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January 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined representatives from both sides of the aisle in voting to pass H.Res. 24, impeaching President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors.

January 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Following violence and insurrection at the United States Capitol this week during Congress’ certification of the 2020 Electoral College results, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) spoke on the House Floor in support of Arizona’s free and fair election process, affirming the state’s results. Today, he released the following statement:

January 5, 2021 In The News

Rioters supportive of President Donald Trump violently stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday halting Congress as it debated whether to accept Arizona's disputed electors. 

The standoff lasted for hours and featured images of authorities drawing guns on the intruders and Trump supporters wandering through the inner office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the dais where Vice President Mike Pence was presiding over the usually routine certification of electoral results.

December 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted in favor of H.R. 133: new legislation to address the public health and economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic and to fund the government through September 30, 2021.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the bipartisan Conference Report on H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. The annual legislation includes a 3% pay increase for servicemembers, authorization of funding to strengthen American ability to respond to potential COVID-19 resurgence and other infectious diseases in the future, and improvements to military family paid maternal and paternal leave, child care, and sexual assault prevention and response programs within the U.S. armed forces.

August 22, 2020 In The News

BELLEMONT, Ariz. — A low-profile military base first established during World War II is being eyed as a potential site for future economic development projects in northern Arizona.

Pending legislation in Congress would allow the U.S. Army to transfer about 4.7 square miles (12 square kilometers) of land at Camp Navajo to the state Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, the Arizona Daily Sun reported.

August 18, 2020 In The News

The promise of economic development at Camp Navajo saw its most significant step forward after it was included in both the U.S. Senate’s and House’s versions of the annual defense authorization bill.

Both bills were passed last month, but the differences between the two versions still need to be hashed out before the final result can be signed into law.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): bipartisan legislation that fully funds our military operations at home and abroad, continues to address the coronavirus pandemic, and addresses harmful uranium mining operations near the Grand Canyon.

June 22, 2020 In The News

It is no easy task gaining admission into a United States Service Academy. Along with strict academic requirements, they require applicants also be of good character. That is reinforced by a recommendation from a state lawmaker serving their country in either the U.S. House or U.S. Senate.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Arizona Congressmen Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Greg Stanton (AZ-09), and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) will host a virtual Service Academy Day on Tuesday, June 2 at 2 p.m. MST. Students, parents and educators interested in learning more about the admissions process and the Congressional nomination requirements can pre-register for the event at bit.ly/azacademyday.

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