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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

Economy

Creating high-paying jobs across our country is a key priority of mine in Congress. By investing in education and skills training, we can create a 21st Century workforce that is ready to fill open jobs.

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May 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) signed a discharge petition that will allow the entire House of Representatives to fully debate four bills to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

April 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) commended the Arizona's decision to target 28 census tracts in Arizona's First Congressional District for the Opportunity Zone designation by the Department of the Treasury.

April 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, following pressure from Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and other members of Congress, the National Park Service announced a revised entrance fee increase proposal that will allow the American people to continue to affordably access our public lands.

April 2, 2018 Press Release

SEDONA, AZ - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement regarding NAFTA and growing fears of a trade war:

“Today’s sliding stocks highlight the dangers of reckless Washington politics on the livelihoods of American workers and families. A trade war would cause serious harm to Arizona’s economy, including our agriculture and defense communities, while raising costs for working families and hurting their retirement and education savings. Rural Arizona cannot afford to risk lost jobs and higher consumer costs.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded a bipartisan spending bill that prioritizes rural America, strengthens our national defense, and improves background checks for legal gun purchases, among other things.

“Congressional leaders did something no one expected. They worked together to create a bipartisan funding bill that focuses on the needs of our communities. This funding bill will make our communities safer and invest in the future of our nation. It is a step in the right direction.

March 20, 2018 Press Release

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.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Steve Pearce (NM-02) introduced bipartisan legislation to assist Indian tribes in maintaining, expanding, and deploying broadband systems.

February 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) voted for the fifth short-term spending bill to fund the government through March 23, provide resources to the military for the next eight months, and fund community health centers for two years. Following the vote, Rep. O'Halleran once again called on Congressional leaders to commit to a bipartisan budget process that invests in our country, allows our military to plan strategically for the future, and reins in our growing federal debt.

January 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) released a statement following the government shutdown:

"It is disappointing that leaders in Washington have chosen to allow the government to shut down rather than put forward a thoughtful, bipartisan bill that funds our military, Children's Health Insurance Program, and community health centers and provide stability for DREAMers. My colleagues and I are ready to find a solution that actually works, and we continue to urge Speaker Ryan to work with us.

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.