WASHINGTON – Tonight, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) attended President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress at the U.S. Capitol. After the president’s speech concluded, O’Halleran released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01), a member of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, introduced two bipartisan bills to address domestic violence and provide support for survivors in tribal communities.
WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) introduced H.R. 2481, the High Risk Rural Roads Safety Grant Program Act: bipartisan legislation that would direct federal roadway safety infrastructure funds to locally owned rural roads. He was joined by Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR-04).
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) returned to Washington, D.C. following a marathon two-week tour of Arizona’s First Congressional District.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK — Today, following President Biden’s announcement of the American Jobs Plan—a legislative proposal to invest in our nation’s roads, bridges, broadband deployment, community health centers, schools, and more, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:
TUBA CITY – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that over $30 million in Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants secured under the American Rescue Plan had been awarded to community health centers across Arizona’s First Congressional District.
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—est
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) joined Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-MO-04) to re-introduce the House component of the Flexible Funding for Rural America Act: bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would allow electric cooperatives to refinance USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) loans at lower interest rates, saving co-ops and their consumers as much as $10 bill
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 1620 and H.J.Res. 17, two historic pieces of legislation paramount to gender equality and safety in the United States: a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and a joint resolution to remove an arbitrary time limit previously set by Congress for states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
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WASHINGTON – The House voted Friday to permanently ban new mining claims on more than 1 million acres around Grand Canyon National Park, with supporters calling protection of the landmark canyon a “moral issue.”
PAGE – Wednesday’s Page City Council meeting began with a discussion about infrastructure.
Counselor Brian Carey said, “We haven’t seen it yet on the federal level, but during the campaign, there was (a) promise of an infrastructure bill.”
Three congressional Democrats from Arizona are calling on federal officials to fully fund a major water system for the White Mountain Apache Tribe. The long-delayed project has kept many residents without safe and reliable drinking water. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
In a letter, members of the Congressional Rural Broadband Caucus urged President Joe Biden to prioritize investments in broadband infrastructure as the administration develops its infrastructure proposal.
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will award contracts worth up to $220 million to three companies for the cleanup of some of the hundreds of abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation.
Following the support of Arizona Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly and Arizona Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Andy Biggs (
While Pima County widens vaccine eligibility, it’s receiving a reduced vaccine supply that makes it difficult to keep up with demand.
Last week, the Pima County Health Department announced those over 70 are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines by signing up for appointments beginning Monday.
PHOENIX -- All five of Arizona’s House congressional Democrats have signed a letter urging Gov. Doug Ducey to spend more of the state’s allocation of federal relief funds related to the coronavirus pandemic — and explain why it used $400 million of the money to offset existing government spending instead of fighting COVID-19.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is under pressure from moderate Democrats, whose votes will be needed to pass any stimulus bill along party lines, to split a vaccination-funding package from President Joe Biden’s broader Covid-19 relief bill.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 -- Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-California, issued the following news release on Jan. 21: