ORO VALLEY – This month, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) welcomed Derek Duba to join his Oro Valley office as a Wounded Warrior Fellow. Duba will work closely with both veteran and active-duty constituents to handle veterans-related casework and to help act as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies.
WASHINGTON — Last night, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 4373, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 State-Foreign Operations funding bill and H.R. 4346, the FY 2022 Legislative Branch Appropriations, a bill to provide annual funding for the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government, including the U.S. House of Representatives and the Capitol Police.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced Luis Grijalva, a Northern Arizona University track and field athlete who qualified to compete in the men’s 5,000-meter race in the Olympics would be headed to Tokyo to compete after receiving assistance from caseworkers on O’Halleran’s staff.
WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to U.S.
PAGE—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that caseworkers in his district office had assisted Glen Canyon Conservancy in securing a $500,000 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) needed to keep the non-profit serving Arizona families and protecting our precious public lands.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the PFAS Action Act to clean up “forever chemicals” that pose a direct threat to clean drinking water in communities across America. PFAS exposure has been linked to certain types of cancer and other deadly medical conditions.
WASHINGTON— Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Michael C. Burgess (TX-26) have introduced H.R. 4326, the Electric Vehicle Mobility Area Planning Act (EV MAP Act). The bill would create a $10 million grant program to assist localities and electric utilities to identify the locations for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in their communities.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced the winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition, an annual event that highlights the work of talented young artists across America. Every year, each member of Congress is able to select one piece from their respective congressional district to hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year.
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stopped by State Route 347 and Riggs Road on Thursday afternoon to hear the concerns of local leaders about the dangerous roadway.
ELOY — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran hosted a Families and Kids Resource Fair and Town Hall on July 13 in Eloy to highlight family resources in Pinal County and answer questions about the new Child Tax Credit that went into effect July 15.
CASA GRANDE — At least one long-gestating project within Pinal County was included in a spending bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week.
The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act amounts to $715 billion for water and transportation infrastructure.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The San Carlos Apache Tribe could see more than three-quarters of a million dollars for a new college library center.
AZ-01 Funding includes 4,750,000.00 for Page Roundabout
WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), Elissa Slotkin(MI-08), and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) reintroduced the Medicare Vision Act of 2021 to expand Medicare coverage to provide affordable vision care. As of now, gaps in Medicare make it hard for 60 million seniors and younger people with disabilities to afford vision services.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Along with bills addressing infrastructure, tribal health and community development, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D – AZ) is discussing long and short term strategies for problems caused by wildfires in Arizona.
WASHINGTON – The Blue Dog Coalition of House Democrats is calling on its congressional colleagues to approve the Biden administration’s $753 billion defense spending request for Fiscal Year 2022, saying the proposed $12.3 billion increase over last year will better enable the U.S. to counter the threat posed by China and to boost the nation’s cybersecurity.
The U.S. Senate subcommittee on National Parks took testimony on a bill, Wednesday, that would make the Chiricahua National Monument in Cochise County a national park.
In the Senate, the proposal is sponsored by Arizona Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly.
Kelly told committee members that the change in designation has broad support.
As several wildfires, including the Telegraph and Mescal, burn in and near Arizona’s First Congressional District, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) urged constituents impacted by those fires to contact his Arizona offices as they seek information and resources.