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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona


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June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) introduced legislation to revise the rules that dictate pay raises for members of our military in order to provide more generous increases in compensation.      

June 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued a statement following recent reports by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) on the impact of the U.S. Senate’s health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA).

June 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran expressed concern over the impact of the Senate’s health care bill, released this morning, on veterans, elderly and disabled Arizonans, and Native American and Arizona families.

June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the RAC Reform Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation targeting the Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) provision of the Secure Rural Schools Act.

June 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) sent a bipartisan letter, signed by 55 additional members of Congress, to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin opposing the proposed cuts to the Individual Unemployability (IU) program within President Donald Trump’s budget proposal.

June 9, 2017 Press Release


Washington, DC - Today, Congressmen Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced H.R. 2822, the Equip Ag Act of 2017. This bipartisan legislation creates a joint farm equipment sharing pilot program between the Department of Defense (DOD) and new and beginning farmers with guidance from the Department of Agriculture (USDA).

May 28, 2017 Contributed Columns

Our rural communities face numerous challenges: secure jobs, access to affordable health care, drugs (including opioids), quality education, improvement of infrastructure and much more.

For more than 23 years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development has helped tackle those challenges, and rural America has fared better because of it.

May 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after sending a letter with Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and 62 other members of Congress urging the President to keep our promise to our veterans by not slashing Medicaid:

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressmen Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.) introduced the bipartisan Nursing Home Care for Native American Veterans Act, a bill designed to encourage the construction of veteran nursing care homes on tribal lands by closing a loophole that prevents them receiving federal construction grant money.