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. Congress must also take bipartisan action to reduce burdensome regulations that make our small businesses less competitive in local and global markets.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the government through the new year, and he slammed Congressional leaders for failing to pass a budget and a clean DREAM Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted against H.R. 1, the GOP Tax Bill, citing the expiration of tax cuts for middle-class families, lack of incentives for major corporations to create jobs in America, and the addition of trillions of dollars to our national debt.
As the Senate continues to debate the tax reform proposal, Rep. Tom O’Halleran released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted against the House tax bill, citing the elimination of critical deductions on which millions of middle-class families rely and nearly $2 trillion added to the federal deficit.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-1) and Rep. Tom O'Halleran (AZ-1) introduced the Rural Broadband Expansion Act which would authorize $100 million in new grant funding to expand broadband in rural areas throughout the country.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran urged Congressional leaders to work together on a bipartisan tax reform plan that lowers the tax burden on middle-class families and incentivizes American businesses to create good-paying American jobs.