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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April 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Rural Developing Opioid Capacity Services (Rural DOCS) Act, legislation aimed at increasing treatment capacity of providers in the Medicaid program for individuals suffering from opioid or other substance-abuse disorders.

April 5, 2018 In The News

The 77,000 agricultural workers living in Arizona may soon have an outlet for the stress that comes with their occupation. 

On March 13, Minnesota Representative Tom Emmer introduced the Stemming the Tide of Rural Economic Stress and Suicide (STRESS) Act to Congress. The bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by Arizona representative Tom O’Halleran, proposes programs like hotlines and counseling for struggling farmers who see suicide as their only option. 

April 3, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran praised recent Indian Health Services grants, totaling $15,764,827, awarded to the Gila River Health Care Corporation, the Tuba City regional Health Care Corporation, The Navajo Area Indian Health Service, and the Navajo Nation for Indian diabetes health services.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded a bipartisan spending bill that prioritizes rural America, strengthens our national defense, and improves background checks for legal gun purchases, among other things.

“Congressional leaders did something no one expected. They worked together to create a bipartisan funding bill that focuses on the needs of our communities. This funding bill will make our communities safer and invest in the future of our nation. It is a step in the right direction.

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.

March 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) and the Blue Dog Coalition launched a Special Task Force on Rural America, which will produce commonsense solutions for the rural communities across the country that were left behind after the Great Recession.

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.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) comments on the Trump Administration's budget proposal.

February 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass a bipartisan budget deal that funds the government for two years.

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.

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