In The News

July 15, 2021 In The News

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.

July 14, 2021 In The News

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.

July 8, 2021 In The News

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.

July 2, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The San Carlos Apache Tribe could see more than three-quarters of a million dollars for a new college library center.

June 29, 2021 In The News

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.

June 29, 2021 In The News

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.

June 24, 2021 In The News

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.

June 23, 2021 In The News

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.

June 22, 2021 In The News

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.