Contributed Columns

April 1, 2020 Contributed Columns

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK — On Tuesday, after working in conjunction with tribal, state, and federal leadership, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced newly secured federal aid to fight the coronavirus on the Navajo Nation. O’Halleran praised the ongoing teamwork to address the needs of the Navajo Nation during the outbreak of COVID-19 in the following statement.

March 30, 2020 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, head of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, concerned with the lack of attention the Navajo Nation has received from federal agencies responsible for COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts.

March 26, 2020 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded over $400,000 in recent grants from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to community health centers across Arizona’s First Congressional District to address the spread of the coronavirus and assist in response efforts.

March 21, 2020 Contributed Columns

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK— Today, in response to reports that the Navajo Nation now has 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent letters to Vice President Pence and Governor Doug Ducey requesting information on their plans to prioritize funding and resources for Indian Country during this public health emergency.

March 19, 2020 Contributed Columns

When I was elected to Congress in 2016, I vowed to do my part to keep Arizona families healthy and informed. Today, I am joining Yavapai County Community Health Services Epidemiologist Stephen Everett to bring you updated information and resources regarding the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

March 15, 2020 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON—Tonight, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a supplemental appropriation to allocate billions in federal funding to continue to address the spread of the Coronavirus and the effects on American families. 

March 11, 2020 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence requesting additional information about his Coronavirus Task Force and specific plans to provide care and funding for rural and medically underserved areas, like many in Arizona’s First Congressional District.

February 28, 2020 Contributed Columns

Since coming to Congress in 2017, I have made improving and expanding access to health care one of my top priorities. Arizonans I talk to are struggling to afford the high costs of prescription drugs and worrying every day that their health coverage will be stripped by partisan lawsuits and proposals targeting those with pre-existing conditions and families that depend on Medicaid.

February 12, 2020 Contributed Columns

In December 2019, I voted to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a new North American trade deal that will improve international trade with our neighbors to the north and south, protect our workers and environment, and create enforcement provisions to ensure all that trading partners are held accountable.

January 22, 2020 Contributed Columns

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK— Today, on the ten-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v.