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July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced bipartisan legislation that would extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to tribal governments from December 30, 2020 to December 30, 2022. The bill is cosponsored by Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA-08).

July 8, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Yesterday, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Raúl M.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Tomorrow, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) will participate in an Energy and Commerce Full Committee Hearing on the needs of tribal communities during COVID-19 and beyond.

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Broadband Adoption and Opportunity Act: bipartisan legislation to leverage public-private partnerships to refurbish internet-capable devices for students and underserved families through donation, lending, or low-cost purchasing programs. The bill is cosponsored by Congressman Bill Johnson (OH-06).

July 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO-04) introduced the Flexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020. Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) Hoeven (R-ND), Boozman (R-AK), and Smith (D-MN), have introduced the companion bill in the Senate.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, sweeping legislation to rebuild our nation’s crumbling infrastructure and improve our roads, bridges, transit systems, schools, housing, broadband programs, and water and sanitation systems. 

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that over $400,000 in CARES Act funding he secured for Arizona community health centers had been awarded to North Country Healthcare in Flagstaff under the Federal Communications Commission’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, following reports that a federal judge had ruled that Alaska Native corporations can access the $8 billion coronavirus aid fund set aside for tribal governments under the CARES Act, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released their new climate action plan—Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy and Just America. Within the comprehensive list of congressional recommendations to address climate change are two bills—and additional leg

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation to shore up the Affordable Care Act (ACA), make available plans more affordable, and strengthen protections for those with pre-existing conditions.

Following the bill’s passage, O’Halleran issued the following statement:


In The News

June 22, 2020 In The News

It is no easy task gaining admission into a United States Service Academy. Along with strict academic requirements, they require applicants also be of good character. That is reinforced by a recommendation from a state lawmaker serving their country in either the U.S. House or U.S. Senate.

June 19, 2020 In The News

Omar Gomez and Maria Lopez were beaming as they described the news they received Thursday morning, sharing the details with an almost breathless excitement.

Just five hours after he went to sleep, Gomez said he roused to a text from his brother that had a headline about the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest decision.

June 12, 2020 In The News

Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined 137 other House Members in a bipartisan letter to Senate leadership urging them to pass legislation providing $25 billion in emergency grants to the United States

June 6, 2020 In The News

Sophia Sayles was excited to get her business back on track in January after taking time off to have a baby, now 2. Sayles, a citizen of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, said she had just invested in new technology and equipment as well as explored new services for her visual services business.

May 29, 2020 In The News

Several of Arizona's congressional Democrats are denouncing a $3 million contract given to a former Trump administration official who has provided substandard or defective respirator masks to the Navajo Nation, calling for an investigation of the matter.

May 14, 2020 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced more than $23.2 million in secured funding for two northern Arizona hospitals this week.

On Monday, the congressman announced the Flagstaff Medical Center would be receiving $14.5, while $8.7 million is being sent to the Tuba City Regional Hospital.

May 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Despite the rancor one hears consistently on cable news and in the Twittersphere, bipartisanship is alive and well among rank and file members of Congress, according to a new survey conducted by The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.

May 12, 2020 In The News

TUCSON— Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva, Tom O’Halleran, and Ann Kirkpatrick sent a letter to Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza urging SBA to release data for small businesses that have received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program for Pima County.

May 11, 2020 In The News

A new bill before Congress aims to make it easier for federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and rural health clinics (RHCs) to receive Medicare reimbursement for using telehealth.


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