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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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as a government shutdown looms over Washington, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Charlie Crist (FL-13) led a letter signed by five other members of Congress to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. In the letter, the lawmakers, who previously supported continuing resolutions this fiscal year, expressed their concern over the absence of a critical budget agreement and bipartisan solutions to the challenges our nation faces.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran led a bipartisan letter, signed by members of the Arizona delegation, to Reps. Ken Calvert and Betty McCollum urging them to provide funding for three Indian Health Service clinics in Arizona, California, and Oklahoma. Calvert and McCollum oversee the Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a bipartisan letter signed by 18 other lawmakers to Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Richard Neal urging them to not cut reimbursement rates for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement after reports indicated Speaker Paul Ryan was eyeing cuts to Medicare, a program that more than 1.1 million Arizonans rely on every day:
WASHINGTON – On Friday, October 27, 2017, a bipartisan group of more than 150 U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi expressing serious concerns over the expiration of the Community Health Centers Fund (CHCF). The CHCF, which accounts for 70% of community health centers’ federal grant funding, expired at the end of September 2017.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tom O’Halleran released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced the opioid crisis is a public health emergency:
SEDONA - Today, in response to the news that Senators Alexander and Murray have reached a bipartisan health care plan, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement: "Arizona families live in fear that their health care premiums could skyrocket or that they could lose their access to coverage any day. For too long, Washington has played political football with their health and wellbeing, and it must stop.
SEDONA, AZ – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran released a statement following President Donald Trump’s assertions that Congress was failing to act on health care reform:
“The President's ill-advised policies are hurting Americans by driving up the cost of health insurance and his divisive statements make it difficult to forge compromise in Congress. While he engages in political games, the Problem Solvers Caucus has worked tirelessly on a serious, bipartisan proposal to protect affordable health care coverage that millions rely on every single day.
SEDONA, AZ – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran responded to news that President Donald Trump will end cost-sharing reduction payments, subsidies to insurers that reduce the cost of health coverage for lower-income Americans.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus sent a letter urging Congressional leaders from both parties to work on a bipartisan solution that brings down health care costs for the American people.