VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following recent reports that former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9 Administrator Mike Stoker was let go "for severe neglect and incompetent administration of his duties”, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler requesting information on the agency’s plans to address uranium mine cleanup and remediation eff
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK— Today, following reports that White Mountain Apache Police Department Officer David Kellywood was killed in the line of duty, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON– Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-02), Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ), and Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) introduced the Preventing Abuse and Neglect of Vulnerable Americans Act in order to improve quality of care for residents living at Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs) for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (IIDs).
In December 2019, I voted to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a new North American trade deal that will improve international trade with our neighbors to the north and south, protect our workers and environment, and create enforcement provisions to ensure all that trading partners are held accountable.
WASHINGTON—Today, in response to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, Congressman Tom O’Halleran released the following statement:
WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide $52 million in funding to physically complete and fiscally close out the Rio de Flag flood control project in Flagstaff.
WASHINGTON—Tonight, following President Trump’s State of the Union Address, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) re-introduced a resolution recognizing the importance of tribal colleges and universities to the economic, educational, and social wellbeing of Indian Country and designating this week—beginning February 2, 2020—as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that Tara McCollum Plese, Chief External Affairs Officer at the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers, would be his guest at the State of the Union on Tuesday, February 4, 2020.
WASHINGTON—Today, following yesterday's House Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Ways and Means Committees' announcement of a new $760 billion infrastructure plan to address failing roads, bridges, water systems, transit programs, and broadband deployment across America, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced Friday new members of his staff who will work with tribal leaders and organizations across the 1st District to focus on the needs of our Native American communities.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers says repealing the Affordable Care Act would have detrimental effects on Native American healthcare. They’re concerned it would nullify the separate Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
WASHINGTON — Native Americans, Alaska Natives and a bipartisan group of their allies — including current and former Arizona lawmakers — are worried that repeal of the Affordable Care Act will also eliminate a non-controversial portion of that law that commits federal funding for tribal health care around the country, a move that the National Indian Health Board warns would be “catastrophic.”
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally introduced a bill Friday to make the memorial Tucson is building to commemorate the shooting that injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords part of the national park system.
Six people were killed and 13 were injured when a gunman opened fire in a grocery store parking lot on Jan. 8, 2011.
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.