WASHINGTON – Today, the United States House of Representatives unanimously adopted three amendments to H.R. 1 introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01). H.R. 1 is a package of major election reforms that strengthen our democracy, get dark money out of politics, and close ethics loopholes. Final passage of H.R. 1, including the O’Halleran amendments, will occur tomorrow.
U.S. CONGRESS – In light of recent uncertainty over the import of fresh tomatoes from Mexico, members of the Arizona Congressional Delegation urged the Trump administration to protect $3 billion in contributions to the American economy.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced five ethics and transparency bills aimed at cleaning up corruption in Washington and restoring faith in Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Deb Haaland (NM-01), Tom Cole (OK-04), and Don Young (AK-At Large) introduced the bipartisan Securing Urgent Resources Vital to Indian Victim Empowerment (SURVIVE) Act, a bill that would provide legal, medical, and counseling resources to women and children in tribal communities who are survivors of domestic violence.
Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), cosponsored a resolution to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, in accordance with the process described in the National Emergencies Act.
WASHINGTON - Over the weekend, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) announced his support for a new bill to permanently ban uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. The legislation, introduced by Congressman Raúl Grijalva, will permanently extend the current moratorium on uranium mining in the region.
VILLIAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded this week’s announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Substance Abuse Treatment to award over $500,000 to Canyonlands Community Healthcare facilities to increase access to Medication- Assisted Treatment (MAT) in rural Arizona for patients struggling with opioid addiction.
Congressman Tom O'Halleran joined the entire U.S. House delegation from Arizona to co-sponsor Congressman Andy Biggs' Phoenix VA Congressional Oversight Act, which authorizes a pilot program to improve constituent services in Arizona.
For 35 days, thousands of hardworking Arizonans – park rangers, border patrol and prison agents, and scientists – went without their paychecks. Across the country, private businesses suffered, national parks were irreparably damaged, and air travel was threatened. All for a dispute over the merits of a policy proposal.
This is not how governing works.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called on the president to reverse his decision to divert resources from the Department of Defense and law enforcement programs to fund a border wall.
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A House panel on Wednesday narrowly voted down opening the books when it comes to senior Trump administration officials and their spouses’ use of military flights to get around.
Congressman Tom O’Halleran visited Central Arizona College to learn more about how the college is helping advance workforce development.
Flagstaff learned Friday that it will receive federal funding to construct an 80-bed nursing home for veterans on McMillan Mesa, Flagstaff leaders announced Friday.
The federal government has allocated funding to complete 52 projects on the 2018 list, and Flagstaff is number 52, Mayor Coral Evans said.
Tribal members suffering from cancer because of uranium contamination have few options for local care. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bill introduced in Congress would provide federal grants for treatment programs on often-remote reservations.
The 77,000 agricultural workers living in Arizona may soon have an outlet for the stress that comes with their occupation.
WHITE MOUNTAINS — A pair of Southwestern U.S. congressmen on opposite sides of the political spectrum have managed to join forces and introduce legislation to assist Indian tribes in maintaining, expanding and deploying broadband systems.
SNOWFLAKE — “I have two pages of programs for rural America that are going to be cut,” said Congressman Tom O’Halleran in an address to area officials attending the 2018 Northeastern Arizona Economic Development Summit in Snowflake last week.
WHITERIVER — In a process that has taken most of the past decade, The White Mountain Apache Tribe is one step closer toward implementation of its rural water system.
The Interior Department has proposed more than doubling entrance fees at the Grand Canyon and several other national parks throughout the country. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, 90 members of Congress sent a letter this week to Secretary Ryan Zinke condemning the proposal.
The federal Children’s Health Insurance Program is set to expire at the end of the month. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bipartisan group of Arizona’s congressional representatives are pushing for its immediate reauthorization.