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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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 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018, a bipartisan spending bill that funds military operations, veterans programs, and water projects.

“Congress took bipartisan action today to invest in our troops and ensure our military has the resources they need to complete critical national security missions at home and abroad,” said Rep. O’Halleran. “This legislation secures our nation, gives our troops a well-deserved pay raise, and increases funding to care for our veterans.”

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 19, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., called the media to a local American Legion Post Monday morning to express his concern over the Trump administration’s Obamacare replacement plan, the American Healthcare Act (AHCA).

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.

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