VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services had awarded over $3.5 million in grant funding to support Gila River Indian Community Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined the voices of Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer in calling on the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) to honor tribal sovereignty and adhere to the Navajo Nation’s position that all federally operated schools under the control of BIE remain closed for face-to-f
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) had awarded a total of over $1 million in grant funding to community health centers across Arizona’s First Congressional District.
WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Delivering for America Act: legislation cosponsored by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) that prohibits the Postal Service from implementing or approving any changes to the operations or service levels in effect on January 1, 2020, that would impede prompt, reliable, and efficient service.
WASHINGTON—At a roundtable earlier this week, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Greg Stanton (AZ-09) heard from local leaders about how changes to the United States Postal Service will impact their communities. The congressmen were joined by a diverse group representing postal workers, tribes, seniors, veterans, and small business owners.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following the Senate’s move to adjourn for August recess without passing a new COVID-19 aid package to provide critical relief for American families, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – In light of mail delays and political threats by the President to both existing and newly-proposed mail-in voting infrastructure, this week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) called for immediate relief for the United States Postal Service (USPS).
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, in honor of National Navajo Code Talkers Day, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON—Today, following continued lack of action from Senate leadership to come to a viable compromise on a new coronavirus aid package that does not sacrifice the well-being of American families in the process, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Last week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined a group of over 80 colleagues on a letter to Congressional leadership calling for the extension of reporting and transmission deadlines for the 2020 Census and the allocation of $400 million to address continued challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Arizona's congressional delegation sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt asking them to quickly and equitably distribute economic relief funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the state's tribal governments.
Arizona's entire congressional delegation has urged the Trump administration to work directly with the state's Native Americans, citing an urgent and worsening health and economic crisis for the tribes.
A bipartisan group of 19 U.S. senators and 12 representatives has asked President Donald Trump to ensure that agencies will uphold federal trust and treaty responsibilities to Native American tribes when implementing provisions of the newly enacted COVID-19 spending package.
Northern Arizona Rep. Tom O’Halleran called on Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt to temporarily close Grand Canyon National Park on Saturday in order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, as a Grand Canyon Village resident became the first to test positive in the area.
With the deadly coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the U.S., and with restrictions on travel and commerce, the phone lines of Arizona’s 11 members of Congress are ringing off the hook.
Call by call, thousands of anxious Arizonans, desperate for information and help, are relying more than ever on a few dozen people who try to solve problems, calm nerves and reconnect loved ones.
Rep. Tom O'Halleran speaks with FOX 10's Anita Roman about his calls for Congress to close the Grand Canyon in light of coronavirus concerns. [View video interview here.]
President Trump on Monday signed into law a bill designed to improve internet and other telecommunication access for rural Americans.
Two Arizona Democrats in Congress said Tuesday they were cautiously optimistic that Native Americans would see more timely and consistent aid in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.