Press Releases

July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced bipartisan legislation that would extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to tribal governments from December 30, 2020 to December 30, 2022. The bill is cosponsored by Congressman Paul Cook (R-CA-08).

July 8, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Yesterday, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Raúl M.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Tomorrow, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) will participate in an Energy and Commerce Full Committee Hearing on the needs of tribal communities during COVID-19 and beyond.

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Broadband Adoption and Opportunity Act: bipartisan legislation to leverage public-private partnerships to refurbish internet-capable devices for students and underserved families through donation, lending, or low-cost purchasing programs. The bill is cosponsored by Congressman Bill Johnson (OH-06).

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July 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO-04) introduced the Flexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020. Senators Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) Hoeven (R-ND), Boozman (R-AK), and Smith (D-MN), have introduced the companion bill in the Senate.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, sweeping legislation to rebuild our nation’s crumbling infrastructure and improve our roads, bridges, transit systems, schools, housing, broadband programs, and water and sanitation systems. 

July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that over $400,000 in CARES Act funding he secured for Arizona community health centers had been awarded to North Country Healthcare in Flagstaff under the Federal Communications Commission’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

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June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, following reports that a federal judge had ruled that Alaska Native corporations can access the $8 billion coronavirus aid fund set aside for tribal governments under the CARES Act, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released their new climate action plan—Solving the Climate Crisis: The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy and Just America. Within the comprehensive list of congressional recommendations to address climate change are two bills—and additional leg

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June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation to shore up the Affordable Care Act (ACA), make available plans more affordable, and strengthen protections for those with pre-existing conditions.

Following the bill’s passage, O’Halleran issued the following statement:

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