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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, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today Representative Tom O’Halleran (D-Az.), along with Representatives Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-Ga.), Tom Rice (R-Sc.) and Jimmy Panetta (D-Ca.) introduced bipartisan legislation to increase transparency in the drug pricing system.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Deb Haaland (NM-01), Tom Cole (OK-04), and Don Young (AK-At Large) introduced the bipartisan Securing Urgent Resources Vital to Indian Victim Empowerment (SURVIVE) Act, a bill that would provide legal, medical, and counseling resources to women and children in tribal communities who are survivors of domestic violence.

February 26, 2019 In The News

Arizona Democrat Tom O’Halleran is cosponsoring a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to provide resources for survivors of domestic violence in tribal communities. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 

The bill is called the Securing Urgent Resources Vital to Indian Victim Empowerment, or SURVIVE Act. It would create a tribal grant program through the Justice Department mandating that 5 percent of federal money allocated for crime victims benefits tribal members.

February 22, 2019 Press Release

VILLIAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded this week’s announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Substance Abuse Treatment to award over $500,000 to Canyonlands Community Healthcare facilities to increase access to Medication- Assisted Treatment (MAT) in rural Arizona for patients struggling with opioid addiction.

February 21, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Tom O'Halleran joined the entire U.S. House delegation from Arizona to co-sponsor Congressman Andy Biggs' Phoenix VA Congressional Oversight Act, which authorizes a pilot program to improve constituent services in Arizona. 

February 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) sent a letter to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs requesting an oversight hearing on veteran suicide prevention.

January 22, 2019 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released a statement following the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS) announcement to implement work requirements for Arizonans who rely on AHCCCS, the state’s Medicaid program.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last night, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) was selected to serve as a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the oldest continuous standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. The committee was established to regulate interstate and foreign commerce, and it has the broadest jurisdiction of any authorizing committee in Congress.

November 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the Blue Dog Coalition announced its leadership for the 116th Congress and inducted several new members. In the 116th Congress, the Coalition will fight to restore the American Dream and put our country on the path to prosperity. The Coalition will continue to focus on its long-held mission to pursue commonsense, bipartisan solutions that will get our country’s fiscal house in order and ensure a strong national defense.

The Blue Dog Coalition’s leadership for the 116th Congress will include:

November 14, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — In an effort to address the country’s opioid crisis, President Donald Trump signed on Wednesday comprehensive legislation that contains provisions introduced by one of Pinal County’s congressional representatives.

The Support for Patients and Communities Act is a collection of bipartisan bills meant to combat addiction to medically prescribed painkillers.