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May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) detailed the benefits of the expanded and improved Child Tax Credit (CTC) he helped pass as part of the American Rescue Plan. Data compiled shows that the families of 167,000 First District children will receive the monthly CTC payment via their yearly tax filing.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in recognition of National Police Week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the bipartisan Law Enforcement Caucus and a former law enforcement officer, spoke on the House Floor in tribute to fallen friends, colleagues, and the many dedicated officers in Arizona lost in the line of duty.

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May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Tonight, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined colleagues in the House of Representatives in voting to pass his Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act: bipartisan legislation to bring the Blackwater Trading Post near Coolidge, and owned by the Gila River Indian Community, i

May 10, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded recent guidance released by the U.S. Treasury for states, counties, cities, and tribes to begin the process of obtaining their allocated Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, secured under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

May 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined 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.

May 5, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House Veterans Affairs Committee passed H.R. 2878, the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act. The bipartisan bill was reintroduced last week by Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD), and Rep.
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May 3, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, the Lugar Center and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy released their 116th Congress

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April 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01), Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN-08), Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02), and Congressman G. K.

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April 30, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Small Business Administration’s $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund—signed into law as part of the O’Halleran-backed American Rescue Plan—would begin accepting applications at 9:00 a.m. Arizona time on Monday, May 3.

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March 31, 2021 In The News

A reintroduced bill by Rep. Tom O’Halleran hopes to provide assistance to northern Arizona communities and local tribes impacted by the closure of Navajo Generating Station.

O’Halleran, a Democrat representing Congressional District 1, spoke Monday about the legislation during a visit to Page.

March 31, 2021 In The News

O’Halleran Reintroduces Legislation to Aid Coal Transition Communities Cong Tom O’Halleran PAGE – On Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the National Energy Workforce and Providing Recovery Opportunities to Manage the Industry’s Shifting Economics (NEW PROMISE) Act, legislation that would provide economic development resources to communities affected by the closure of the Nava

March 31, 2021 In The News

The Blue Dog Coalition, a group of centrist House Democrats, is pushing their party's leadership to return to regular legislative order following a burst of fast-tracked activity at the start of the year.

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March 30, 2021 In The News

PAGE – On Friday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the National Energy Workforce and Providing Recovery Opportunities to Manage the Industry’s Shifting Economics (NEW PROMISE) Act, legislation that would provide economic development resources to communities affected by the closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS)—and those like it across the United States—establish job and sk

March 15, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., is urging his colleagues to fund a backlog of school construction projects in rural, tribal and other underserved communities.

“In far too many communities in rural Arizona, students attend class in condemned school buildings in desperate need of repair,” O’Halleran said.

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March 12, 2021 In The News

The quest for improved infrastructure in rural Apache and Navajo counties — especially broadband — remains at the top of newly re-elected Rep. Tom O’Halleran’s agenda.

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March 5, 2021 In The News

Show Low can expect a $3.7-million windfall if the US Senate adopts the House-passed version of a $1.9-trillion COVID stimulus bill. Navajo County could get $22 million and Apache County some $14 million, according to figures released by the office of Rep. Tom O’Halleran.

March 5, 2021 In The News

The federal government must immediately knock loose the $13 million needed to design the White Mountain Apache dam and water system and get the long-promised project back on track, top Arizona representatives say.

March 3, 2021 In The News

Washington, D.C. – Today the American Library Association (ALA) welcomed the introduction of the Build America’s Libraries Act in the House of Representatives by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI-9), Don Young (R-AK-at large) and 52 cosponsors. The legislation would provide $5 billion to support long-term improvements to library facilities, including addressing needs that have arisen due to COVID–19.

March 2, 2021 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Feb. 11 three contract awards for cleanup efforts at more than 50 abandoned uranium mine sites on and around the Navajo Nation, including at least 10 sites in Arizona and others in New Mexico.

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