As a member of the House Committee on Agriculture and Chair of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America, I'm focused on giving rural Arizonans and our ag producers a voice in Washington. Read more about my work below.
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As a member of the Farm Bill Conference Committee, I am bringing the voices of Arizona families, ag producers, and rural communities to the table as we finalize the 2018 Farm Bill. Please take a moment to share your thoughts about the upcoming Farm Bill. I look forward to hearing the ideas you have and the issues your communities are facing. Please do not hesitate to reach out to my office to learn more or talk to a caseworker.
WASHINGTON – Today, during the first Farm Bill Conference Committee’s public hearing, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) urged House and Senate members to draft a bipartisan Farm Bill that supports Arizona farmers and ranchers, working families, and rural communities.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) demanded answers following the recent announcement that the Administration would cancel a pay raise for federal employees, including civilian employees who support Arizona’s public lands, protect our communities, and serve our veterans.
Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran, a member of the House Committee on Agriculture and chair of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America, was named as a conferee for the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Chair of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America, released the following statement confirming his continued opposition to the flawed legislation.
WASHINGTON - Last night, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted against a measure that would strip funding from the Children’s Health Insurance Program, critical agriculture programs, and community development and job creation programs.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following the failure of the 2018 Farm Bill vote, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Chair of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America, released a statement calling for a bipartisan effort to craft a bill that works for rural America.
WASHINGTON - Today, the House Committee on Agriculture marked up the recently released Farm Bill, which was drafted by the leadership of the Committee with no input from members. Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), during his remarks, expressed his disappointment in the unprecedented partisanship of the Farm Bill and the cuts it makes to rural communities struggling to rebuild their economy following the recession:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as communities across the country celebrate America’s farmers during National Ag Day, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Chair of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America and member of the House Agriculture Committee, expressed his disappointment in Congressional leaders’ failure to work together on a bipartisan Farm Bill that supports rural communities and families.
WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to turn the tide on the unacceptably high rates of suicide among farmers, Reps. Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Rick Nolan (D-MN), David Young (R-IA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rodney Davis (R-IL), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM), John Katko (R-NY), John Faso (R-NY) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced the Stemming the Tide of Rural Economic Stress and Suicide (STRESS) Act (H.R.