Tom O'Halleran

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Tom O Halleran said : “I had a great time stopping by Mother Road last week to talk about cutting costs and red tape for craft breweries, and to hear about all the good work the company does to give back to the Flagstaff community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “While I have supported key provisions of this legislation as the package evolved — like measures to address climate change and to lower the cost of prescription drugs — the partisan bickering and political games that have complicated and delayed a vote on this bill have deeply frustrated both commonsense Arizonans and practical lawmakers on both sides of the aisle,” “However, I know that this legislation truly invests in the health and well-being of our children and in rural Arizona families and tribal communities. This package brings long-overdue change to the systems we’ve undervalued for years, creating new jobs and opportunities for working Arizonans that will finally work to bring concrete solutions that deescalate the climate crisis” External link

wmicentral Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Post-wildfire flooding is a reoccurring issue throughout Arizona’s First Congressional District, and my staff and I have visited flood-impacted communities again and again,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “While I have supported key provisions of this legislation as the package evolved—like measures to address climate change and to lower the cost of prescription drugs—the partisan bickering and political games that have complicated and delayed a vote on this bill have deeply frustrated both commonsense Arizonans and practical lawmakers on both sides of the aisle,” “However, I know that this legislation truly invests in the health and well-being of our children and in rural Arizona families and tribal communities. This package brings long-overdue change to the systems we’ve undervalued for years, creating new jobs and opportunities for working Arizonans that will finally work to bring concrete solutions that deescalate the climate crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am elated to see that my efforts to cap prescription drug costs for seniors and families have finally been realized. Arizona is home to over 1.35 million Medicare beneficiaries, many of whom often live on a fixed income, the median of which is only slightly over $29,000,” “The ever-rising costs of prescriptions drugs too often force these seniors to make the decision between life-saving health care or putting food on the table. I am extremely pleased to see a deal reached on a legislative solution to the skyrocketing costs for seniors within the evolving Build Back Better plan and was proud to see my legislation used as a framework for this final measure” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Arizona’s First Congressional District feels the effects of climate change more acutely than almost any other region across our nation,” “Extreme weather events like wildfires, flooding due to monsoons and fire-borne burn scars, and record-breaking drought have cost lives and livelihoods across our beautiful state” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Raising the SALT cap will provide a tax cut exclusively to a group of overwhelmingly wealthy families living in coastal states. This is not right nor fair to hardworking Arizonans and should not have been included in this final bill,” “I am committed to working with my colleagues in the Senate to ensure that tax provisions within the Senate’s finalized Build Back Better legislation will reflect the needs of everyday Americans—like the honest people of Arizona’s First District—not coastal elites” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I was proud to join my colleagues on both sides of the aisle, tribal leaders, governors and mayors, skilled laborers, and stakeholders that have worked for change across our country to celebrate the signing of this important bill. Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure has hamstrung the health and growth of our communities for decades, but perhaps nowhere has the effect been felt so acutely as in rural Arizona,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure has created vast and complicated problems, but perhaps nowhere has the effect been felt so acutely as in rural Arizona,” “In the shadow of wildfire burn scars, towns across our state plead for flood control project funding, families lose children trying to cross washes that need safe bridges, and hardworking Arizonans traverse some of the most dangerous roads in need of repair in our country. And, tribal families across Indian country far too often lack the infrastructure most of us have come to consider as a given—clean, running water, basic electricity, sanitation systems and an internet connection” External link

wmicentral Friday, November 12, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “These programs will rebuild our crumbling infrastructure; keep America competitive with growing powers like China, create new, good-paying jobs that support a family; and combat climate change in the process,” “I was pleased to vote in favor of this bill that I’ve worked hard to ensure is tailored to benefit rural Arizona families. However, I remain disappointed in the politics and petty bickering that led to its delay in the first place” External link

