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August 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, following continued lack of action from Senate leadership to come to a viable compromise on a new coronavirus aid package that does not sacrifice the well-being of American families in the process, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

August 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined a group of over 80 colleagues on a letter to Congressional leadership calling for the extension of reporting and transmission deadlines for the 2020 Census and the allocation of $400 million to address continued challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

August 10, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $1.2 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to three EDA Economic Development District organizations in Arizona to assist economically-distressed communities in responding to the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

August 7, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK -- Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH-05) introduced the Rural Connectivity Advancement Program (RCAP) Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation that would facilitate broadband buildout in rural communities by capturing a portion of the proceeds from spectrum auctions conducted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through Septemb

August 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House Problem Solvers Caucus endorsed the COVID Preparedness, Response, and Effective Planning for Advanced Requirements by the Executive Branch (PREPARE) Act, a bill cosponsored by Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) to require federal agencies to submit a report to Congress on the steps they are taking to respond to a potential resurgence of COVID-19, including measurab

July 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Child Care is Essential Act and the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act: two bills to increase affordability and accessibility of child care for struggling families, and ensure that providers have the resources and guidance they need to continue serving families during the coronavirus pandemic.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) led a letter to the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) regarding reports from constituents about unemployment claims being flagged as potentially fraudulent, despite there being no obvious reason for DES to suspect this, and often giving constituents no outlet to contact DES to rectify the situation.

July 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services had awarded over $12 million in grants to support Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Arizona’s First Congressional District.


In The News

February 18, 2020 In The News

CASA GRANDE – U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is holding five roundtables around the state over the next three days to discuss his efforts to create a bipartisan plan to fix the nation’s infrastructure.

February 13, 2020 In The News

The rape of a patient at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix was the catalyst for a proposed federal law that is set to be introduced Thursday in Congress.

The bill aims to improve transparency by giving the public easily accessible information about quality problems and substantiated complaints at facilities such as Hacienda.

February 12, 2020 In The News

After years of fighting for federal table scraps, the city’s Rio De Flag flood control project was fully funded by the United States Army Corps of Engineers this week.

The Corps included $52 million to fund the project in its fiscal year 2020 civil works plan.

January 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Arizona businesses and elected officials hailed Wednesday’s signing of the new United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement that they say preserves markets worth more than $20 billion in trade and 228,000 jobs in the state in 2018.

January 17, 2020 In The News

HEBER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - An Arizona lawmaker met with the U.S. Forest Service and sent them a letter requesting an extensive investigation and transparency with the public regarding the investigation into the shooting deaths of wild horses in Heber

January 10, 2020 In The News

The U.S. House of Representatives advanced three bills this week that seek to improve 5G security in the country.

January 9, 2020 In The News

The House on Wednesday passed a slew of bills aimed at giving the U.S. a leg up over China in the race to implement the super-fast next-generation wireless networks known as 5G. 

January 8, 2020 In The News

The bell rang, sharp and quick, piercing the bright sunlight of a Wednesday morning. Once, twice, six times, then again: 19 times in all, once for each person shot on a similar bright, clear Tucson morning nine years ago.

December 13, 2019 In The News

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Paul Gosar (AZ-04) wrote to the Postmaster General in support of a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) analysis for a new post office in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

December 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a landmark health care measure Thursday that proponents say would dramatically reduce rising prescription drugs prices and significantly expand access to health care benefits and services.