The promise of economic development at Camp Navajo saw its most significant step forward after it was included in both the U.S. Senate’s and House’s versions of the annual defense authorization bill.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined members on both sides of the aisle in the House of Representatives to pass H.R.
FLAGSTAFF—This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that his casework team had saved Arizonans over $29,000 in owed benefits from the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES).
WASHINGTON—This morning, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined the COVID Memorial Project to place the last of 20,000 American flags on the National Mall. Each flag represents 10 lives lost, as the United States crosses the devastating threshold of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths.
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, House leadership announced the introduction of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act, a legislative package to fund research and development needed to work toward a clean energy economy, invest in updating American energy innovation infrastructure, and work to reduce harmful carbon emissions to net-zero pollution. The
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson and House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raul Grijalva asking that the pair work together to host a joint hearing between the two Committees to explore the federal role in reducing fire risk.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services had awarded over $11 million in grant funding to support Navajo Nation and San Carlos Apache Tribe Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
WASHINGTON – Last week, at the start of Suicide Prevention Month, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined as an original cosponsor of H.R. 8144, the VA Mental Health Staffing Act, and H.R.
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Many Americans were shocked and dismayed when Congress recessed for a summer break in August without finalizing a second coronavirus relief/stimulus package due to a stalemate in negotiations between the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives and the Republican-led U.S. Senate.
SEDONA — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., said the need to fund the U.S. Postal Service involves more than just mail-in ballots in November.
Congress last week approved a bill that will provide nearly $1 billion annually to maintain national parks and buy additional land to protect wildlife, scenery and natural resources.
CASA GRANDE — The high demand for technology created by students and parents working from home during the coronavirus put a crimp in Casa Grande Elementary School District’s plan to purchase more than 2,000 new Chromebooks for students for the new school year.
But the situation seems to have been fixed with the help of elected officials.
WASHINGTON — Major environmental legislation sailed through Congress Wednesday while the nation’s political leaders were stuck in intense negotiations over the contours of a fifth coronavirus relief package.
WASHINGTON — The delays in tribes receiving Coronavirus Relief Fund payments allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act have caused some tribes to seek extensions to spend the money. As it stands now, funds received from the CARES Act must be spent by tribes by December 30, 2020.
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Arizona’s five Democrats in the House of Representatives are calling on the federal government to help Arizona with a coronavirus testing blitz as coronavirus cases surge.
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.
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.