wmicentral Friday, November 12, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “With more than 500,000 veterans across Arizona, the need for long-term care facilities is increasing, but, for many living in rural communities, existing veteran-specific facilities are out of reach,” “While I’m pleased that we have been successful in funding new veterans homes in our state, including the McMillian Mesa facility in Flagstaff, more must be done to reach veterans who live in rural areas where projects often face disproportionate hurdles to receiving matching VA funds. I’m proud to re-introduce this commonsense solution that helps close that disparity and expand access to care where it’s needed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 10, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, rural hospitals, clinics, and community health centers were struggling to provide services because of staffing shortages and lack of funding. Our commonsense, bipartisan bill will enable these vital rural health entities to recruit, hire, and train residents directly from the towns they serve to fill non-physician health care and administrative roles, ensuring better quality and accessibility of care for whole communities. I’ll keep working to invest in the health care needs of Arizonans, no matter their zip code,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 7, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure has created vast and complicated problems, but perhaps nowhere has the effect been felt so acutely as in rural Arizona,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The programs in this bill will rebuild our crumbling infrastructure; keep America competitive with growing powers like China; create new, good-paying jobs that support a family; and combat climate change in the process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “At the beginning of this year, safe, effective, free vaccines helped us finally turn the corner on this deadly pandemic and begin a return to more normal life. However, many families struggled initially to get vaccinated in their communities, citing low availability of appointments, long wait times, and far drives to mass vaccination sites,” “Today, I’m proud to lead this bipartisan group in introducing legislation that expands vaccine distribution privileges to those qualified to administer them—our hardworking medical students, registered nurses, pharmacists, and more—to ensure that vaccine availability remains widespread and accessible” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 22, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Open Radio ) : “Safeguarding both our technology supply chains and our wireless networks has never been more important,” “The Open RAN Outreach Act provides much-needed technical assistance to ensure rural communications providers have the support they need to deploy secure wireless networks, protected from the influence of untrusted technology. I’m pleased to see our bill move forward today” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I don’t think common-sense Arizonans want extremists representing them in Congress,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I don’t think common-sense Arizonans want extremists representing them in Congress,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "I don't think common-sense Arizonans want extremists representing them in Congress," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I commend my staff for their swift and thorough work to address this issue and get Mr. Stalcup the medical supplies he needs for everyday life,” “But, too often, his story is one we hear from our veterans—miscommunications and mismanagement that result in severe disruptions in health and quality of life for those who have served. I encourage any First District veterans to contact my office if they are having an issue with the VA; my staff is trained and ready to assist you. I will continue working to hold the VA accountable at the federal level and ensure red tape and mismanagement do not harm our brave veterans” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 13, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about US Air Force ) : “Each year, it is my honor to nominate young Arizonans for appointment to U.S. service academies,” “I commend the hardworking students considering the admirable path of serving their country, and I am proud to co-host this event that will help set them up for success” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 4, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, 2,620 wildfires burned over 978,000 acres in Arizona alone. These fires damaged homes, businesses, and claimed so many of our precious public lands and natural resources,” “This year, another active wildfire season has already begun. My bipartisan bill will instruct and enable federal agencies to get a holistic picture of the direct and indirect costs these fires have on our state, nation, and the families caught in the crossfire, so that we can better invest in the mitigation needed to address this problem head-on” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As the representative for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, a vast and diverse area that includes 12 Indian nations and tribes, I am committed to doing everything in my power to ensure that Native American veterans have access to the highest quality education available,” “Today, I’m proud to see our bipartisan bill that will aid veterans and service members finishing their degrees, give them the tools they need to succeed afterward, and ensure they are able to access safe, quality living accommodations throughout, pass the House. I look forward to seeing it signed into law” External link

wmicentral Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In Arizona, the 2020 wildfire season saw 2,520 wildfires burn nearly 980,000 acres of state, federal, and tribal lands in almost every corner of our state—nearly doubling the 520,000 acres that burned in 3,627 fires over the previous two years combined,” “As a member of the Bipartisan Wildfire Caucus, I’m working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to ensure that our appropriations will fully fund desperately-needed wildfire preparedness, mitigation, and response operations” External link

