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The Senate still refuses to take up the House-passed Violence Against Women Act.
But that hasn’t stopped a bipartisan group led by Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran from trying to do something about sky-high rates of domestic violence in reservation communities.
Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) are leading members of the Bipartisan Wildfire Caucus in a letter to Appropriators in Congress urging them to include robust funding to programs in the Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill that will support improved wildfire preparedness, mitigation, and response across the United States.
When Arizona Congressman Thomas O’Halleran visited the SaddleBrooke vaccination clinic on Saturday, February 20, he was so overwhelmed with what he saw that he returned to Washington extolling our community. “To say that I was impressed is an understatement,” he exclaimed.
A bill is being introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this week that would expand tribal jurisdiction over non-Native Americans on reservations. The effort is aimed at protecting children and responding police officers in domestic violence situations. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran heard feedback from businesses as he took a tour of Oro valley on the afternoon of Monday, April 5.
O’Halleran (D-AZ01) met with Oro Valley businesses, who received funds through the Paycheck Protection Plan and other funding through the CARES Act.
CASA GRANDE — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran stopped by to package and deliver a few meals at a new kitchen for the Meals on Wheels program in Pinal County.
TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN9) — Representatives Tom O’Halleran and Ann Kirkpatrick toured TMC’s vaccination site Tuesday.
“We have the vaccines, they are safe, people of America are taking them every day in high numbers,” said O’Halleran.
O'Halleran and Kirkpatrick say the American Rescue Plan has helped speed up vaccination efforts across the country and in Pima County.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Help may be in the works for the Hopi and Navajo tribes and other communities impacted by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS).
SAFFORD — Canyonlands Healthcare, which serves Graham and Greenlee counties, is the recipient of nearly $4 million courtesy of the American Rescue Plan.