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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. I am fighting to keep our sacred promises to our veterans.

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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.”

February 14, 2017 In The News

COOLIDGE — Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-01, visited Coolidge on Sunday to pay his respects to the veteran wall erected at the Artisan Village of Coolidge, and to hear concerns over the treatment of veterans.

The wall is made up of bricks containing the name of those from around the area who have served in the military. It was constructed by Coolidge resident Oscar Rodriguez in his front yard, until it was moved to the village back in March.

January 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran cosponsored legislation to protect Arizona veterans by prohibiting a hiring freeze from affecting the Department of Veterans Affairs.

“President Trump’s hiring freeze will limit the work our VA hospitals and clinics are doing for veterans in Arizona, and it will only further extend wait times that they cannot bear,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “While it is essential for us to have a discussion on reining in federal spending, I cannot support a unilateral hiring freeze that does not take into account the lives that will be impacted.”