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.
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:
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.
Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass Congressman Tom O’Halleran’s bipartisan amendment to H.R. 1973, the Protecting Young Victims of Sexual Abuse Act of 2017.
Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08) sent a letter, signed by 58 additional members of Congress, to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney expressing concern and disapproval over the Trump Administration’s refusal to publicly disclose ethics waivers for high-ranking officials.
Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran expressed his concern about the President’s most recent budget proposal and the impact it will have on Arizona’s hardworking families and rural communities.
Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced that he is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a position at his Flagstaff district office.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his cosponsorship of the Military Spouses Hiring Act, bipartisan legislation that encourages employers to hire military spouses.
Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran praised a recent U.S. Department of Transportation grant, totaling $7,890,485, awarded to the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport for runway repairs.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to President Donald Trump regarding his administration’s lack of transparency on ethics waivers issued to political appointees.