In The News

March 30, 2020 In The News

Northern Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran called on Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to temporarily close Grand Canyon National Park on Saturday in order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, as a Grand Canyon Village resident became the first to test positive in the area.

March 30, 2020 In The News

With the deadly coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the U.S., and with restrictions on travel and commerce, the phone lines of Arizona’s 11 members of Congress are ringing off the hook. 

Call by call, thousands of anxious Arizonans, desperate for information and help, are relying more than ever on a few dozen people who try to solve problems, calm nerves and reconnect loved ones.

March 29, 2020 In The News

Rep. Tom O'Halleran speaks with FOX 10's Anita Roman about his calls for Congress to close the Grand Canyon in light of coronavirus concerns. [View video interview here.]

March 25, 2020 In The News

President Trump on Monday signed into law a bill designed to improve internet and other telecommunication access for rural Americans.

March 24, 2020 In The News

Two Arizona Democrats in Congress said Tuesday they were cautiously optimistic that Native Americans would see more timely and consistent aid in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

March 20, 2020 In The News

Four Arizona House Democrats pressed the Trump administration Friday to urgently provide $120 million in emergency aid to the Indian Health Service after delays in sending money to combat the new coronavirus that is sweeping across tribal communities.

March 19, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., is no stranger to fighting to create jobs and a stronger economy for all Americans. His latest effort in this area is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation to foster workforce training for transitioning military personnel in the growing field of solar energy.

March 6, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Blue Dog Coalition is calling on the House Budget Committee to live up to its name and produce a budget this year, in spite of the fact spending caps have been set through the end of the 2021 fiscal year.

March 6, 2020 In The News

Rep. Tom O'Halleran is part of a growing bipartisan coalition of lawmakers who are sounding the alarm over Chinese fifth generation, or 5G, technology equipment.

Those officials see the Chinese company Huawei as a national security threat. Huawei is the world's largest seller of telecommunications equipment.