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June 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his cosponsorship of the Justice in Policing Act, bicameral legislation to address police reform by improving transparency, setting standards for accountability, and helping rebuild trust between law enforcement and the communities they are sworn to protect and serve.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined a bipartisan group of House members to cosponsor the Great American Outdoors Act, legislation to fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and address priority repair needs in our national parks and other land management agencies.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt urging the Departments to disburse the funding provided to the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) under the CARES Act as soon as possible.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK– Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced the winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition, an annual event that highlights the work of talented young artists across America. One piece from each congressional district is selected by each member of Congress to hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

June 4, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK— Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), along with Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) held a conference call with FEMA leadership to discuss the significant delay tribal communities have experienced receiving COVID-19 resources and PPE from the federal government during this global pandemic.

June 3, 2020 Contributed Columns

Bipartisanship key to an effective pandemic response

Every day, I hear from Arizonans who are having trouble feeding their families or keeping the lights on at their small business—a complete 180 from two months ago.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

FLAGSTAFF – This month, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) will welcome Tyler Flores to join his Flagstaff office as a Wounded Warrior Fellow to work closely with both veteran and active duty constituents to handle veterans-related casework and to help act as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies.

May 30, 2020 Press Release
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:
May 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Don Young (R-AK-AL) introduced H.R. 7056, legislation to allocate funding for the Indian Health Services Sanitation Facilities Construction Program to construct and improve critical sanitation projects across Indian Country.

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, bipartisan legislation cosponsored by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) to improve the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) by increasing flexibility in allowable loan spending for small businesses.


In The News

August 15, 2019 In The News

The brand new Northern Arizona Re-Employment center got some serious attention on Wednesday evening (8/14). Not only was the Grand Opening filled with dignitaries, but it was also even more filled with Page and Page-area residents who are excited about the possibilities.

August 14, 2019 In The News

The president signed a bill making it possible for Flagstaff and Yuma to now hold federal court proceedings into the future.

August 13, 2019 In The News

It's August and Capitol Hill is largely still, even as many Americans clamor for gun-control legislation after a series of deadly mass shootings.

August 12, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – Arizona lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and President Donald Trump found something on which they can all agree.

Trump signed a bipartisan bill last week that improves access to the federal court system for Arizonans living outside major population centers.

August 9, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan bill, backed by all Arizona members of Congress, that would expand access to federal courts for people in Flagstaff and Yuma, has been signed into law by President Trump. Congressman Tom O’Halleran introduced the bill in the House, which passed back in July. A companion bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Martha McSally and co-sponsored by Senator Kyrsten Sinema.

August 8, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – A bipartisan Arizona congressional delegation has written the Pentagon asking for more aerial refueling tankers at a Phoenix-based Air National Guard unit.

August 6, 2019 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is the main sponsor of a bill to repeal archaic laws toward Native Americans, and he is also working on bills to continue a moratorium on mining near the Grand Canyon, approve more funding for schools on the reservations and improve health care programs for Native Americans.

July 25, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – A bipartisan bill backed by all of Arizona’s members of Congress to expand access to federal courts in the state is heading the president’s desk.

Two weeks after the House version passed, the Senate on Thursday approved the companion bill introduced by Republican Sen. Martha McSally and cosponsored by Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.

July 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments Wednesday before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

July 15, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan effort in Congress seeks to repeal several archaic federal laws that specifically discriminate against Native Americans. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, many of the outdated statutes were passed more than a century ago.