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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, introduced legislation this week aimed at protecting children and law enforcement officers impacted by instances of domestic violence.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Public Library has some interesting new additions to its shelves after Rep. Tom O'Halleran hand delivered a collection of books from the Library of Congress Feb. 1.
O'Halleran was in town meeting with Mayor John Moore and several city council members and stopped by the library on his visit.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S, Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., co-chair of the House Blue Dog Coalition, and House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., responded to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office on the economic costs of the Trump shutdown.
The Blue Dog Coalition of centrist Democrats on Wednesday announced that it is endorsing a bill that would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to prepare daily economic impact reports during government shutdowns.
SAFFORD — The Vida Guitar Quartet, of the United Kingdom, has visited the United States for years, but this time the musicians were nearly barred from the country due to a visa issue.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran was appointed to the oldest committee in the House of Representatives last week, and said he hopes to use the position to bring more attention to rural and tribal communities.
Representative Tom O’Halleran is back from Washington, D.C., this week and on top of meeting with Flagstaff City Council, the congressman also held a town hall to hear the concerns of constituents.
The ripple effects of the three-week government shutdown are being felt throughout the country and many economic sectors. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, an Arizona congressman is backing a number of bills to limit the negative effects of future shutdowns including employee pay.
On the eighth anniversary of the day when then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and nearly assassinated, U.S. House Democrats are set to introduce legislation to expand background checks to nearly every gun sale.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Calling the federal government’s shutdown pathetic and harmful to Americans, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran said that he is for protecting the borders, but believes building the wall is not the most practical way to do that and questions why the Trump administration has not produced a plan on how the $5 billion would be spent building the wall.