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August 21, 2020 In The News

PAYSON - Congressman Tom O’Halleran issued a statement saying he’s “outraged” by the Republican Senate’s refusal to respond to House Democrat’s passage of a second, $3.4 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill that would extend unemployment benefits, provide help for schools and local government, provide a second $1,200 check for every taxpayer and support other programs to cope with the pandemic.

August 21, 2020 In The News

Arizona Senators Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema joined Representatives Tom O’Halleran, Greg Stanton, Debbie Lesko, Andy Biggs, David Schweikert, Ruben Gallego, and Raul Grijalva in urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to protect “free, fair, and reciprocal trade” with Mexico.

August 18, 2020 In The News

The promise of economic development at Camp Navajo saw its most significant step forward after it was included in both the U.S. Senate’s and House’s versions of the annual defense authorization bill.

August 17, 2020 In The News

SEDONA — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., said the need to fund the U.S. Postal Service involves more than just mail-in ballots in November.

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July 31, 2020 In The News

Congress last week approved a bill that will provide nearly $1 billion annually to maintain national parks and buy additional land to protect wildlife, scenery and natural resources.

July 30, 2020 In The News

CASA GRANDE — The high demand for technology created by students and parents working from home during the coronavirus put a crimp in Casa Grande Elementary School District’s plan to purchase more than 2,000 new Chromebooks for students for the new school year.

But the situation seems to have been fixed with the help of elected officials.

July 22, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Major environmental legislation sailed through Congress Wednesday while the nation’s political leaders were stuck in intense negotiations over the contours of a fifth coronavirus relief package.

July 11, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The delays in tribes receiving Coronavirus Relief Fund payments allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act have caused some tribes to seek extensions to spend the money. As it stands now, funds received from the CARES Act must be spent by tribes by December 30, 2020.

July 8, 2020 In The News

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Arizona’s five Democrats in the House of Representatives are calling on the federal government to help Arizona with a coronavirus testing blitz as coronavirus cases surge.

June 22, 2020 In The News

It is no easy task gaining admission into a United States Service Academy. Along with strict academic requirements, they require applicants also be of good character. That is reinforced by a recommendation from a state lawmaker serving their country in either the U.S. House or U.S. Senate.

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