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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

Health

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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July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously to advance a major, bipartisan bill sponsored by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) to the full House of Representatives for a final vote. The bill, the Reauthorizing and Extending America’s Community Health (REACH) Act – previously the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence (CHIME) Act – includes the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Reauthorization Act, which O’Halleran introduced earlier this year.

The REACH Act includes:

July 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) joined Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, to introduce legislation to expand compensation for individuals exposed to radiation while working in and living near uranium mines or downwind from nuclear weapon test sites. 

July 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called on the White House to put an end to efforts to roll back health insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions and other protections in the Affordable Care Act.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to fund seven departments and related agencies and passed provisions introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) to address wildfire risks, expedite uranium mine cleanup, and improve tribal health care, among other important issues.

June 5, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to testify on two bipartisan bills he introduced this year to reauthorize the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF) and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI).

June 4, 2019 In The News

After years of work, construction officially began on the first veterans home in northern Arizona on Saturday during a groundbreaking hosted by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS).

The McMillian Mesa facility is planned to offer three 20-bed long-term homes, each fully furnished, and one 20-bed memory care home, said ADVS director Wanda Wright.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to testify on two bipartisan bills he introduced this year to reauthorize the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF) and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI).

June 3, 2019 In The News

CLIFTON — When it comes to “health care for all,” U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., won’t vote in the affirmative until someone can explain how the program will be funded.

That was one of his messages during a town hall in Clifton last Thursday.

“We have 30 million people without health care, and we have a gap when it comes to poverty. We have to find a way to close that gap and provide choice, but I’m not on the bill because they can’t tell me how much it will cost or what it will cost into the future,” he said.

May 23, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Tuesday, May 21, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass nine bipartisan bills to support Arizona veterans. The legislation includes investments in suicide prevention programs, workforce training for transitioning service members, and improved and expanded care for veterans.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass nine bipartisan bills to support Arizona veterans. The legislation includes investments in suicide prevention programs, workforce training for transitioning servicemembers, and improved and expanded care for veterans.