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June 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to fund seven departments and related agencies and passed provisions introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) to address wildfire risks, expedite uranium mine cleanup, and improve tribal health care, among other important issues.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

CASA GRANDE – After months of working with veteran service organizations, community health programs, the Pinal County Housing Authority, and the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that a pilot program to house homeless and at-risk veterans in Pinal County would be launched.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded yesterday’s action by the Arizona Corporation Commission in voting to pass an emergency rule that would prohibit utility shutoffs until October 15th for Arizonans who are late on their bills this year.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass an appropriations minibus that includes funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Energy and Water Development, State-Foreign Operations, and Defense.

Included in the funding package are amendments introduced by O’Halleran that passed with unanimous, bipartisan support:

June 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Arizona Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Andy Biggs (AZ-05), David Schweikert (AZ-06), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Debbie Lesko (AZ-08), and Greg Stanton (AZ-09), along with Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally, wrote to Secretary of the Army Mark Esper urging him to expand foreign military sales training at the Western Army Aviation Training Site (WAATS) in Arizona

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ) joined Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) to introduce the Broadband Data Improvement Act of 2019 alongside Reps. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Ann Kuster (D-NH), David McKinley (R-WV), and Rob Wittman (R-VA).

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced he would oppose efforts to increase salaries for members of Congress.

June 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the recent announcement by the Department of Transportation to award over $4 million to rural airports in Arizona for reconstruction and improvement projects. 

June 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, in the House of Representatives:

June 5, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to testify on two bipartisan bills he introduced this year to reauthorize the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF) and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI).



In The News

May 6, 2019 In The News
House Democrats in Arizona are asking acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan to appoint a "federal crisis coordinator" to aid coordination between federal, state and local agencies at the border. 
May 3, 2019 In The News

RED ROCK — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, is demanding that the Defense Department fix a discrepancy that’s keeping service members at a Pinal County air base from their full military benefits.

April 23, 2019 In The News

TUBA CITY, Ariz. — The four star rating of Tuba City High School’s Child Development Learning Center attracted interest from U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), who personally visited the school March 19 to learn more about what the program does and who they partner with to provide a quality program for children 3 to 5 years of age.

April 18, 2019 In The News

MARICOPA — One sentiment seemed to ring clear from the audience at City Hall on Wednesday: There are problems that are getting worse, and there is a Congress that isn’t doing anything to stop it.

April 11, 2019 In The News

SAFFORD — A few of the Gila Valley’s most vulnerable residents got a special visit from their congressman Thursday afternoon.

While visiting the area for a Thursday evening town hall, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., assisted Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services with the Meals on Wheels program.

March 30, 2019 In The News

U.S. Representative Tom O’Halleran visited Winslow last week as part of his “Tom in Your Town” tour. Approximately 40 people attended the town hall style event where the discussion touched on many subjects. At the top of the list was development in Winslow and the surrounding rural areas in Navajo County. O’Halleran said, “We have a critical amount of needs in our communities.

March 27, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-CD1) represents a sprawling district that includes Oro Valley and Marana, Pinal County, Eastern Arizona, Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon and Navajo and Hopi reservations. He recently appeared on the radio program Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel, which airs Sunday afternoons on KXCI, 91.3 FM.

March 26, 2019 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran spent the day having his staff answering specific issues constituents have, interfacing with their federal agencies. Additionally O’Halleran spent time with the local, county, and tribal governments with a long dialog encompassing a variety of issues. He ended the day with a 5:30 p.m. town hall gathering at the Winslow City Council chambers.

March 5, 2019 In The News

A two term Congressman wants to hold agencies more accountable for their excursions. Rep.  Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) introduced five ethics and transparency bills, four of which aim to cut costs for federal employees’ travel.