weekend on a new COVID-19 relief package until an agreement is reached.

October 2, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D- Ariz., criticized the U.S. Department of Agriculture during a recent House hearing on the western wildfires, saying “forest management has long been on the backburner at the federal level.”

Halleran made his observation during a hearing of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

Earlier this month the representative called for the hearing to explore the federal role in wildfire response, recovery, and reduction of fire risk. 

September 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – If lawmakers weren’t aware of the importance of broadband high-speed internet service to rural areas before COVID-19, they are well aware today. Speaking at the recent All Ag DC Capitol Ag Tour, almost every member interviewed during the event lamented the “digital divide”. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) explained that it was one of the most important issues facing his district – which covers almost half of the entire state of Arizona.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced $23,384,684 in new Department of Transportation grants to repair and rebuild State Routes and federal highways throughout Arizona’s First Congressional District damaged by fire and flooding events.

September 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R.

September 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) participated in a House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry hearing on wildfire response and recove

September 28, 2020 In The News

The House Energy and Commerce Committee is working on improving access for broadband services in rural areas. Committee member, Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran says they’ve made some progress on broadband which is badly needed for many uses.

He says both economic development and agriculture must have reliable broadband services in order to flourish.

O’Halleran says his committee has been partnering with the FCC in trying to improve broadband opportunities in both rural America and on reservations.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

FLAGSTAFF—This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that his casework team had saved Arizonans over $29,000 in owed benefits from the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES).

September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R.

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