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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December 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following this week’s Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issuance of an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, and expected EUAs of additional vaccines, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Governor Doug Ducey expressing concern with the Arizona Department of Health Services’ Draft COVID-19 Vaccination Plan, requesting answers about critical infrastructure that must be in place to vaccinate seven million Arizonans over the next six months.

December 16, 2020 In The News

Democratic members of Arizona congressional delegation push for more help for renters

 

TUCSON, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Members of Arizona's Democratic congressional delegation want Gov. Doug Ducey to do more to ensure people can stay in their homes in the midst of the pandemic.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 5541, the Tribal Power Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) that ensures tribal communities can access affordable, reliable energy sources.

The legislation is cosponsored by Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) and passed on voice vote.

December 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Last night, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass S. 1811, the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2020. The comprehensive water legislation improves our water infrastructure, strengthens America’s competitive edge by investing in our ports, harbors, and waterways, increases federal coordination with tribal communities, and makes updated water, wastewater, and groundwater infrastructure more affordable.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that nearly $200 million in federal funding had been awarded by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Rura

December 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined his colleagues in the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, a group of 25 Republicans and 25 Democrats focused on finding common ground on our nation’s toughest challenges, at a press conference to present their $908 billion, four-month, COVID-19 emergency relief framework.

Following the event, O’Halleran released the following statement:

December 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) had awarded over $5 million in new grants to community health centers (CHCs) in Arizona’s First Congressional District.

December 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) had awarded a grant of over $1 million to support Head Start programs for the White Mountain Apache Tribe.

November 16, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following news that the U.S.

October 26, 2020 Press Release

WINDOW ROCK – On Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) met with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez to discuss COVID-19 response efforts on Navajo and to distribute COVID-19 supplies made possible by funds O’Halleran secured for tribes under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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