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July 28, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) had released grant funding to federally certified Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) to support vaccine outreach efforts in rural underserved communities like Arizona’s First Congressional District.
July 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced Luis Grijalva, a Northern Arizona University track and field athlete who qualified to compete in the men’s 5,000-meter race in the Olympics would be headed to Tokyo to compete after receiving assistance from caseworkers on O’Halleran’s staff.

July 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to U.S.

July 22, 2021 Press Release

PAGE—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that caseworkers in his district office had assisted Glen Canyon Conservancy in securing a $500,000 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) needed to keep the non-profit serving Arizona families and protecting our precious public lands.

July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the PFAS Action Act to clean up “forever chemicals” that pose a direct threat to clean drinking water in communities across America. PFAS exposure has been linked to certain types of cancer and other deadly medical conditions.

July 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Michael C. Burgess (TX-26) have introduced H.R. 4326, the Electric Vehicle Mobility Area Planning Act (EV MAP Act). The bill would create a $10 million grant program to assist localities and electric utilities to identify the locations for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in their communities.

July 9, 2021 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. Every year, each member of Congress is able to select one piece from their respective congressional district to hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act, infrastructure legislation which includes funding for four projects in Arizona’s First District and two amendments O’Halleran secured for Indian Country.


In The News

June 9, 2021 In The News

U.S. Representative Tom O’Halleran, Arizona LD-1, came to Miami last week to talk about education, and the need for broadband took center stage.

June 7, 2021 In The News

PAGE – U.S. Senators Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema, along with Congressman Tom O’Halleran sent a letter to Col. James J. Handura at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on May 26.

Representatives at USACE said, “As Memorial Day approaches, it is imperative that boaters are able to access the marinas at Lake Powell.”

June 7, 2021 In The News

Business is improving at restaurants in Prescott, Flagstaff and Sedona as we emerge from the pandemic, which has hit restaurants especially hard.

June 4, 2021 In The News

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to improve benefits for Native American service members at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs).

June 3, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON – Blue Dog Coalition of House Democrats sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Wednesday, calling for the funds to

June 2, 2021 In The News

A bill sponsored by a Marine veteran in Congress could bring Department of Veterans Affairs benefits closer to Native American veterans at Tribal Colleges and Universities, or TCUs.

May 28, 2021 In The News

THATCHER — Eastern Arizona College will receive more than $8 million as a result of the American Rescue Plan.

“Approximately half of that money — $4.1 million — has to go directly to students,” said Charmaine Chidester, director of grants for EAC.

The funds will be turned into COVID-19 Emergency Aid Grants of $1,000 a semester to qualified students.