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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

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May 7, 2019 Contributed Columns

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement Monday on the administration’s recent announcement of higher tariffs on goods.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Lieutenant General Charles Luckey, Commanding General and Chief of the Army Reserve Command, requesting immediate action be taken to address a Basic Housing Allowance issue that has left servicemembers stationed at Silverbell Army Heliport without a critical benefit.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, citing the impending long-term consequences of climate change on Arizona, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Climate Action Now Act.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Hualapai Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019 to address the Hualapai Tribe’s right to receive 4,000 acre-feet of water per year from the Colorado River.

April 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following a letter Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent last month encouraging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to prioritize the Four Forest Restoration Project, Congressman Schweikert (AZ-06) sent a letter to the U.S. Forest Service, with support from members of the Arizona delegation, regarding forest health in the State of Arizona.

April 23, 2019 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran applauded a recent announcement by the U.S. EPA to release a Request for Proposal for the Navajo Abandoned Mine Response and Construction Services contract. The $220 million contract is open for proposals from small businesses.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

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April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass the Save the Internet Act, legislation that restores net neutrality rules that were repealed by the FCC in 2017. The bill passed the House of Representatives in a bipartisan 232-190 vote.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act. Speaking on the House floor earlier today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01), a cosponsor of the bill, urged members of the House to support the important legislation that benefits communities throughout Arizona and the Southwest region.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. The legislation includes the Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act (NYTOPA), a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04).

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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.

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.

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.”

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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