VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the decision by the Arizona Department of Transportation, the Maricopa Association of Governments, and the Gila River Indian Community to begin a comprehensive study on the widening of I-10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, following pressure from Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), the National Guard Bureau announced it has directed a permanent halt to a planned clawback of housing funds given to servicemembers stationed at Silverbell Army Heliport, and announced an increase in these funds for all eligible soldiers serving at the base.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, following the expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) denounced congressional leaders’ failure to reauthorize this critical conservation program.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass legislation that includes two bills introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) earlier this year to address the opioid epidemic that has devastated communities.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Capped Allowable Payments from Seniors (CAPS) for Prescriptions Act, to limit the out-of-pocket costs seniors on Medicare pay for their prescription drugs.
WASHINGTON – Last week, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced H.R. 6830, the Impact Aid Infrastructure Act, to fund the construction of critical Impact Aid school projects and address the significant backlog communities are facing.
Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), whose district includes the Western Army Aviation Training Site (WAATS), called on Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Major General Michael McGuire to put an immediate stop to an impending clawback of thousands of dollars from active duty servicemembers stationed at the base.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) congratulated the Hualapai Tribe for receiving a Tribal Heritage Grant from the National Park Service. The $43,200 award will allow the tribe to preserve their cultural heritage, including traditional arts, skills, education, and ceremonies.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S.
Appropriations Bill Includes Increased Funding for Veterans Health Care
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the FY 2019 Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations Minibus. Included in the appropriations bill is language championed by O’Halleran that prevents $23 million from being moved out of the Upper Colorado River Basin Fund.