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September 17, 2021 Press Release

CAMERON – Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan and Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez to visit an abandoned uranium mine site in the Navajo Nation and discuss the environmental impacts of such sites with Navajo leadership.

August 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Representative Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) re-introduced bipartisan legislation that would extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments allocated under the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to tribal governments from December 30, 2021 to December 30, 2022. The bill is cosponsored by Congressman Don Young (R-AK-AL).

June 29, 2021 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Along with bills addressing infrastructure, tribal health and community development, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D – AZ) is discussing long and short term strategies for problems caused by wildfires in Arizona.

Currently, O’Halleran is touring areas affected by wildfires and is working with the Red Cross, county officials and various agencies to meet the needs of those affected by wildfires in northern Arizona. He also plans to hold a telephonic town hall meeting June 28 to discuss recent fires.

June 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass  H.R. 3841, the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act, legislation introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-0K-02) to address chronic challenges faced by tribal nations and Tribal Epidemiology Centers in accessing federal health care and public health surveillance data systems—data they are entitled to by law.

June 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the U.S. Treasury had awarded a total of $400,000 to two community development financial institutions (CDFIs) in Arizona’s First Congressional District to support economic relief following COVID-19. 

June 14, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Friday, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) introduced the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act. The bill would reaffirm Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data.

June 14, 2021 In The News

O’Halleran, Mullin Introduce Bill to Break Down Health Data Barriers for Tribes

WASHINGTON— Today, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) introduced the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act. The bill would reaffirm Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) introduced the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act. The bill would reaffirm Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data.

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