Congress must work to pass bipartisan legislation that improves the health and wellbeing of Americans by expanding access to insurance coverage, bringing down the cost of prescription drugs, and investing in rural hospitals.
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For 83 years, Social Security and Medicare have given retirees, disabled workers, and families across the country health and economic security. These programs are not only a lifeline for more than 155,000 Arizonans in the First Congressional District, they also play an important role in local economies across the state. Protecting and preserving your benefits, and those of future generations of Arizona workers, will always be a top priority of mine.
Few things have shaped my life more than the 13 years I served as a police officer.
My very first call as a cop involved domestic violence. I still remember it and other domestic violence and sexual assault cases. While I saw a great deal of violence and worked hard to get justice for all victims, the especially heartbreaking cases were those that involved children.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass legislation that includes two bills introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) earlier this year to address the opioid epidemic that has devastated communities.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Capped Allowable Payments from Seniors (CAPS) for Prescriptions Act, to limit the out-of-pocket costs seniors on Medicare pay for their prescription drugs. Under the CAPS for Prescriptions Act, annual out-of-pocket costs for drug payments, including deductibles, coinsurance, co-pays, and other uncovered costs for Medicare beneficiaries are capped at $2,600.
Washington D.C. – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), member of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, and Co-Chairman of the Victims’ Rights Caucus, and Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) introduced the Helping End Abusive Living Situations (HEALS) Act. This bipartisan piece of legislation will aid victims in their search for a home, as well as provide the required recovery resources.
WASHINGTON – Today, during the first Farm Bill Conference Committee’s public hearing, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) urged House and Senate members to draft a bipartisan Farm Bill that supports Arizona farmers and ranchers, working families, and rural communities.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) demanded answers following the recent announcement that the Administration would cancel a pay raise for federal employees, including civilian employees who support Arizona’s public lands, protect our communities, and serve our veterans.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released a statement regarding the Administration’s decision to halt billions of dollars in risk adjustment payments, potentially driving up insurance premiums for hundreds of thousands of Arizonans:
Over the course of our nation’s history, millions of brave men and women stepped up and vowed to protect our communities from those who wish to do us harm. We have made a solemn commitment to support those returning brave soldiers and their families, but sadly, Congress has failed to address the most pressing issues impacting these Americans for too long.
WASHINGTON – This week, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation to combat the opioid epidemic.