The Corps included $52 million to fund the project in its fiscal year 2020 civil works plan.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—This weekend, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) hosted two conference calls with northern Arizona mayors and the Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System to provide updates on the federal government’s recently passed CARES Act, legislation to address the negative effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and to hear from Arizona stakeholders about what will still need to be addr
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, concerned with the lack of attention the Navajo Nation has received from federal agencies responsible for COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), whose district encompasses the Grand Canyon, called on Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary David Bernhardt to temporarily close Grand Canyon National Park to help slow the spread of the coronavirus and protect the health and safety of park employees, visitors, and families in nearby northern Arizona communities.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third in a series of stimulus packages to address the spread of the coronavirus and the resulting negative effects on the American economy.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded over $400,000 in recent grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to community health centers across Arizona’s First Congressional District to address the spread of the coronavirus and assist in response efforts.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded President Trump’s signature of three O’Halleran-led telecommunications bills that will improve broadband access in rural areas and protect our growing national telecommunications infrastructure from foreign threats.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE-03) sent a bipartisan letter signed by 36 members of Congress urging House and Senate leadership to prioritize a legislative solution to a critical flaw in the Medicare telehealth program that does not allow Medicare to cover telehealth services in many rural hospitals.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—As more Americans begin working and learning from home to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), more people than ever before are using the internet as their primary mode of communication with jobs and schools.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK— Today, in response to reports that the Navajo Nation now has 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent letters to Vice President Pence and Governor Doug Ducey requesting information on their plans to prioritize funding and resources for Indian Country during this public health emergency.
VILLIAGE OF OAK CREEK— Today, in response to continued national disorganization among COVID-19 response and mitigation efforts, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:
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WHITERIVER — The tributes began with the blue and black ribbons and American flags that lined State Route 260 and much of State Route 73. They flapped and fluttered in the breeze created not only by the wind, but by the long line of vehicles headed for Whiteriver to attend the funeral for Officer David Kellywood.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran is critical of the direction the Trump Administration is taking on health care funding.
MARICOPA — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, made a pit stop in Maricopa on his road trip across Congressional District 1 on Wednesday to participate in a round-table talk about infrastructure.
CASA GRANDE – U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is holding five roundtables around the state over the next three days to discuss his efforts to create a bipartisan plan to fix the nation’s infrastructure.
The rape of a patient at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix was the catalyst for a proposed federal law that is set to be introduced Thursday in Congress.
The bill aims to improve transparency by giving the public easily accessible information about quality problems and substantiated complaints at facilities such as Hacienda.
After years of fighting for federal table scraps, the city’s Rio De Flag flood control project was fully funded by the United States Army Corps of Engineers this week.
WASHINGTON — Arizona businesses and elected officials hailed Wednesday’s signing of the new United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement that they say preserves markets worth more than $20 billion in trade and 228,000 jobs in the state in 2018.
HEBER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - An Arizona lawmaker met with the U.S. Forest Service and sent them a letter requesting an extensive investigation and transparency with the public regarding the investigation into the shooting deaths of wild horses in Heber
The U.S. House of Representatives advanced three bills this week that seek to improve 5G security in the country.
The House on Wednesday passed a slew of bills aimed at giving the U.S. a leg up over China in the race to implement the super-fast next-generation wireless networks known as 5G.