Economy

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January 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced he would retain his seats on both the House Energy and Commerce and Agriculture Committees.

January 1, 2021 In The News

President Donald Trump this week finally signed a $900 billion pandemic bailout bill that split the two representatives for Rim Country and the White Mountains in Congress.

December 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday requesting that he “prioritize bipartisan legislation” dealing with novel coronavirus pandemic response and recovery. 

The letter highlighted the coalition’s policy priorities for the 117th Congressional session, including fiscal responsibility, pandemic crisis relief, job creation, government reform and holding “foreign adversaries” accountable, according to the text of the letter. 

December 29, 2020 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’ Halleran voted to approve funding for the $900 billion coronavirus aid bill. The measure passed the House of Representatives and Senate, and President Donald Trump signed the bill Dec. 27.

The measure approves sending $600 to every adult and every child; a family of five would get $3,000. People would get less if an individual made $75,000 or more and couples would get less if they made $150,000 or more.

The bill would also help with funding for businesses and the unemployed.

December 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to override President Trump’s veto of the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act, legislation to fund our military operations at home and abroad, provide a 3% pay increase for servicemembers, and authorize funding to strengthen America’s ability to respond to a potential COVID-19 resurgence and other infectious diseases in the future.

December 27, 2020 In The News

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 into law Sunday night after Congressional approval of the bill on December 21. The Act includes the federal government’s annual budget in addition to a new coronavirus (Covid-19) relief package and the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted in favor of H.R. 133: new legislation to address the public health and economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic and to fund the government through September 30, 2021.

December 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Tonight, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.J.Res.

December 18, 2020 In The News

PHOENIX — Arizona’s five Democratic representatives in the U.S. House are calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to extend housing relief in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reps. Raul Grijalva, Ann Kirkpatrick, Ruben Gallego, Greg Stanton and Tom O’Halleran sent a letter to Ducey on Wednesday asking the governor to answer their questions about the state’s efforts to assist those in need of housing relief.

December 16, 2020 In The News

Democratic members of Arizona congressional delegation push for more help for renters

 

TUCSON, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Members of Arizona's Democratic congressional delegation want Gov. Doug Ducey to do more to ensure people can stay in their homes in the midst of the pandemic.

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