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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

Education

Fostering a healthy educational environment at a young age is critical for future academic achievement for Arizona students. We must also continue to invest in our elementary and secondary education, and ensure our students are receiving the best education. I support legislation that makes college, vocational programs, and other skill training opportunities more accessible to people who seek higher education.

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September 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced H.R. 6830, the Impact Aid Infrastructure Act, to fund the construction of critical Impact Aid school projects and address the significant backlog communities are facing.

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.

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 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced a resolution, cosponsored by 100 members of the House of Representatives, to honor teachers on National Teacher Day, support higher teacher pay, and call for increased investments to public schools.

April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) set a letter urging Tony Dearman, Director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), to take immediate action to address systematic problems with BIE's management of schools and ensure the safety of students and improve the quality of education at the Havasupai Elementary School in Supai.

March 6, 2018 Press Release

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.

February 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter urging Reps. Ken Calvert and Betty McCollum, leaders on the House Committee on Appropriations, to strongly consider full funding for the Bureau of Indian Education's New School Replacement Program.

February 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Diné College Act with Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) to provide funding to improve higher education opportunities for the Navajo people.

“Investing in tribal education opportunities has a positive economic impact across Indian Country and our entire region,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “Providing these critical resources to Diné College will improve the quality of education for students and position graduates for a successful future in jobs throughout the country.”