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December 25, 2020 In The News

Health care workers in Gila County began receiving vaccinations against COVID this week as new cases peaked, hospitals filled up and numbers began the first, hopeful sign of decline.

Gila County health departments this week received the first doses of a high-tech vaccine produced by Moderna, which in clinical trials proved 95% effective with few side effects.

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December 21, 2020 In The News

CASA GRANDE — Three Pinal County-based organizations will receive a share of recent Violence Against Women Act funding provided through the Arizona STOP Violence Against Women grant program.

Receiving a portion of the $2.5 million funding are:

December 18, 2020 In The News

PHOENIX — Arizona’s five Democratic representatives in the U.S. House are calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to extend housing relief in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 16, 2020 In The News

Democratic members of Arizona congressional delegation push for more help for renters

 

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December 9, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – TODAY, CONGRESSMAN O’HALLERAN (AZ-01) ANNOUNCED THAT NEARLY $200 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING HAD BEEN AWARDED BY THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION’S (FCC) RURAL DIGITAL OPPORTUNITY FUND TO BUILD HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND NETWORKS IN 

December 3, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $1 million grant to the White Mountain Apache Tribe’s Head Start Program. It comes as such programs have become increasingly critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

 

November 30, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) and Michael C. Burgess (R-TX) introduced last week a bill aimed at growing the electric vehicle jobs.

The bill, H.R. 8807, the Electric Vehicle Mobility Area Planning (EV MAP) Act, would create a $10 million grant programs to help local governments and electric utility companies to identify locations for electric vehicle charging stations.

November 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — As Lucid Motors gets closer to rolling out new vehicles at its electric auto manufacturing plant in Casa Grande, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is co-sponsoring legislation that would fund more vehicle charging stations.

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November 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — As Lucid Motors gets closer to rolling out new vehicles at its electric auto manufacturing plant in Casa Grande, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is co-sponsoring legislation that would fund more vehicle charging stations.

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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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