Health Care

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April 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01), Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN-08), Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02), and Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01), re-introduced the Renal Anemia Innovation Support and Expansion (RAISE) Act: legislation to expand Medicare to cover an effective oral treatment for renal anemia to ensure older, high-risk patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are able to receive treatment from the safety of their own homes.

April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives O’Halleran (AZ-01), Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), and Grijalva (AZ-03) applauded an announcement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA

April 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) returned to Washington, D.C. following a marathon two-week tour of Arizona’s First Congressional District.

“This district work period, we hit the ground running and met with hundreds of Arizonans to hear about the issues facing their communities and learn what is needed from the federal government,” said O’Halleran. “From Page all the way down Oro Valley, the needs of no two families are the same. It’s my job to meet with them, hear their concerns, and bring those voices back to the table in Washington to find solutions.”

April 7, 2021 In The News

CASA GRANDE — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran stopped by to package and deliver a few meals at a new kitchen for the Meals on Wheels program in Pinal County.

April 6, 2021 In The News

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN9) — Representatives Tom O’Halleran and Ann Kirkpatrick toured TMC’s vaccination site Tuesday.

“We have the vaccines, they are safe, people of America are taking them every day in high numbers,” said O’Halleran.

O'Halleran and Kirkpatrick say the American Rescue Plan has helped speed up vaccination efforts across the country and in Pima County.

“Since the passage of the legislation the pace of vaccinations in Pima county has increased by 90 percent,” said Kirkpatrick.

April 1, 2021 In The News

SAFFORD — Canyonlands Healthcare, which serves Graham and Greenlee counties, is the recipient of nearly $4 million courtesy of the American Rescue Plan.

“Community health centers in Arizona have been pushed to a breaking point again and again as they work to provide essential, life-saving care to thousands of Arizonans during this public health crisis,” said U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., in announcing the grant funding.

March 31, 2021 Press Release

TUBA CITY – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that over $30 million in Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants secured under the American Rescue Plan had been awarded to community health centers across Arizona’s First Congressional District.

March 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Don Young (AK-AL) introduced legislation to allocate $2.6 billion in funding to the Indian Health Service (IHS) Sanitation Facilities Construction Program to construct and improve multiple critical sanitation projects across Indian Country.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) helped to introduce the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s new infrastructure package, the Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s (LIFT) America Act, comprehensive legislation that will help rebuild American infrastructure through significant investments in combating climate change, expanding broadband access, and protecting public health and the environment.

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Senate-amended version of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a comprehensive legislative package to address the public health and economic crises caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The legislation now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature.

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