wmicentral Friday, May 14, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Larger than many states, Arizona’s First Congressional District is one of the most rural in the nation, and families in our district face higher rates of poverty, food insecurity, health care disparities, lack of quality education, and more, compounded by the very geography of their hometowns. And while rural America continues to provide for urban America, the hardworking folks growing our nation’s crops, tending to our livestock, and more, have been put on the backburner again and again,” “This Congress, I’m humbled to serve as the Vice-Chair for Rural Poverty and to have the opportunity to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisles to identify commonsense solutions that uplift the rural families that need them most” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 7, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In recent years, we’ve seen the damage partisan stalemate and political game-playing can do to our democracy, and, more importantly, to the families we were elected to represent. I came to Congress to work with folks from all backgrounds, creeds, and ideologies to find commonsense solutions to the problems Arizonans face, and that involves reaching across the aisle on a consistent basis,” “Today, I’m proud to again be ranked the most bipartisan Arizona representative, and to rank in the top 20 most bipartisan members of the House of Representatives” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 3, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I’ve worked hard, as a private citizen and a congressman, for mental health issues. We need places like this throughout Arizona and throughout America,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The A-10 has saved countless lives on the battlefield by providing unmatched close-air support, and the hundreds of good-paying jobs the crafts create are critical for southern Arizonans,” “Today, I was proud to join my colleagues in introducing legislation that protects the A-10 and safeguards our military readiness” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Community health centers in Arizona have been pushed to a breaking point again and again as they work to provide essential, life-saving care to thousands of Arizonans during this public health crisis,” “I am pleased to see funding I worked to secure under our American Rescue Plan headed to the First District to assist the community health center doctors, nurses, and staff working tirelessly on the frontlines of this pandemic to keep families in rural and underserved communities safe and healthy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “NGS was a powerhouse for northern Arizona and the many rural and tribal families who relied on the good-paying jobs it provided,” “With the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism has plummeted, especially from the international visitors the Page community was so used to welcoming. In introducing my updated NEW PROMISE Act, I am taking into account the concerns of tribal leadership, county, local, and statewide stakeholders to provide an all-of-the-above recovery approach for the community of Page, and so many communities like it across rural America, where hardworking folks are out of a job due to no fault of their own” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The fallout of this pandemic has impacted every facet of American life, putting mothers and fathers out of work, keeping kids hungry, crushing our health care and frontline heroes, and closing the doors of many of our beloved small businesses,” “Today, we took action to get a new, strong legislative package to the finish line and deliver meaningful relief to American families, businesses, schools, and health care systems. With over 500,000 American lives lost to this deadly and isolating virus, now is not the time to pump the brakes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 11, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last fall, I was proud to vote in favor of this important legislation that protects our most precious public lands and parks,” “Today, I am pleased to see our bill provide funding for 19 projects in the First District, preserving natural treasures, wildlife habitats, waterways, and the rich cultural heritage of many Native American tribes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This week, our country reached a devastating milestone—500,000 American lives lost to this deadly virus,” “With over 18 million Americans on unemployment, nearly 24 million struggling with hunger, and 40 million who cannot afford to pay rent, now is the time for action. I was eager to vote in favor of this important package that will provide a lifeline to families coping with the most acute public health crisis of our lifetimes and help to more rapidly get shots into arms” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “American families spent much of 2020 struggling with no aid from Congress following the CARES Act, watching partisan politics take precedence over the real-life assistance they needed to keep food on the table or pay another month’s rent,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I spent a lot of time out there, and it’s a dangerous environment. And I don’t want an officer's family overly worried. But I also want a mother and father to know that their children are safe on the streets,” External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Across Indian Country, tribal communities are more than twice as likely to see diabetes diagnoses among adults,” “Since the passage of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, the rate of diabetes has measurably declined. Now, as we battle a global pandemic that has hit tribal communities disproportionately hard, we must prioritize investments in these programs like SDPI that have proven success and improve baseline community health” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As a result, high rates of cancer, birth defects, and contaminated water sources remain a reality for residents of the Navajo Nation even now,” External link

