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June 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Last night, the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition announced that Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) would be taking the helm as Co-Chair for Administration to lead the group in the 117th Congress.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – As the Mescal, Telegraph, Slate, Pinnacle, Salt, and Cornville fires burn in and near Arizona’s First Congressional District, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) urged constituents impacted by wildfires to contact his Arizona offices as they seek information and resources.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) introduced the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act. The bill would reaffirm Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data.

June 11, 2021 Press Release

ORO VALLEY – Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01)—along with his Washington, DC and Arizona staff—announced the location of his new district office at 200 W Magee Rd. Suite 140, Oro Valley, AZ 85704.

June 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) joined Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-TX-19) and a bipartisan group of members to introduce the Accountable Care In Rural America Act: legislation to improve the performance standards for health care providers who participate in Medicare’s Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), which are part of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, ahead of Memorial Day on Monday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL-06) re-introduced the Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers (VETS) Act, bipartisan legislation to establish a workforce training program to prepare America’s transitioning military personnel for careers in the solar energy industry.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) led Reps. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) in introducing bipartisan legislation that directs the U.S.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This month, the Center for Effective Lawmaking released their 116th Congress Legislative Effectiveness Scores (LES).

May 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced more than $471 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Arizona would be distributed under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help institutions cope with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and navigate future challenges.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.


In The News

May 11, 2021 In The News

The Senate still refuses to take up the House-passed Violence Against Women Act.

But that hasn’t stopped a bipartisan group led by Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran from trying to do something about sky-high rates of domestic violence in reservation communities.

May 10, 2021 In The News

Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) are leading members of the Bipartisan Wildfire Caucus in a letter to Appropriators in Congress urging them to include robust funding to programs in the Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill that will support improved wildfire preparedness, mitigation, and response across the United States.

April 30, 2021 In The News

When Arizona Congressman Thomas O’Halleran visited the SaddleBrooke vaccination clinic on Saturday, February 20, he was so overwhelmed with what he saw that he returned to Washington extolling our community. “To say that I was impressed is an understatement,” he exclaimed.

April 21, 2021 In The News

A bill is being introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this week that would expand tribal jurisdiction over non-Native Americans on reservations. The effort is aimed at protecting children and responding police officers in domestic violence situations. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

April 14, 2021 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran heard feedback from businesses as he took a tour of Oro valley on the afternoon of Monday, April 5.

O’Halleran (D-AZ01) met with Oro Valley businesses, who received funds through the Paycheck Protection Plan and other funding through the CARES Act.

April 7, 2021 In The News

CASA GRANDE — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran stopped by to package and deliver a few meals at a new kitchen for the Meals on Wheels program in Pinal County.

April 6, 2021 In The News

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN9) — Representatives Tom O’Halleran and Ann Kirkpatrick toured TMC’s vaccination site Tuesday.

“We have the vaccines, they are safe, people of America are taking them every day in high numbers,” said O’Halleran.

O'Halleran and Kirkpatrick say the American Rescue Plan has helped speed up vaccination efforts across the country and in Pima County.

April 6, 2021 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Help may be in the works for the Hopi and Navajo tribes and other communities impacted by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS).

April 1, 2021 In The News

SAFFORD — Canyonlands Healthcare, which serves Graham and Greenlee counties, is the recipient of nearly $4 million courtesy of the American Rescue Plan.