WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congressman Don Young (AK-AL) introduced legislation to allocate $2.6 billion in funding to the Indian Health Service (IHS) Sanitation Facilities Construction Program to construct and improve multiple critical sanitation projects across Indian Country.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) re-introduced his Impact Aid Infrastructure Act—legislation to fund the construction of critical Impact Aid school projects and address the significant backlog rural, tribal, and underserved communities are facing.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) helped to introduce the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s new infrastructure package, the Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s (LIFT) America Act, comprehensive legislation that will help rebuild American infrastructure through significant investments in combating climate change, expanding broadband access, and protecting public health a
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the Senate-amended version of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a comprehensive legislative package to address the public health and economic crises caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The legislation now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature.
WASHINGTON — Early this morning, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, a $1.9 trillion package to address the public health and economic fallout caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 803, the Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act: a sweeping legislative package that protects millions of acres of public lands throughout the nation and in Arizona’s First Congressional District, including the Grand Canyon.
WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) was joined by Congressman Don Young (R-AK-At Large) to re-introduce a resolution designating the week February 28, 2021 as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week. The resolution highlights and recognizes the importance of these institutions to the economic, educational, and social wellbeing of Indian Country.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that $3,935,531 in funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) was awarded to the Indian Health Service (IHS) in Window Rock, AZ to fund diabetes treatment and prevention.
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The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) has been secured in Congress that will continue the Winslow Levee Project.
TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — An effort is underway to make the January 8th Memorial a National Memorial.
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick introduced a bill to give the designation to the memorial, which would affiliate it with the National Park System.
Rioters supportive of President Donald Trump violently stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday halting Congress as it debated whether to accept Arizona's disputed electors.
President Donald Trump this week finally signed a $900 billion pandemic bailout bill that split the two representatives for Rim Country and the White Mountains in Congress.
WASHINGTON — Members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday requesting that he “prioritize bipartisan legislation” dealing with novel coronavirus pandemic response and recovery.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’ Halleran voted to approve funding for the $900 billion coronavirus aid bill. The measure passed the House of Representatives and Senate, and President Donald Trump signed the bill Dec. 27.
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 into law Sunday night after Congressional approval of the bill on December 21. The Act includes the federal government’s annual budget in addition to a new coronavirus (Covid-19) relief package and the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act.
Health care workers in Gila County began receiving vaccinations against COVID this week as new cases peaked, hospitals filled up and numbers began the first, hopeful sign of decline.
Gila County health departments this week received the first doses of a high-tech vaccine produced by Moderna, which in clinical trials proved 95% effective with few side effects.
CASA GRANDE — Three Pinal County-based organizations will receive a share of recent Violence Against Women Act funding provided through the Arizona STOP Violence Against Women grant program.
Receiving a portion of the $2.5 million funding are:
PHOENIX — Arizona’s five Democratic representatives in the U.S. House are calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to extend housing relief in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.