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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

Veterans

Our veterans have faithfully served our country, and it is our responsibility to ensure they have the best care when they return home. My office is available to help veterans if they are having problems with the VA.

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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.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced federal funding to begin construction of the long-awaited proposed veterans home in Flagstaff. Awardees, including an additional project for a veterans home in Yuma, were notified by the Department of Veterans Affairs last week. 

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as a government shutdown looms over Washington, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Charlie Crist (FL-13) led a letter signed by five other members of Congress to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. In the letter, the lawmakers, who previously supported continuing resolutions this fiscal year, expressed their concern over the absence of a critical budget agreement and bipartisan solutions to the challenges our nation faces.

December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Yesterday, Rep. Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) joined the American Red Cross to sign holiday cards for American servicemembers serving abroad, veterans, and military families.

"It is difficult for these brave men and women to spend holidays away from their loved ones and families," said Rep. O'Halleran. "It was an honor to join my colleagues and the folks from the American Red Cross to bring our troops and their families a little cheer and show our appreciation for their service and commitment to our great country."

November 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a day before the country celebrates and honors the service of our veterans, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Fairness for Rural Veterans Act, a bill that will make it easier for rural communities to compete for federal funding to build new state veterans nursing homes. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) are original cosponsors of the legislation.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his opposition to the House Republican’s 2018 budget resolution which makes deep cuts to programs that hundreds of thousands of Arizonans rely on every day.

June 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) sent a bipartisan letter, signed by 55 additional members of Congress, to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin opposing the proposed cuts to the Individual Unemployability (IU) program within President Donald Trump’s budget proposal.

May 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after sending a letter with Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and 62 other members of Congress urging the President to keep our promise to our veterans by not slashing Medicaid:

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressmen Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.) introduced the bipartisan Nursing Home Care for Native American Veterans Act, a bill designed to encourage the construction of veteran nursing care homes on tribal lands by closing a loophole that prevents them receiving federal construction grant money.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced that he is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a position at his Flagstaff district office.

“Keeping our promises to the brave men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country should be one of our highest priorities,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “I am proud to work with the Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program to provide this unique opportunity to an Arizona veteran who can bring much-needed support to other veterans and military personnel across the First District.”