VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran applauded a recent announcement by the U.S. EPA to release a Request for Proposal for the Navajo Abandoned Mine Response and Construction Services contract. The $220 million contract is open for proposals from small businesses.
WASHINGTON— Following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass the Save the Internet Act, legislation that restores net neutrality rules that were repealed by the FCC in 2017. The bill passed the House of Representatives in a bipartisan 232-190 vote.
WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act. Speaking on the House floor earlier today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01), a cosponsor of the bill, urged members of the House to support the important legislation that benefits communities throughout Arizona and the Southwest region.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. The legislation includes the Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act (NYTOPA), a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04).
WASHINGTON – Last night, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously to pass H.R. 1781, the Payment Commission Data Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01), Tom Rice (SC-07) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) last month.
Since Diné College opened its doors in 1969, Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) across the country have given young men and women educational opportunities steeped in the culture, traditions, and experiences of Native people.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) introduced legislation to make permanent the Indian Employment Tax Credit (IETC).
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) introduced the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence (CHIME) Act – bipartisan legislation that extends the Community Health Centers Fund (CHCF) for five years and includes modest increases to ensure responsiveness to demands for care and national priority areas.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) to introduce legislation that would improve affordability by reducing premium costs for consumers who purchase plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Health Care Affordability Act (H.R.
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SAFFORD — A few of the Gila Valley’s most vulnerable residents got a special visit from their congressman Thursday afternoon.
While visiting the area for a Thursday evening town hall, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., assisted Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services with the Meals on Wheels program.
U.S. Representative Tom O’Halleran visited Winslow last week as part of his “Tom in Your Town” tour. Approximately 40 people attended the town hall style event where the discussion touched on many subjects. At the top of the list was development in Winslow and the surrounding rural areas in Navajo County. O’Halleran said, “We have a critical amount of needs in our communities.
U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-CD1) represents a sprawling district that includes Oro Valley and Marana, Pinal County, Eastern Arizona, Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Navajo and Hopi reservations. He recently appeared on the radio program Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel, which airs Sunday afternoons on KXCI, 91.3 FM.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran spent the day having his staff answering specific issues constituents have, interfacing with their federal agencies. Additionally O’Halleran spent time with the local, county, and tribal governments with a long dialog encompassing a variety of issues. He ended the day with a 5:30 p.m. town hall gathering at the Winslow City Council chambers.
A two term Congressman wants to hold agencies more accountable for their excursions. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) introduced five ethics and transparency bills, four of which aim to cut costs for federal employees’ travel.
WASHINGTON — One of Pinal County’s congressional representatives has introduced a group of bills that would disclose President Donald Trump’s travel costs, prevent lawmakers from traveling during a government shutdown and curb first-class flights for politicians.
SHOW LOW — At VFW Post 9907 in Show Low, veterans held a roundtable discussion with Congressman Tom O’Halleran on Feb. 20, about concerns they have over healthcare, mental health care, housing, veteran’s court and other issues that can be improved with federal assistance. O’Halleran promised to work on several problems the locals brought to him.
Arizona Democrat Tom O’Halleran is cosponsoring a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to provide resources for survivors of domestic violence in tribal communities. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
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.
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.