In The News

August 12, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – Arizona lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and President Donald Trump found something on which they can all agree.

Trump signed a bipartisan bill last week that improves access to the federal court system for Arizonans living outside major population centers.

August 9, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan bill, backed by all Arizona members of Congress, that would expand access to federal courts for people in Flagstaff and Yuma, has been signed into law by President Trump. Congressman Tom O’Halleran introduced the bill in the House, which passed back in July. A companion bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Martha McSally and co-sponsored by Senator Kyrsten Sinema.

August 8, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – A bipartisan Arizona congressional delegation has written the Pentagon asking for more aerial refueling tankers at a Phoenix-based Air National Guard unit.

August 6, 2019 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is the main sponsor of a bill to repeal archaic laws toward Native Americans, and he is also working on bills to continue a moratorium on mining near the Grand Canyon, approve more funding for schools on the reservations and improve health care programs for Native Americans.

July 25, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – A bipartisan bill backed by all of Arizona’s members of Congress to expand access to federal courts in the state is heading the president’s desk.

Two weeks after the House version passed, the Senate on Thursday approved the companion bill introduced by Republican Sen. Martha McSally and cosponsored by Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

July 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments Wednesday before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

July 15, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan effort in Congress seeks to repeal several archaic federal laws that specifically discriminate against Native Americans. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, many of the outdated statutes were passed more than a century ago. 

July 10, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill introduced by Rep. Tom O’Halleran to add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of federal court locations in the judicial district for Arizona.

June 27, 2019 In The News

After months of working with veteran service organizations, community health programs, the Pinal County Housing Authority and the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that a pilot program to house homeless and at-risk veterans in Pinal County would be launched.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Top members of the centrist Democrat Blue Dog Coalition are holding out hope for bipartisan accomplishments on pressing infrastructure projects.