Press Releases

April 2, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK — Today, following President Biden’s announcement of the American Jobs Plan—a legislative proposal to invest in our nation’s roads, bridges, broadband deployment, community health centers, schools, and more, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

March 31, 2021 Press Release

TUBA CITY – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that over $30 million in Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants secured under the American Rescue Plan had been awarded to community health centers across Arizona’s First Congressional District.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

PAGE – On Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the National Energy Workforce and Providing Recovery Opportunities to Manage the Industry’s Shifting Economics (NEW PROMISE) Act, legislation that would provide economic development resources to communities affected by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS)—and those like it across the United States—est

March 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) joined Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO-04) to re-introduce the House component of the Flexible Funding for Rural America Act: bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would allow electric cooperatives to refinance USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) loans at lower interest rates, saving co-ops and their consumers as much as $10 bill

March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 1620 and H.J.Res. 17, two historic pieces of legislation paramount to gender equality and safety in the United States: a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and a joint resolution to remove an arbitrary time limit previously set by Congress for states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).

March 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Don Young (AK-AL) introduced legislation to allocate $2.6 billion in funding to the Indian Health Service (IHS) Sanitation Facilities Construction Program to construct and improve multiple critical sanitation projects across Indian Country.

March 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) re-introduced his Impact Aid Infrastructure Act—legislation to fund the construction of critical Impact Aid school projects and address the significant backlog rural, tribal, and underserved communities are facing.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) helped to introduce the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s new infrastructure package, the Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s (LIFT) America Act, comprehensive legislation that will help rebuild American infrastructure through significant investments in combating climate change, expanding broadband access, and protecting public health a

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Senate-amended version of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a comprehensive legislative package to address the public health and economic crises caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The legislation now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature.

March 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded today’s