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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March 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the subsequent statement following the release of President Donald Trump’s FY2018 Budget proposal:

“As it stands, the president’s budget proposal would devastate rural communities and negatively impact families across Arizona. Critical domestic programs for working families are on the chopping block,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “Cuts to nutrition assistance programs, community development grants, and counterterrorism funding are irresponsible and shortsighted.”

February 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, owners of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) voted to seek an agreement with the Navajo Nation to continue operating the plant through 2019. Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement regarding the decision:

February 9, 2017 Press Release

Sedona, AZ. – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement regarding Intel Corp’s $7 billion investment in Arizona plant.

“Intel Corp’s proposal to invest $7 billion in their Fab 42 plant in Chandler is welcome news to everyone in Arizona,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “This commitment will create thousands of high-paying jobs in Arizona and positively impact the lives hardworking families in the East Valley. Now more than ever, Congress must work together to create an atmosphere that encourages business growth and strengthens our economy.”

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran made a commitment to rural communities across the 1st District by cosponsoring the New Deal Rural Broadband Act, a bill to invest in broadband internet infrastructure across the country.

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