The promise of economic development at Camp Navajo saw its most significant step forward after it was included in both the U.S. Senate’s and House’s versions of the annual defense authorization bill.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.3 million to the Hopi Tribe to fund the Hopi Arsenic Mitigation Project (HAMP), a regional water system that will address the Hopi Tribe’s arsenic concerns and deliver safe water to Hopi families.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had awarded $120,000 to the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency (NNEPA) to assist community health efforts near the former Navajo Forest Products Industry (NFPI) sawmill.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that a total of $1,121,946 had been awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Arizona medical centers to assist in the development and expansion of telemedicine to better serve rural communities in Arizona’s First Congressional District.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined his colleagues in the House Blue Dog Coalition on a letter to Speaker Pelosi urging her to continue negotiations with the Senate and White House over the weekend on a new COVID-19 relief package until an agreement is reached.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass a new coronavirus aid package to provide much-needed relief for Arizona families, businesses, and health care facilities that are still coping with COVID-19.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced $23,384,684 in new Department of Transportation grants to repair and rebuild State Routes and federal highways throughout Arizona’s First Congressional District damaged by fire and flooding events.
WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.R.
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PAYSON - Congressman Tom O’Halleran issued a statement saying he’s “outraged” by the Republican Senate’s refusal to respond to House Democrat’s passage of a second, $3.4 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill that would extend unemployment benefits, provide help for schools and local government, provide a second $1,200 check for every taxpayer and support other programs to cope with the pandemic.
Arizona Senators Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema joined Representatives Tom O’Halleran, Greg Stanton, Debbie Lesko, Andy Biggs, David Schweikert, Ruben Gallego, and Raul Grijalva in urging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to protect “free, fair, and reciprocal trade” with Mexico.
SEDONA — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., said the need to fund the U.S. Postal Service involves more than just mail-in ballots in November.
Congress last week approved a bill that will provide nearly $1 billion annually to maintain national parks and buy additional land to protect wildlife, scenery and natural resources.
CASA GRANDE — The high demand for technology created by students and parents working from home during the coronavirus put a crimp in Casa Grande Elementary School District’s plan to purchase more than 2,000 new Chromebooks for students for the new school year.
But the situation seems to have been fixed with the help of elected officials.
WASHINGTON — Major environmental legislation sailed through Congress Wednesday while the nation’s political leaders were stuck in intense negotiations over the contours of a fifth coronavirus relief package.
WASHINGTON — The delays in tribes receiving Coronavirus Relief Fund payments allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act have caused some tribes to seek extensions to spend the money. As it stands now, funds received from the CARES Act must be spent by tribes by December 30, 2020.
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Arizona’s five Democrats in the House of Representatives are calling on the federal government to help Arizona with a coronavirus testing blitz as coronavirus cases surge.
It is no easy task gaining admission into a United States Service Academy. Along with strict academic requirements, they require applicants also be of good character. That is reinforced by a recommendation from a state lawmaker serving their country in either the U.S. House or U.S. Senate.