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WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass legislation that includes two bills introduced by U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., earlier this year to address the opioid epidemic that has devastated communities.
Nineteen House members say that, come January, they will not vote for any speaker candidate who does not agree to support a package of rules changes that could dramatically change how the chamber operates.
HOLBROOK – A Canadian energy company will add to its helium operation with more than 3,000 acres of newly leased federal land near Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, is calling out a federal agency for collecting misleading and inaccurate data on broadband access for Native Americans.
TACHEE/BLUE GAP, Ariz. — Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. invited US Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) to tour the Claim 28 abandoned uranium site July 31, which is located approximately five miles northeast of Tachee/Blue Gap Chapter.
Kee represents Low Mountain, Many Farms, Nazlini, Tachee/Blue Gap, and Tselani/Cottonwood chapters.
WASHINGTON – The House gave final approval Monday to a bill that would let the White Mountain Apache proceed on desperately needed improvements to their water system, ending two years of back-and-forth debate in Congress on the issue.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye commended U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., for securing an amendment to the fiscal 2019 appropriations to aid the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation (ONHIR).
After 45 years of offering services to veterans in Maricopa County, the Veterans Upward Bound Program is making its way to Pinal County.
There are more than 4,200 abandoned uranium mines in the U.S., 500 of which are located on or near the Navajo Nation. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the U.S. House this week unanimously passed an amendment to help fund the cleanup of the sites.
U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, has again called for the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to step down after news reports of questionable practices.