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April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass the Save the Internet Act, legislation that restores net neutrality rules that were repealed by the FCC in 2017. The bill passed the House of Representatives in a bipartisan 232-190 vote.

April 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act. Speaking on the House floor earlier today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01), a cosponsor of the bill, urged members of the House to support the important legislation that benefits communities throughout Arizona and the Southwest region.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act. The legislation includes the Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act (NYTOPA), a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04).

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last night, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously to pass H.R. 1781, the Payment Commission Data Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (GA-01), Tom Rice (SC-07) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) last month.

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April 3, 2019 Contributed Columns

Since Diné College opened its doors in 1969, Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) across the country have given young men and women educational opportunities steeped in the culture, traditions, and experiences of Native people.

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April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01), Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) introduced legislation to make permanent the Indian Employment Tax Credit (IETC).

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March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) introduced the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence (CHIME) Act – bipartisan legislation that extends the Community Health Centers Fund (CHCF) for five years and includes modest increases to ensure responsiveness to demands for care and national priority areas.

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March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) to introduce legislation that would improve affordability by reducing premium costs for consumers who purchase plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The Health Care Affordability Act (H.R.

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March 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement after a vote last week by the Navajo Nation Council to oppose the acquisition of the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta Mine by Navajo Transitional Energy Company:

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March 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON- The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) today announced that Representative Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) is a finalist for the Democracy Awards, CMF’s honors program recognizing non-legislative achievement in operations and constituent service by congressional office

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In The News

October 1, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass legislation that includes two bills introduced by U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., earlier this year to address the opioid epidemic that has devastated communities.

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September 27, 2018 In The News

Nineteen House members say that, come January, they will not vote for any speaker candidate who does not agree to support a package of rules changes that could dramatically change how the chamber operates.

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September 15, 2018 In The News

HOLBROOK – A Canadian energy company will add to its helium operation with more than 3,000 acres of newly leased federal land near Petrified Forest National Park in northeastern Arizona.

September 14, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, is calling out a federal agency for collecting misleading and inaccurate data on broadband access for Native Americans.

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August 7, 2018 In The News

TACHEE/BLUE GAP, Ariz. — Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. invited US Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) to tour the Claim 28 abandoned uranium site July 31, which is located approximately five miles northeast of Tachee/Blue Gap Chapter.

Kee represents Low Mountain, Many Farms, Nazlini, Tachee/Blue Gap, and Tselani/Cottonwood chapters.

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July 24, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON – The House gave final approval Monday to a bill that would let the White Mountain Apache proceed on desperately needed improvements to their water system, ending two years of back-and-forth debate in Congress on the issue.

July 24, 2018 In The News

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye commended U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., for securing an amendment to the fiscal 2019 appropriations to aid the Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation (ONHIR).

June 27, 2018 In The News

After 45 years of offering services to veterans in Maricopa County, the Veterans Upward Bound Program is making its way to Pinal County.

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June 8, 2018 In The News

There are more than 4,200 abandoned uranium mines in the U.S., 500 of which are located on or near the Navajo Nation. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the U.S. House this week unanimously passed an amendment to help fund the cleanup of the sites.

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June 5, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, has again called for the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to step down after news reports of questionable practices.

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