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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The legislation, which authorizes funding for military operations at home and abroad, passed the House of Representatives in a bipartisan 344 - 81 vote.
WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, the House Committee on Rules refused to allow Rep. Tom O’Halleran’s FY18 NDAA amendment on presidential travel costs to proceed to the floor for a full debate. The amendment garnered bipartisan support during the House Armed Services Committee’s markup of the defense appropriation bill, but failed to pass in a 31-31 tied vote.
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) released a statement following reports that President Donald Trump’s discussed a partnership with Russia to create a cyber security unit to prevent future election hacking:
“We must get serious about protecting our country against cyber attacks that could impact our elections and undermine our democracy,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “This proposal with Russian President Vladimir Putin is far from serious, and I urge President Trump to work with Congress on a real, bipartisan solution.”
Congressman Tom O’Halleran, member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted last week to pass the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that allocates funding for military operations at home and abroad.
“I am proud to support this bipartisan legislation that invests in our military and makes America more secure,” said O’Halleran. “It gives our military leaders the long-term strategic planning capabilities they need to complete critical missions that protect our nation.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran, member of the House Armed Services Committee, voted to pass the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that allocates funding for military operations at home and abroad.
Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) introduced legislation to revise the rules that dictate pay raises for members of our military in order to provide more generous increases in compensation.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his cosponsorship of the Military Spouses Hiring Act, bipartisan legislation that encourages employers to hire military spouses.
“Our military families serve our country alongside our servicemembers, and Congress should not sit idly by while they struggle to make ends meet,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “Not only will this commonsense legislation bring down the staggering unemployment rate among military spouses, it would improve morale and servicemember retention.”
Sedona, AZ – Following the recent firing of FBI Director James Comey, Congressman Tom O’Halleran renewed his calls for an independent investigation into Russian involvement in our electoral process.
“We need to seek the truth—fearlessly and without prejudgment—about how Russia impacted the 2016 election,” Rep. O’Halleran said. “I continue to support the work of our dedicated FBI agents. Now more than ever, though, we must do all we can to guarantee impartiality in the wake of the firing of James Comey.