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February 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined Congressman Grijalva, Reps. Gallego and Stanton, and others to introduce the Grand Canyon Protection Act, legislation to permanently protect the greater Grand Canyon region from new mining claims and the pollution they would produce. 

February 16, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) is demanding answers from Gov. Doug Ducey on Arizona’s vaccination rates and requesting additional resources be sent to rural and underserved areas.

February 14, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK — Today, following the United States Senate’s formal acquittal of former President Trump, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

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February 12, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, in a House Energy and Commerce Full Committee markup on legislative recommendations for the FY 2021 Budget Reconciliation process, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to advance billions in funding for COVID-19

February 12, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced new contracts worth up to $220 million to three companies for uranium mine cleanup at 50 high-priority hazardous uranium mine sites on the Navajo Nation.

February 11, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined a bipartisan group of over 80 Members of Congress on a letter to Scott de la Vega, the Acting Secretary of United States Department of the Interior, to request that the Department immediately reverse recent actions by former Secretary Bernhardt on the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) that make harmful changes to th

February 10, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined a group of over 40 colleagues on a letter to House leadership urging the inclusion of $350 billion for state and local gover

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February 8, 2021 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced that in the 117th Congress, he will serve alongside Reps.

January 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, during a Pro Forma session in the House of Representatives, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced his first legislative item of the 117th Congress—the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act, bipartisan legislation to bring the Blackwater Trading Post owned by the Gila River Indian Community into trust status.

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January 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This month, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) welcomed JoAnna Mendoza to return to his team as Deputy District Director. Mendoza, a veteran herself, previously served as O’Halleran’s Veteran Service Representative in the 115th and 116th Congresses.

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December 16, 2020 In The News

Democratic members of Arizona congressional delegation push for more help for renters

 

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December 9, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – TODAY, CONGRESSMAN O’HALLERAN (AZ-01) ANNOUNCED THAT NEARLY $200 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING HAD BEEN AWARDED BY THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION’S (FCC) RURAL DIGITAL OPPORTUNITY FUND TO BUILD HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND NETWORKS IN 

December 3, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $1 million grant to the White Mountain Apache Tribe’s Head Start Program. It comes as such programs have become increasingly critical during the COVID-19 pandemic. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

 

November 30, 2020 In The News

U.S. Reps. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) and Michael C. Burgess (R-TX) introduced last week a bill aimed at growing the electric vehicle jobs.

The bill, H.R. 8807, the Electric Vehicle Mobility Area Planning (EV MAP) Act, would create a $10 million grant programs to help local governments and electric utility companies to identify locations for electric vehicle charging stations.

November 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — As Lucid Motors gets closer to rolling out new vehicles at its electric auto manufacturing plant in Casa Grande, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is co-sponsoring legislation that would fund more vehicle charging stations.

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November 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — As Lucid Motors gets closer to rolling out new vehicles at its electric auto manufacturing plant in Casa Grande, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran is co-sponsoring legislation that would fund more vehicle charging stations.

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October 5, 2020 In The News

As wildfires flare across the West, Arizona’s congressional leaders are calling once again on the federal government to press forward on an ambitious plan to reduce forest fires in the state.

October 5, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — A House bill introduced Thursday would ensure that any veteran who dies from coronavirus in the care of the Department of Veterans Affairs would have service-connected disabilities noted in the cause of death to protect survivor benefits.

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October 2, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D- Ariz., criticized the U.S. Department of Agriculture during a recent House hearing on the western wildfires, saying “forest management has long been on the backburner at the federal level.”

Halleran made his observation during a hearing of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

September 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – If lawmakers weren’t aware of the importance of broadband high-speed internet service to rural areas before COVID-19, they are well aware today. Speaking at the recent All Ag DC Capitol Ag Tour, almost every member interviewed during the event lamented the “digital divide”. Rep.

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