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April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran voted in favor of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, a $484 billion interim emergency legislative package to address the economic fallout and public health emergency caused by the coronavirus. Yesterday, ahead of his vote, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

April 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Ahead of tomorrow’s House vote on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, a $484 billion interim emergency legislative package to address the economic fallout and public health emergency caused by the coronavirus, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

April 21, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following reports that funding for state, local, and tribal governments would not be included in the next legislative package that Congress is expected to consider this week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Congressional leadership urging leaders on both sides of the aisle to reconsider this decision prior to formal introduction of the next legisl

April 20, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom OHalleran (AZ-01), as a member of the House Problem Solvers Caucus—a bipartisan group comprised of 25 Republicans and 25 Democrats—released their

April 20, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Congressional leadership urging them to amend a funding formula for the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) established under the CARES Act that leaves many rural communities left wanting.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that, due to uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, his office would be extending the deadline for students to participate in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition to May 25th and expanding online submissions.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following reports that the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), established under the CARES Act, had run out of available funding, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

April 16, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that Arizona’s Canyonlands Community HealthCare cluster was awarded $2,051,157 in a new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grant to fight the coronavirus in Arizona’s First Congressional District.

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April 15, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following reports that officials within the Department of the Interior were considering allocating a portion of the $8 billion for Tribal communities set aside under the CARES Act to for-profit Alaska Natives Corporations (ANC), Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt urging bot

April 15, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined a bipartisan group of 14 lawmakers on a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue, urging the agency to support dairy farmers facing economic crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In The News

January 10, 2019 In The News

The ripple effects of the three-week government shutdown are being felt throughout the country and many economic sectors. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, an Arizona congressman is backing a number of bills to limit the negative effects of future shutdowns including employee pay. 

January 8, 2019 In The News

On the eighth anniversary of the day when then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head and nearly assassinated, U.S. House Democrats are set to introduce legislation to expand background checks to nearly every gun sale.

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January 8, 2019 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Calling the federal government’s shutdown pathetic and harmful to Americans, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran said that he is for protecting the borders, but believes building the wall is not the most practical way to do that and questions why the Trump administration has not produced a plan on how the $5 billion would be spent building the wall.

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January 5, 2019 In The News

A slew of congressional lawmakers are vowing to decline their paychecks in a show of solidarity with federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown that stretched Saturday into its third week.

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November 27, 2018 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition on Tuesday elected three new co-chairs — all current freshmen — to lead the group of two dozen fiscally conservative Democrats in the next Congress. 

Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy will serve as the administration co-chair, Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran as the policy co-chair and California Rep. Lou Correa as the communications co-chair.

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November 22, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Ariz., joined Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., to introduce the Native American Voting Rights Act of 2018, legislation to provide the resources and oversight necessary to protect Native Americans’ access to the ballot box.

November 14, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — In an effort to address the country’s opioid crisis, President Donald Trump signed on Wednesday comprehensive legislation that contains provisions introduced by one of Pinal County’s congressional representatives.

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October 19, 2018 In The News

The City of Flagstaff hosted a tour of the Rio de Flag Flood Control Project Wednesday for Congressman Tom O’Halleran, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. General Todd Semonite and the commander of the Los Angeles District of the Army Corps, Colonel Aaron Barta. It was the first visit by a commander from the Army Corps to Flagstaff to review the project firsthand.

October 5, 2018 In The News

CASA GRANDE — Tom O’Halleran loves serving the people of his congressional district.

The first-term Democrat from Sedona said he’s proud to serve rural Arizonans and says serving as the representative from Congressional District 1 is “one of the best jobs I’ve ever had.”

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October 2, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday let stand an Obama-era moratorium on new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon, declining to hear a challenge to the ban by mining groups.

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