O’Halleran Releases 2020 Telework Report to Constituents

July 16, 2020
Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released his “2020 Telework Report”, highlighting his work for constituents and communities in Arizona’s First Congressional District since transitioning to telework to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, O’Halleran and his team returned more than $134,000 to First District residents, resolved over 100 disputes with federal agencies and programs for Arizona families, and responded to 27,000 letters, calls, and emails from constituents.

“This year, Arizona families have faced many unique and undue challenges as a result of this global pandemic,” said O’Halleran. “As we all adapt to new circumstances, my office is working around the clock to ensure Arizonans can access the resources, information, and assistance they need.

“Together, Congress has taken important steps to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and provide much-needed relief to struggling families, veterans, small business owners, frontline workers, students, and tribes, but there is still much work left to be done. I am committed to continuing to hear from hardworking Arizona families and bringing their voices to the table in Washington as we work to find real solutions to address the issues they are facing.”

Since O’Halleran began telework he has

  • held 85 virtual meetings with Arizona stakeholders
    •  including 25 video meetings;
  • held 3 virtual town halls;
  • sponsored 3 bills;
  • cosponsored 40 bills and resolutions;
  • closed 106 casework cases on behalf of constituents;
  • saved Arizonans $134,155 in owed benefits and pay from federal agencies;
  • sent 27,000 response letters and emails to constituents;
  • attended 9 virtual hearings;
  • and sent 145 letters to hold government agencies and officials accountable;

View O’Halleran’s full report, here, or by clicking the image below.