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November 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the recent announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to award over $15 million in Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant funding to the City of Coolidge in Pinal County, Arizona, to make necessary infrastructure improvements along State Route 87.

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November 7, 2019 Contributed Columns

I am proud to represent Arizona’s First Congressional District, which is home to the Grand Canyon.

November 6, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON—Today, following reports that an American family living in Sonora, Mexico was ambushed and murdered, Congressman O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

November 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, following reports that an American family living in Sonora, Mexico was ambushed and murdered, Congressman O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

November 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) announced confirmed mobile office hour stops for the month of November. 

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October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, following the House of Representatives’ vote to open the ongoing impeachment inquiry to include bipartisan, public hearings, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

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October 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act, legislation introduced by a group of lawmakers including Arizona Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Raúl Grijalva (AZ-02) that would permanently ban uranium mining in and near the Grand Canyon.

October 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Tonight, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass H.R.1781, the Payment Commission Data Act, legislation introduced by Reps. Tom O’Halleran (D-Az.), Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-Ga.), Tom Rice (R-Sc.), and Jimmy Panetta (D-Ca.) to increase transparency in the drug pricing system.

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October 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—In response to reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in an American military operation this Saturday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

October 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced four upcoming veterans town halls in Arizona’s First Congressional District.

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November 6, 2019 In The News

In 2004, Sergeant Daniel Somers was deployed to Iraq with the National Guard as part of a Tactical Human Intelligence Team. There, he served in over 400 combat missions. 

After his second deployment, Daniel was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, a traumatic brain injury suffered during combat and several other medical issues.

November 1, 2019 In The News

The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee advanced legislation that would protect 5G telecommunications systems and mobile infrastructure in the United States.

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October 31, 2019 In The News

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act, legislation introduced by a group of lawmakers including Arizona Democrat Tom O’Halleran. The bill would permanently ban uranium mining in and near the Grand Canyon if it goes through the Senate successfully.

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October 31, 2019 In The News

The Arizona congressional delegation is once again working to ensure that fresh tomatoes from Mexico can be imported into the United States duty-free.

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October 30, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – The House voted 236-185 Wednesday to permanently ban uranium mining on just over 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon, on a largely party line vote in which each side accused the other of fear-mongering.

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October 29, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, plans to hold a veterans town hall in Eloy next week.

It is one of four town halls he plans in Arizona's Congressional District 1. The other town halls will be in Winslow, Flagstaff and Sedona.

October 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Working with a bipartisan group of Arizona lawmakers, U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona, introduced legislation Wednesday that would expand the boundaries of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.

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October 23, 2019 In The News

Coalfield communities in the desert Southwest, in the high plains of Montana and Wyoming, and in the hills and hollows of Appalachia are in dire need of reinvestment as the U.S. coal industry continues its precipitous decline.

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October 22, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – A quartet of House Democrats want to see Medicare Part B coverage expanded to include routine vision benefits.

Right now, Medicare only covers surgery and screenings for people who are at a high risk of getting cataracts and glaucoma, but it but does not cover routine eye exams

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October 18, 2019 In The News

There was no doubt in Ron Maassen’s mind where his father’s latest military honor would be displayed.


“It’s going back to Wisconsin,” he said. “We still have the old family house where I grew up. There’s a wall that has many of his other honors hung. There’s a little museum and memorial right there for him.”

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