Health Care

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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May 11, 2021 In The News

The Senate still refuses to take up the House-passed Violence Against Women Act.

But that hasn’t stopped a bipartisan group led by Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran from trying to do something about sky-high rates of domestic violence in reservation communities.

The House has twice re-authorized the Violence Against Women Act, most recently on a 244 to 172 vote. The act provides funding for Domestic Violence Shelters and funds a host of other initiatives.

May 10, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded recent guidance released by the U.S. Treasury for states, counties, cities, and tribes to begin the process of obtaining their allocated Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, secured under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

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 30, 2021 In The News

When Arizona Congressman Thomas O’Halleran visited the SaddleBrooke vaccination clinic on Saturday, February 20, he was so overwhelmed with what he saw that he returned to Washington extolling our community. “To say that I was impressed is an understatement,” he exclaimed.

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.