republicofmining Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran wrote : “I was extremely disappointed that you were unable to make time to meet with our Congressional Delegation when you were in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Inauguration, despite making time to meet with legislators from other states,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I hope my letter conveys to the Governor that we must consider the needs of rural Arizona families who must often travel hours to receive basic medical care, including COVID-19 vaccines,” “The need for constant communication on this matter cannot be overstated” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “We are almost a year into this pandemic; our health care systems have been stretched to a breaking point and COVID-19 vaccination and mitigation efforts lack adequate federal funding to effectively reach entire communities, especially in rural, tribal, and medically-underserved areas,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Families in rural and underserved communities, like many in Arizona’s First Congressional District, have been forced to bear the brunt of marketplace instability over the last decade, often paying higher costs for lower quality services. Today, I’m proud to join Congresswoman Underwood to introduce a market-oriented solution to this issue. Our bill brings down health insurance costs for all Americans, increases marketplace stability, and takes a crucial step in addressing the gaps in care too many rural families experience,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:11:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In 2020, our world fought an invisible enemy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, we saw firsthand how out of touch Washington is with the needs of American families in communities small and large across our nation—far too many struggling Arizonans were left out to dry while partisan bickering led to unacceptable stalemate,” “This Congress, I am proud to be a part of two committees vital to the interests of Arizona families and a coalition of commonsense members who are committed to bipartisanship, listening to those we are sworn to represent, and working together to deliver the kind of COVID-19 relief that suffering families, hospitals, small businesses, and localities need” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, we saw firsthand how out of touch Washington is with the needs of American families in communities small and large across our nation—far too many struggling Arizonans were left out to dry while partisan bickering led to unacceptable stalemate,” “This Congress, I am proud to be a part of two committees vital to the interests of Arizona families and a coalition of commonsense members who are committed to bipartisanship, listening to those we are sworn to represent, and working together to deliver the kind of COVID-19 relief that suffering families, hospitals, small businesses, and localities need” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I’m disappointed that any American president would vote against a pay raise for our troops and am relieved to be back in Washington today to override this veto,” “Politically-motivated attacks that undermine the well-being and financial security of our brave servicemembers and military families are unacceptable; this critical, bipartisan legislation needs to be signed into law as soon as possible” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “With the passage of today’s NDAA we are ensuring our military remains the strongest in the world and giving our servicemembers a much-deserved pay increase,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 9, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am beyond pleased to see funding I have pushed for used to address the BIE School Construction backlog and build schools that serve Navajo children, families, and entire communities,” “This is a proud accomplishment for all involved, and I look forward to seeing the good this will do for the future of the Navajo Nation and Arizona as a whole. I will continue to work on both sides of the aisle to increase funding for this program and fully address this backlog” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I always value the opportunity to hear directly from President Nez as we work to understand what federal assistance and resources are needed to support families on Navajo, especially as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hit Navajo communities hard,” “I was glad to be able to lend a hand in distributing supplies to help keep Navajo families safe, and I look forward to continuing to work with President Nez to make the voices of tribal communities heard in Washington” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Martha McSally ) : “I’m pleased to join Senator McSally to introduce this bipartisan, bicameral effort that will cut red tape for both the National Park Service and Coconino National Forest and ensure that visitors from around the world can continue to enjoy the natural beauty and geological significance of Sunset Crater,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “American seniors have paid into Medicare their entire lives; the program should serve them completely and holistically. As we continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic, Medicare beneficiaries with pre-existing conditions like CKD are at a higher risk of infection and complication,” “Our bipartisan legislation will expand Medicare to include what almost all other insurers already cover to allow these at-risk patients to receive effective treatment in the safety and comfort of their own homes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 4, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, over one million American children received education and health services through Head Start programs,” “We must ensure that Head Start and Early Head Start programs, especially in tribal communities, have the funding they need to adapt to COVID-19 and continue setting kids up for success. I am pleased to see much-needed funding going to support these critical programs for Gila River Indian Community families” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Jonathan ) : “For too long this spring and summer, the Navajo Nation was the COVID-19 capital of America. Forced to wait months for CARES Act funding to arrive, the tribe was left to struggle without the federal dollars they were promised,” “The Navajo Nation is now finally beginning to lift stay-at-home and curfew orders as this viral spread slows. However, we are not out of the woods yet. I am joining my friends Jonathan and Myron in urging Interior and BIE to honor tribal sovereignty and the concerns of Navajo Nation parents in implementing distance learning over in-person instruction this fall. The health and safety of children across my district is, and will always be, my first priority” External link

wmicentral Friday, August 28, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “An astounding 36% of tribal households lack access to wired broadband,” “Since coming to Congress in 2017, I’ve fought to expand reliable, high-speed internet to families across rural and tribal Arizona. Now more than ever, this essential service connects us to work, school, and health care. I’m proud to introduce this bipartisan bill that will help address existing gaps in broadband infrastructure in rural and tribal areas and provide transparency and accountability in the distribution of funding for these important programs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 7, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, over one million children in our country received education and health services through Head Start programs,” “Now more than ever, we must ensure that programs like these have the funding they need to adapt to COVID-19 and continue to serve vulnerable families and set children up for success. I am pleased to see this much-needed funding going to support critical Head Start and Early Head Start programs in the First District” External link

