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November 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Michael C. Burgess (TX-26) introduced H.R. 8807, 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 charging stations in their communities.

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November 16, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following

October 28, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK ­– Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had

October 27, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the opening of the Little Singer School on Navajo Nation. The Little Singer School is one of several schools O’Halleran fought to secure funding for through the Bureau of Indian Education School Construction program.

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October 26, 2020 Press Release

WINDOW ROCK – On Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) met with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez to discuss COVID-19 response efforts on Navajo and to distribute COVID-19 supplies made possible by funds O’Halleran secured for tribes under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

October 22, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.3 million to the Hopi Tribe to fund the Hopi Arsenic Mitigation Project (HAMP), a regional water system that will address the Hopi Tribe’s arsenic concerns and deliver safe water to Hopi families.

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October 21, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had awarded $120,000 to the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency (NNEPA) to assist community health efforts near the former Navajo Forest Products Industry (NFPI) sawmill.

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October 15, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, following a recent Supreme Court

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October 8, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK ­– Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that a total of $1,121,946 had been awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Arizona medical centers to assist in the development and expansion of telemedicine to better serve rural communities in Arizona’s First Congressional District.

October 6, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK ­– Today, following President Trump’s

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October 5, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — A House bill introduced Thursday would ensure that any veteran who dies from coronavirus in the care of the Department of Veterans Affairs would have service-connected disabilities noted in the cause of death to protect survivor benefits.

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October 5, 2020 In The News

As wildfires flare across the West, Arizona’s congressional leaders are calling once again on the federal government to press forward on an ambitious plan to reduce forest fires in the state.

October 2, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D- Ariz., criticized the U.S. Department of Agriculture during a recent House hearing on the western wildfires, saying “forest management has long been on the backburner at the federal level.”

Halleran made his observation during a hearing of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

September 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – If lawmakers weren’t aware of the importance of broadband high-speed internet service to rural areas before COVID-19, they are well aware today. Speaking at the recent All Ag DC Capitol Ag Tour, almost every member interviewed during the event lamented the “digital divide”. Rep.

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September 28, 2020 In The News

The House Energy and Commerce Committee is working on improving access for broadband services in rural areas. Committee member, Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran says they’ve made some progress on broadband which is badly needed for many uses.

He says both economic development and agriculture must have reliable broadband services in order to flourish.

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September 16, 2020 In The News

Republican Sen. Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran have proposed a bill to expand the boundaries of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument in Flagstaff to include the visitor center that is located on Coconino National Forest land.

The bill would transfer about 97 acres of land to the National Park Service.

September 15, 2020 In The News

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey last week announced Gila County will receive a $21 million federal grant to build the Tonto Creek Bridge. In January, Governor Ducey called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to fund the bridge project, which was included as a policy priority in the Governor’s State of the State address.

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September 10, 2020 In The News

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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.

September 10, 2020 In The News

WINDOW ROCK

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.

September 1, 2020 In The News

Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., made a little history on Monday by launching the Blue Dog Democrats’ first-ever virtual rural opportunity roundtable series. The discussion with local and tribal leaders focused on the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on rural and tribal communities.

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