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July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, urging the inclusion of targeted funding to ensure that we can continue to build and implement a national testing and contact tracing strategy and expand laboratory capacity to decrease testing-turnaround time in the next coronavirus aid package.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 7092, the Great American Outdoors Act, legislation cosponsored by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at $900 million annually and create the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund, which will provide funding to the National Park Service, U.S.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): bipartisan legislation that fully funds our military operations at home and abroad, continues to address the coronavirus pandemic, and addresses harmful uranium mining operations near the Grand Canyon.

July 20, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Tomorrow, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Agriculture Committee will participate as in a Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations Hearing on the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

July 18, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—This morning, following news that civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis had passed away at the age of 80, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

July 17, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—This week, during a full House Energy and Commerce Committee markup, members voted to pass H.R. 5541, the Tribal Power Act, out of Committee to the full House of Representatives for a vote.

July 16, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released his “2020 Telework Report”, highlighting his work for constituents and communities in Arizona’s First Congressional District since transitioning to telework to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined Congressman Earl L.

July 15, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Last night, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) hosted a telephone town hall to hear directly from families across Arizona’s First Congressional District about the ways in which the coronavirus pandemic has affected K-12 education in Arizona. He was joined by Joe Thomas, President of the Arizona Education Association, and over 2,100 Arizonans concerned about education.


In The News

March 20, 2020 In The News

Four Arizona House Democrats pressed the Trump administration Friday to urgently provide $120 million in emergency aid to the Indian Health Service after delays in sending money to combat the new coronavirus that is sweeping across tribal communities.

March 19, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., is no stranger to fighting to create jobs and a stronger economy for all Americans. His latest effort in this area is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation to foster workforce training for transitioning military personnel in the growing field of solar energy.

March 6, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – The Blue Dog Coalition is calling on the House Budget Committee to live up to its name and produce a budget this year, in spite of the fact spending caps have been set through the end of the 2021 fiscal year.

March 6, 2020 In The News

Rep. Tom O'Halleran is part of a growing bipartisan coalition of lawmakers who are sounding the alarm over Chinese fifth generation, or 5G, technology equipment.

Those officials see the Chinese company Huawei as a national security threat. Huawei is the world's largest seller of telecommunications equipment.

March 3, 2020 In The News

WHITERIVER — The tributes began with the blue and black ribbons and American flags that lined State Route 260 and much of State Route 73. They flapped and fluttered in the breeze created not only by the wind, but by the long line of vehicles headed for Whiteriver to attend the funeral for Officer David Kellywood.

March 2, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Arizona Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran is critical of the direction the Trump Administration is taking on health care funding.

February 20, 2020 In The News

MARICOPA — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, made a pit stop in Maricopa on his road trip across Congressional District 1 on Wednesday to participate in a round-table talk about infrastructure.

February 18, 2020 In The News

CASA GRANDE – U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is holding five roundtables around the state over the next three days to discuss his efforts to create a bipartisan plan to fix the nation’s infrastructure.

February 13, 2020 In The News

The rape of a patient at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix was the catalyst for a proposed federal law that is set to be introduced Thursday in Congress.

The bill aims to improve transparency by giving the public easily accessible information about quality problems and substantiated complaints at facilities such as Hacienda.

February 12, 2020 In The News

After years of fighting for federal table scraps, the city’s Rio De Flag flood control project was fully funded by the United States Army Corps of Engineers this week.

The Corps included $52 million to fund the project in its fiscal year 2020 civil works plan.