wmicentral Friday, July 31, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, over one million children in our country received education and health services through Head Start programs,” “Now more than ever, we must ensure that programs like these have the funding they need to adapt to COVID-19 and continue to serve vulnerable families and set children up for success. I am pleased to see this much-needed funding going to support critical Head Start and Early Head Start programs in the First District” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Every branch of government has a responsibility to the American people to do all that is in our power to ensure the health and safety of our citizens. That is why our next coronavirus package must include full funding for COVID-19 testing and tracing operations,” “Scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, and experts across the board agree that these two key pieces are critical in tracking and eventually overcoming this virus. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, I have been advocating for this kind of national strategy; America cannot wait any longer for action” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Rural electric utility and telecommunications providers are working around the clock to keep families across America connected to telehealth, education, and loved ones during these difficult times. I am proud to join my colleagues to introduce this bipartisan bill that helps rural electric utility and telecommunications companies financially recover from the toll COVID-19 has taken and reinvest in the communities they serve and come back even stronger for rural America,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The protection and equitable treatment of all Americans is not a partisan issue,” External link

wmicentral Friday, July 3, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am glad that leadership has finally included this critical priority and is willing to make the investments necessary to improve life and health for many tribal communities in Arizona and across Indian Country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As a member of Congress, I have spent much of my time in the House of Representatives focused on legislation to hold elected officials accountable to their constituents. In cosponsoring this bill, I am joining my colleagues in both chambers to hold another group of public servants accountable to tax-paying American families,” “As a former law enforcement officer myself, I know how important it is that those who have sworn to protect and serve are held to the highest standards. Every American deserves to feel safe in his or her community” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The protection and equitable treatment of all Americans is not a partisan issue,” “We have reached a turning point as a nation and no elected official of any political party, at any level of government, can ignore the calls for change sweeping our communities. I am committed to continuing to hear from the citizens of Arizona’s First District and to working with the Congressional Black Caucus to see what is needed next” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran wrote : “The CARES Act was passed over two months ago and consultation was conducted in April, despite a delay in the consultation effort by your agencies,” “Despite more than sufficient time, your agencies neither disbursed funding nor explained how and when the funding will be disbursed, leaving educators and students in an untenable situation. It is unacceptable that this funding has not yet been provided to schools” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 5, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I’m pleased to announce that this year’s Congressional Art Competition winner is Kelly Huang from Oro Valley, AZ,” “Her piece, Exposed in the Shadows , is an outstanding example of the exceptional artistic talent of students in Arizona’s First District” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 5, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Now, more than ever before, it is critical that families in tribal communities across America have access to safe water, wastewater, and sanitation systems for public health purposes,” “These much-needed funds have been placed firmly on Congress’s backburner for far too long, and the lack of attention to this matter has now complicated the already acute public health crisis created by COVID-19 on tribal lands across our country, especially on the Navajo Nation in my district” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 29, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The Navajo Nation is facing the worst COVID-19 outbreak in our nation, with more confirmed cases per capita than any U.S. state,” “Any potentially faulty PPE must be investigated immediately so that the Navajo Nation government has full knowledge of what was provided to them and what is and is not functional, and so the appropriate parties can be held accountable” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Across rural Arizona, I hear from families, seniors, and veterans who have to travel many hours to receive the specialized treatment they need, forcing them to seek care away from their homes and support systems,” “The proposed rule change I fought for will allow hospitals that see a large amount of Medicare patients—like many in rural Arizona—to administer this type of innovative cancer therapy at lower provider cost. As such, patients in more rural areas will have more options and will not have to travel long distances to receive this type of treatment” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Dairy farms are the backbone of rural economies across the country and Arizona is home to some of the finest dairy producers in the world,” “The dairy industry is facing unprecedented and extensive economic damage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The foodservice market has collapsed overnight due to closures of schools and restaurants, and export disruptions are harming milk powder demand. The decrease in demand for finished products has caused processing plants to curtail or cease operations and cancel fluid milk orders. Farmers are being forced to dump milk and milk prices are plummeting” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In Arizona’s First District, the Flagstaff Medical Center is quickly running out of N95 masks and may need additional personnel to meet increased demand. Equally concerning is the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment available to first responders in Arizona, like those at Northwest Fire District, which serves the southernmost parts of my district,” “Most troubling of all is the developing situation on the Navajo Nation, where cases are spreading rapidly, and little federal attention is being paid” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 11, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Arizona health care facilities are struggling to respond to increasing coronavirus cases in our state, and hardworking doctors, nurses, hospital staff, and first responders are working around the clock to serve sick families. This funding is needed now more than ever,” “I will continue to work swiftly with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle, as well as state and local leadership, to ensure that Arizona—and rural and tribal communities throughout the state—is not overlooked in federal response efforts to combat COVID-19” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “While I am committed to protecting our public lands and ensuring that they are accessible to all Americans, the health and safety of my constituents is my top priority,” External link

