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May 6, 2019 In The News
House Democrats in Arizona are asking acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan to appoint a "federal crisis coordinator" to aid coordination between federal, state and local agencies at the border. 
 
In a letter to McAleenan, the five Democrats criticized the Trump administration's border security initiatives as setting up "a range of other catastrophic issues" related to border security and immigration. 
 
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.

March 27, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-CD1) represents a sprawling district that includes Oro Valley and Marana, Pinal County, Eastern Arizona, Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Navajo and Hopi reservations. He recently appeared on the radio program Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel, which airs Sunday afternoons on KXCI, 91.3 FM. This is an edited and condensed transcript of a portion of the show.

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.

February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom O’Halleran released this statement following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address:

January 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called on President Trump to heed the advice of the Intelligence Community.

“The men and women of our Intelligence Community are dedicated to protecting our nation and supporting our foreign policy. They are experienced professionals, and our government leaders should be listening to their recommendations before implementing policies with broad diplomatic ramifications. President Trump’s dangerous rhetoric only serves to undermine the successful work of these agencies to defend our country from foreign and domestic actors.”

January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Co-Chair of the House Blue Dog Coalition, announced his support for a plan to reopen the federal government, pay furloughed employees, and begin negotiations for border security funding. O'Halleran, along with the co-chairs of the Blue Dog Coalition, announced a framework to re-open government and negotiate border security measures early in the week.

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