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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

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May 23, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Tuesday, May 21, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass nine bipartisan bills to support Arizona veterans. The legislation includes investments in suicide prevention programs, workforce training for transitioning service members, and improved and expanded care for veterans.

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May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) today joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce legislation to protect next-generation telecommunications systems and mobile infrastructure in the United States. O'Halleran introduced the legislation alongside U.S. Representatives Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), Susan W.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass nine bipartisan bills to support Arizona veterans. The legislation includes investments in suicide prevention programs, workforce training for transitioning servicemembers, and improved and expanded care for veterans.

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May 19, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., voted to pass the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a legislative package that addresses rising prescription drug and health-care costs and protects Arizonans with pre-existing conditions.

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May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a legislative package that addresses rising prescription drug and health care costs and protects Arizonans with pre-existing conditions.

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May 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, at the start of Infrastructure Week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his membership on a new House Task Force on Rural Broadband. The task force, chaired by House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06), will focus on deploying and implementing high-speed internet access to all Americans by 2025.  

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) for five years and increase funding from $150 million to $200 million.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) led a bipartisan group in introducing two bills aimed at reauthorizing and increasing funding for two special diabetes research programs, the Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes Research (SDP) and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI).

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2020 Military, Construction, and Veterans’ Affairs Appropriations Bill with language spearheaded by Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07).

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act. The legislation reverses a 2018 action taken by the Administration to weaken protections for Americans with preexisting conditions.

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In The News

February 26, 2019 In The News

SHOW LOW — At VFW Post 9907 in Show Low, veterans held a roundtable discussion with Congressman Tom O’Halleran on Feb. 20, about concerns they have over healthcare, mental health care, housing, veteran’s court and other issues that can be improved with federal assistance. O’Halleran promised to work on several problems the locals brought to him.

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February 26, 2019 In The News

Arizona Democrat Tom O’Halleran is cosponsoring a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives to provide resources for survivors of domestic violence in tribal communities. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports. 

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February 8, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, introduced legislation this week aimed at protecting children and law enforcement officers impacted by instances of domestic violence.

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February 5, 2019 In The News

WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Williams Public Library has some interesting new additions to its shelves after Rep. Tom O'Halleran hand delivered a collection of books from the Library of Congress Feb. 1.

O'Halleran was in town meeting with Mayor John Moore and several city council members and stopped by the library on his visit.

February 5, 2019 In The News

PHOENIX – A small business owner and political newcomer from the Navajo Nation will watch the presidential State of the Union address Tuesday night, courtesy of U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran of Arizona.

Myron Lizer, vice president of the Navajo Nation, went into office with President Jonathan Nez in the November election.

January 30, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S, Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., co-chair of the House Blue Dog Coalition, and House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., responded to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office on the economic costs of the Trump shutdown.

January 30, 2019 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition of centrist Democrats on Wednesday announced that it is endorsing a bill that would require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to prepare daily economic impact reports during government shutdowns.

January 18, 2019 In The News

SAFFORD — The Vida Guitar Quartet, of the United Kingdom, has visited the United States for years, but this time the musicians were nearly barred from the country due to a visa issue.

January 15, 2019 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran was appointed to the oldest committee in the House of Representatives last week, and said he hopes to use the position to bring more attention to rural and tribal communities.

January 10, 2019 In The News

Representative Tom O’Halleran is back from Washington, D.C., this week and on top of meeting with Flagstaff City Council, the congressman also held a town hall to hear the concerns of constituents.

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