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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona


Congress must work to pass bipartisan legislation that improves the health and wellbeing of Americans by expanding access to insurance coverage, bringing down the cost of prescription drugs, and investing in rural hospitals.

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March 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to turn the tide on the unacceptably high rates of suicide among farmers, Reps. Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Rick Nolan (D-MN), David Young (R-IA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rodney Davis (R-IL), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM), John Katko (R-NY), John Faso (R-NY) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced the Stemming the Tide of Rural Economic Stress and Suicide (STRESS) Act (H.R.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) introduced the Tribal Uranium Exposure Treatment Enhancement Act of 2018, which creates grants for cancer treatment programs for tribal communities impacted by uranium mining or milling.

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as a government shutdown looms over Washington, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Charlie Crist (FL-13) led a letter signed by five other members of Congress to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. In the letter, the lawmakers, who previously supported continuing resolutions this fiscal year, expressed their concern over the absence of a critical budget agreement and bipartisan solutions to the challenges our nation faces.

December 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran led a bipartisan letter, signed by members of the Arizona delegation, to Reps. Ken Calvert and Betty McCollum urging them to provide funding for three Indian Health Service clinics in Arizona, California, and Oklahoma. Calvert and McCollum oversee the Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.

December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a bipartisan letter signed by 18 other lawmakers to Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Richard Neal urging them to not cut reimbursement rates for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH).

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement after reports indicated Speaker Paul Ryan was eyeing cuts to Medicare, a program that more than 1.1 million Arizonans rely on every day:

October 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, October 27, 2017, a bipartisan group of more than 150 U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi expressing serious concerns over the expiration of the Community Health Centers Fund (CHCF). The CHCF, which accounts for 70% of community health centers’ federal grant funding, expired at the end of September 2017.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tom O’Halleran released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced the opioid crisis is a public health emergency:

October 18, 2017 Press Release

 SEDONA - Today, in response to the news that Senators Alexander and Murray have reached a bipartisan health care plan, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement: "Arizona families live in fear that their health care premiums could skyrocket or that they could lose their access to coverage any day. For too long, Washington has played political football with their health and wellbeing, and it must stop. 

October 16, 2017 Press Release

SEDONA, AZ – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran released a statement following President Donald Trump’s assertions that Congress was failing to act on health care reform:

“The President's ill-advised policies are hurting Americans by driving up the cost of health insurance and his divisive statements make it difficult to forge compromise in Congress. While he engages in political games, the Problem Solvers Caucus has worked tirelessly on a serious, bipartisan proposal to protect affordable health care coverage that millions rely on every single day.