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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

National Security

As a former law enforcement officer, I am proud to work with our military and civilian leaders on policies and legislation that ensure our servicemembers have the tools and resources to complete their missions around the world.

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June 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted for H.R. 2722, the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act, which requires voting systems to use individual, durable, voter-verified paper ballots, expands risk-limiting audits, and authorizes necessary funding to states to assist in securing election infrastructure.

June 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Arizona Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Andy Biggs (AZ-05), David Schweikert (AZ-06), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Debbie Lesko (AZ-08), and Greg Stanton (AZ-09), along with Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally, wrote to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper urging him to expand foreign military sales training at the Western Army Aviation Training Site (WAATS) in Arizona to meet a growing demand and ensure pilots have the training they need to keep us safe.

June 3, 2019 In The News

CLIFTON — When it comes to “health care for all,” U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., won’t vote in the affirmative until someone can explain how the program will be funded.

That was one of his messages during a town hall in Clifton last Thursday.

“We have 30 million people without health care, and we have a gap when it comes to poverty. We have to find a way to close that gap and provide choice, but I’m not on the bill because they can’t tell me how much it will cost or what it will cost into the future,” he said.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Following the Administration’s announcement to increase tariffs on Mexican goods, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) today joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce legislation to protect next-generation telecommunications systems and mobile infrastructure in the United States. O'Halleran introduced the legislation alongside U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), Susan W. Brooks (R-IN-05), Francis Rooney (R-FL-19), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-08), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21). 

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Lieutenant General Charles Luckey, Commanding General and Chief of the Army Reserve Command, requesting immediate action be taken to address a Basic Housing Allowance issue that has left servicemembers stationed at Silverbell Army Heliport without a critical benefit.

May 3, 2019 In The News

RED ROCK — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, is demanding that the Defense Department fix a discrepancy that’s keeping service members at a Pinal County air base from their full military benefits.

The congressman sent a letter to Defense on Friday, asking it to correct the housing allowance given to National Guard members stationed at Silverbell Army Heliport. O’Halleran claims service members have reported not receiving an accurate allowance amount.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, citing the impending long-term consequences of climate change on Arizona, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Climate Action Now Act.

February 25, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), cosponsored a resolution to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, in accordance with the process described in the National Emergencies Act.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called on the president to reverse his decision to divert resources from the Department of Defense and law enforcement programs to fund a border wall.