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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

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January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Co-Chair of the House Blue Dog Coalition, announced his support for a plan to reopen the federal government, pay furloughed employees, and begin negotiations for border security funding.

January 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran denounced comments made by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that furloughed federal employees should take out loans to cover the cost of missing multiple paychecks during the government shutdown.

January 24, 2019 Contributed Columns

As we begin the new year and a new Congress, I look forward to working with my colleagues to pass bipartisan legislation that invests in rural communities and holds elected leaders accountable to the American people. For too long, partisanship and political games have been the norm in Congress, and I want to see that end.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass the bipartisan NATO Support Act. The legislation reiterates strong Congressional support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the longest-standing and most successful military alliance in the world.

January 22, 2019 Contributed Columns

As we begin the new year and a new Congress, I look forward to working with my colleagues to pass bipartisan legislation that invests in rural communities and holds elected leaders accountable to the American people. For too long, partisanship and political games have been the norm in Congress, and I want to see that end.

January 22, 2019 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released a statement following the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS) announcement to implement work requirements for Arizonans who rely on AHCCCS, the state’s Medicaid program.

January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) was selected to continue serving on the House Committee on Agriculture. The committee is devoted to establishing farm policy related to agriculture and rural America and developing pragmatic solutions to issues that farmers, ranchers, and producers are facing.

January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (CT-05) introduced H.Res. 58, a resolution supporting higher teacher pay and calling for greater investments in public education.

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January 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined the bipartisan Safe Climate Caucus, spearheaded by Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08).

January 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his support for H.R. 1 and a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizen’s United, two measures that will strengthen ethics and accountability in Washington, reform our elections, and get dark money out of politics.

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March 24, 2017 In The News

Tom O’Halleran traveled an unusual road from a rough Chicago neighborhood to his present role as the newest representative from Arizona’s sprawling 1st Congressional District, and says  his life and career choices have all contributed to his ability to work across the gaping chasm that is American politics.

February 14, 2017 In The News

COOLIDGE — Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-01, visited Coolidge on Sunday to pay his respects to the veteran wall erected at the Artisan Village of Coolidge, and to hear concerns over the treatment of veterans.

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February 12, 2017 In The News

TSE BONITO, NEW MEXICO – On Thursday, the Naabik’iyátí’ Committee

February 7, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced Friday new members of his staff who will work with tribal leaders and organizations across the 1st District to focus on the needs of our Native American communities.

February 1, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers says repealing the Affordable Care Act would have detrimental effects on Native American healthcare. They’re concerned it would nullify the separate Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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January 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Native Americans, Alaska Natives and a bipartisan group of their allies — including current and former Arizona lawmakers — are worried that repeal of the Affordable Care Act will also eliminate a non-controversial portion of that law that commits federal funding for tribal health care around the country, a move that the National Indian Health Board warns would be “catastrophic.”

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January 9, 2017 In The News
Arizona’s congressional delegation was sworn in to office today. Most are returning members with the exception of Democrat Tom O’Halleran and Republican Andy Biggs.
January 9, 2017 In The News

Arizona Rep. Martha McSally introduced a bill Friday to make the memorial Tucson is building to commemorate the shooting that injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords part of the national park system.

Six people were killed and 13 were injured when a gunman opened fire in a grocery store parking lot on Jan. 8, 2011.

January 9, 2017 In The News

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