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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Since Diné College opened its doors in 1969, Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) across the country have given young men and women educational opportunities steeped in the culture, traditions, and experiences of Native people. They have opened the doors for countless students who are seeking higher education, but now these institutions are under attack in the new budget proposal put forward by the Trump administration.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) introduced H.Res. 58, a resolution supporting higher teacher pay and calling for greater investments in public education.
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.
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.
After 45 years of offering services to veterans in Maricopa County, the Veterans Upward Bound Program is making its way to Pinal County.
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).
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.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran visited Central Arizona College to learn more about how the college is helping advance workforce development.
Mr. O’Halleran, who represents District 1, learned how CAC is changing the traditional delivery of education programming to meet the global and mobile needs for students and industry to help students find jobs in Pinal County.