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June 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Combatting Opioid Misuse Before Addiction for our Troops (COMBAT) Act with Congressman Steve Knight (CA-25) and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06). This bipartisan bill prevents the overprescription of opioids to active duty servicemembers, their families, and retirees who use TRICARE by requiring the Department of Defense to implement a seven day first-fill limit for opioid prescriptions.

June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement regarding the agreement signed by President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.

“Achieving lasting peace and a complete and permanent denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is a priority for America. Efforts to achieve this through the full force of American diplomacy, strength, and leadership should be respected.

May 31, 2018 Press Release

Last week, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) joined the USO to assemble care packages for troops stationed overseas.

May 29, 2018 Press Release

SEDONA – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) returned this weekend from a Congressional delegation trip to the Republic of Korea for high-level security meetings with the Commander of United States Forces Korea, United Nations Command and ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command, Deputy Commanding General Of Operations for the Eighth Army, the Chief of the Korean Defense Ministry’s policy office, the Deputy Commander, United Nations Command Korea; Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces Korea; Commander, Air Component Command, South Korea/U.S.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The legislative package, which allocates funds for military operations at home and abroad, includes critical investments and resources for Arizona’s military installations and personnel.

The bill passed in a bipartisan 351-66 vote this morning.

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Early this morning, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act out of Committee for consideration by the full House of Representatives. The legislative package, which allocates funds for military operations at home and abroad, includes several amendments introduced and supported by O’Halleran.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. O’Halleran called on President Trump to recertify the Iran Nuclear Deal and work with Congress and international allies to strengthen the flawed pact preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

April 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) condemned the actions of the Syrian government and President Bashar al-Assad following the use of chemical weapons on innocent civilians earlier this week. He also called for leadership and action by both the Trump Administration and Congress.

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.

February 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) shared his grief for the victims of the tragedy that unfolded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL earlier this week. In a statement, O'Halleran, a former law enforcement officer, called on Congress to take action to end the fear and terror gripping families across the country and prevent deadly weapons from reaching those who wish to do us harm.
 

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