WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Michael C. Burgess (TX-26) introduced H.R. 8807, the Electric Vehicle Mobility Area Planning Act (EV MAP Act). The bill would create a $10 million grant program to assist localities and electric utilities to identify the locations for electric vehicle charging stations in their communities.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the opening of the Little Singer School on Navajo Nation. The Little Singer School is one of several schools O’Halleran fought to secure funding for through the Bureau of Indian Education School Construction program.
WINDOW ROCK – On Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) met with Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez to discuss COVID-19 response efforts on Navajo and to distribute COVID-19 supplies made possible by funds O’Halleran secured for tribes under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.3 million to the Hopi Tribe to fund the Hopi Arsenic Mitigation Project (HAMP), a regional water system that will address the Hopi Tribe’s arsenic concerns and deliver safe water to Hopi families.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had awarded $120,000 to the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency (NNEPA) to assist community health efforts near the former Navajo Forest Products Industry (NFPI) sawmill.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that a total of $1,121,946 had been awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Arizona medical centers to assist in the development and expansion of telemedicine to better serve rural communities in Arizona’s First Congressional District.