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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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September 5, 2018 Press Release

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.

September 5, 2018 Press Release

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.

August 31, 2018 Press Release

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.

August 2, 2018 Press Release

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.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

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.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

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.

July 12, 2018 Press Release

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.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) announced the intoduction of her Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers (VETS) Act, which would direct the U.S. Department of Energy to implement a workforce training program to help prepare our nation's transitioning military personnel for careers in the solar energy industry. Rosen introduced the bipartisan legislation with Reps. Steve Knight (R-CA), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ).

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 decision to target 28 census tracts in Arizona's First Congressional District for the Opportunity Zone designation by the Department of the Treasury.