Contributed Columns

July 19, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Thursday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass legislation that raises the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next six years through annual increases.

July 18, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Wednesday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously to advance a major, bipartisan bill sponsored by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) to the full House of Representatives for a final vote.

June 5, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) joined the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to testify on two bipartisan bills he introduced this year to reauthorize the Community Health Center Fund (CHCF) and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI).

May 23, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Tuesday, May 21, Congressman Tom O’Halleran voted to pass nine bipartisan bills to support Arizona veterans. The legislation includes investments in suicide prevention programs, workforce training for transitioning service members, and improved and expanded care for veterans.

May 19, 2019 Contributed Columns

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., voted to pass the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a legislative package that addresses rising prescription drug and health-care costs and protects Arizonans with pre-existing conditions.

May 7, 2019 Contributed Columns

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement Monday on the administration’s recent announcement of higher tariffs on goods.

April 3, 2019 Contributed Columns

Since Diné College opened its doors in 1969, Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) across the country have given young men and women educational opportunities steeped in the culture, traditions, and experiences of Native people.

March 11, 2019 Contributed Columns

There is nothing more important to the future of our state and the entire southwest region of our country than our access to water. I have spent most of my time in public service, as a state legislator, concerned citizen and community leader, and now in the United States House of Representatives, working extensively on Arizona water issues.

February 26, 2019 Contributed Columns

By J. Luis Correa, Stephanie Murphy, Tom O'Halleran and Anthony Brindisi

February 19, 2019 Contributed Columns

For 35 days, thousands of hardworking Arizonans – park rangers, border patrol and prison agents, and scientists – went without their paychecks. Across the country, private businesses suffered, national parks were irreparably damaged, and air travel was threatened. All for a dispute over the merits of a policy proposal.

This is not how governing works.