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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

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February 21, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Tom O'Halleran joined the entire U.S. House delegation from Arizona to co-sponsor Congressman Andy Biggs' Phoenix VA Congressional Oversight Act, which authorizes a pilot program to improve constituent services in Arizona. 

February 19, 2019 Contributed Columns

For 35 days, thousands of hardworking Arizonans – park rangers, border patrol and prison agents, and scientists – went without their paychecks. Across the country, private businesses suffered, national parks were irreparably damaged, and air travel was threatened. All for a dispute over the merits of a policy proposal.

This is not how governing works.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called on the president to reverse his decision to divert resources from the Department of Defense and law enforcement programs to fund a border wall.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement regarding the bipartisan appropriations deal to avert a government shutdown:

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February 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) sent a letter to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs requesting an oversight hearing on veteran suicide prevention.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, attended a hearing on net neutrality and spoke in support of an open internet that supports small, rural businesses and protects consumers.

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February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced a resolution recognizing the importance of tribal colleges and universities to the economic, educational, and social wellbeing of Indian Country and designating the week of February 3, 2019 as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week. The bipartisan resolution is cosponsored by Reps.

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February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom O’Halleran released this statement following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address:

February 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced his guest for the State of the Union Address is Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer.

February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) introduced the bipartisan Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act (NYTOPA), a bill to ensure children and law enforcement in tribal communities are protected in instances of domestic violence.

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February 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, introduced legislation this week aimed at protecting children and law enforcement officers impacted by instances of domestic violence.

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February 5, 2019 In The News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Public Library has some interesting new additions to its shelves after Rep. Tom O'Halleran hand delivered a collection of books from the Library of Congress Feb. 1.

O'Halleran was in town meeting with Mayor John Moore and several city council members and stopped by the library on his visit.

February 5, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – A small business owner and political newcomer from the Navajo Nation will watch the presidential State of the Union address Tuesday night, courtesy of U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona.

Myron Lizer, vice president of the Navajo Nation, went into office with President Jonathan Nez in the November election.

January 30, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S, Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., co-chair of the House Blue Dog Coalition, and House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., responded to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office on the economic costs of the Trump shutdown.

January 30, 2019 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition of centrist Democrats on Wednesday announced that it is endorsing a bill that would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to prepare daily economic impact reports during government shutdowns.

January 18, 2019 In The News

SAFFORD — The Vida Guitar Quartet, of the United Kingdom, has visited the United States for years, but this time the musicians were nearly barred from the country due to a visa issue.

January 15, 2019 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran was appointed to the oldest committee in the House of Representatives last week, and said he hopes to use the position to bring more attention to rural and tribal communities.

January 10, 2019 In The News

Representative Tom O’Halleran is back from Washington, D.C., this week and on top of meeting with Flagstaff City Council, the congressman also held a town hall to hear the concerns of constituents.

January 10, 2019 In The News

The ripple effects of the three-week government shutdown are being felt throughout the country and many economic sectors. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, an Arizona congressman is backing a number of bills to limit the negative effects of future shutdowns including employee pay. 

January 8, 2019 In The News

On the eighth anniversary of the day when then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and nearly assassinated, U.S. House Democrats are set to introduce legislation to expand background checks to nearly every gun sale.

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