VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following reports that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had announced a plan to open an “Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains” in Colorado that will focus on tracking and cleaning up abandoned mines in Western states, Congressman
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) led the Blue Dog Coalition to launch its first-ever virtual Rural Opportunity Roundtable series starting with a discussion with local and tribal leaders about the effects of the COVID-19
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).
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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.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., is no stranger to fighting to create jobs and a stronger economy for all Americans. His latest effort in this area is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation to foster workforce training for transitioning military personnel in the growing field of solar energy.
WASHINGTON – The Blue Dog Coalition is calling on the House Budget Committee to live up to its name and produce a budget this year, in spite of the fact spending caps have been set through the end of the 2021 fiscal year.
Rep. Tom O'Halleran is part of a growing bipartisan coalition of lawmakers who are sounding the alarm over Chinese fifth generation, or 5G, technology equipment.
Those officials see the Chinese company Huawei as a national security threat. Huawei is the world's largest seller of telecommunications equipment.
WHITERIVER — The tributes began with the blue and black ribbons and American flags that lined State Route 260 and much of State Route 73. They flapped and fluttered in the breeze created not only by the wind, but by the long line of vehicles headed for Whiteriver to attend the funeral for Officer David Kellywood.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran is critical of the direction the Trump Administration is taking on health care funding.
MARICOPA — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona, made a pit stop in Maricopa on his road trip across Congressional District 1 on Wednesday to participate in a round-table talk about infrastructure.