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VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran met with Lt. Gen Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and local county and city leaders in Winslow and Flagstaff. During the meetings the stakeholders discussed the projects in the region and pressed the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize them before these communities face devastating floods.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, following pressure from Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the National Guard Bureau announced it has directed a permanent halt to a planned clawback of housing funds given to servicemembers stationed at Silverbell Army Heliport, and announced an increase in these funds for all eligible soldiers serving at the base.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, following the expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) denounced congressional leaders’ failure to reauthorize this critical conservation program.
WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass Congressman Tom O’Halleran’s (AZ-01) amendment to H.R. 1635, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Congressman Guthrie (KY-02), provides students with information about federal student loans and improves financial counseling as they make responsible financial decisions and plan for the future.
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.
SEDONA - This week, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter urging Speaker Paul Ryan to cut the August recess short and call Congress back into session to address the Administration's reckless trade policies that have impacted American consumers, business owners, and ag producers.
Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the final FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes a number of provisions he introduced and championed. The legislative package, which allocates funds for military operations at home and abroad, includes critical investments and resources for Arizona’s military installations and personnel.
The bill passed in a bipartisan 359-54 vote.
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 – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Chair of the Blue Dog Special Task Force on Rural America, called on House leadership to immediately bring up legislation to give Congress a check on this Administration’s harmful tariffs and reckless trade policy. O’Halleran also expressed his disappointment in the Administration’s announcement of an additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods and called on the ongoing trade war with China that will continue to devastate rural communities that rely on agriculture and trade with international partners.