VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Yesterday, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Raúl M.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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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Coalfield communities in the desert Southwest, in the high plains of Montana and Wyoming, and in the hills and hollows of Appalachia are in dire need of reinvestment as the U.S. coal industry continues its precipitous decline.
WASHINGTON – A quartet of House Democrats want to see Medicare Part B coverage expanded to include routine vision benefits.
Right now, Medicare only covers surgery and screenings for people who are at a high risk of getting cataracts and glaucoma, but it but does not cover routine eye exams
There was no doubt in Ron Maassen’s mind where his father’s latest military honor would be displayed.
“It’s going back to Wisconsin,” he said. “We still have the old family house where I grew up. There’s a wall that has many of his other honors hung. There’s a little museum and memorial right there for him.”
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — With the impending closure of Navajo Generating Station in December, an Arizona congressman introduced legislation last month to provide economic resources to those affected by the closure of the power plant and the associated coal mine.
PHOENIX -- To further dialogue about Arizona climate change impacts, Arizona Forward initiated roundtable meetings with members of Congress and public and business leaders, including those with Pinal County ties.
WASHINGTON — Congress has just returned after a two-week recess, a time when lawmakers can go home and meet with voters — except that many of them don’t.
A devastating infant-and-toddler child care crisis deals a massive $57 billion in economic damage to our nation each year by leaving working parents distracted and unfocused at work, and young children without needed, high-quality supports that can cause persistent problems as they grow. And this crisis is particularly pressing in Arizona.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — NewLife Forest Products, LLC held an official ground breaking ceremony Oct. 9 for Windfall Sawmill, a new mill on Garland Prairie Road.
According to officials with NewLife, the mill site has been under construction for several months and will be one of the most technologically advanced mills in the Southwest.
PHOENIX — Congress returns next week from a two-week recess, a time when lawmakers can go home and meet with voters — except that many of them don’t.
A report by the Town Hall Project found that Arizona lawmakers have held just 28 town halls so far this year — and 19 of those were held by Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., who represents Graham and Greenlee counties.
WASHINGTON – Congress returns next week from a two-week recess, a time when lawmakers can go home and meet with voters – except that many of them don’t.