dcourier Friday, April 3, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "This is a situation where we have exponential growth on the cases in Arizona and it has to be closed," External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran explained : "This is a time to be home, away from areas that there is a lot of people. The Grand Canyon has a tremendous amount of people right now considering their situation," External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "One of the main issues up in the Grand Canyon is that there are not enough rangers. They're short in fact, to be able to address the issue of people congregating in large groups on the Grand Canyon," External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Arizona community health centers already serve hundreds of thousands of patients every year. Currently, they are being stretched thin as health care providers work tirelessly to provide care and resources during this growing public health crisis,” “We must make sure we are prioritizing any and all available funding for community health centers as we work to address the spread of the coronavirus” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In these uncertain times, reliable, high-speed internet is critical for children participating in online learning, employees working from home, and countless American families seeking telehealth resources,” “This global pandemic has reinforced the need to expand and ensure these essential services for all Americans, especially those in rural, tribal, and underserved communities like many in Arizona’s First Congressional District” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This bipartisan bill is true to its name: putting families first,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “For far too long, abandoned uranium mine sites have been poisoning the people, water, and land of the Navajo Nation. I am deeply concerned by recent reports that Mr. Stoker was dismissed for neglecting the gravity his position held, especially in respect to these toxic sites that were placed under his jurisdiction,” “I will continue to perform close oversight of the EPA to ensure the agency is held accountable and is adequately addressing the critical cleanup and remediation of uranium mine sites on the Navajo Nation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 21, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In our 21st century economy, access to reliable, high-speed internet is crucial for access to education, tele-health, and countless other resources, especially in rural communities like my district,” “However, we must ensure that, as this necessary telecommunications infrastructure evolves, we continue to prioritize the security and privacy of all Americans. I was proud to join a bipartisan group to pass this important bill that will allow these crucial systems to grow while protecting American interests from potential foreign threats and monopolies” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This year, our American Jewish community has endured far too many acts of violence, terror, hate, and ignorance,” “I stand today with my Jewish friends and colleagues and demand that enough is enough. Antisemitism has absolutely no place in our country” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Trump ) : “President Trump abused the power of the presidency and broke his oath of office when he bribed the nation of Ukraine by withholding military aid they had already been promised in exchange for help investigating a political opponent,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Trump ) : “President Trump abused the power of the presidency and broke his oath of office when he bribed the nation of Ukraine by withholding military aid they had already been promised in exchange for help investigating a political opponent,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Tetra Tech ) : “The toxic effects of abandoned uranium mines, including higher rates of cancer and birth defects, continue to plague communities in my district, particularly on the Navajo Nation. This is an issue I take very seriously,” “I am deeply concerned about this contracted operation and the NRC’s potential knowledge of Tetra Tech’s reputation beforehand,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Ajit Pai ) : “I am pleased that Chairman Pai took our recommendation into consideration and will be keeping this important auction open to public oversight and input,” “This is merely the first step in working to close the digital divide between rural and urban America and assist those in more remote communities in accessing quality, high-speed internet” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I could not be prouder to represent Arizona’s First Congressional District, which includes the Grand Canyon, a place of cultural significance to many Native American communities, and home to the Havasupai Tribe,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 4, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I could not be prouder to represent Arizona’s First Congressional District, which includes the Grand Canyon, a place of cultural significance to many Native American communities, and home to the Havasupai Tribe,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As a former homicide investigator, I know that hard facts and evidence matter,” External link

dcourier Friday, October 11, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran told : “I’m more worried about making sure that we work in parallel track on addressing the needs of our country, the public policy that’s needed to be to make sure families are made whole,” External link

thehill Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "If the administration does not cooperate with Congress on the investigation of a shocking abuse of power, then further action is warranted," External link

12news Wednesday, September 25, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “At times you have to look at yourself in the mirror and do the right thing and say forget about the political consequences,” External link

thehill Friday, September 20, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Trump ) : “For too long, rural America has been left on the backburner. Up until now, hardworking Arizonans in Flagstaff and Yuma did not have full access to our federal judicial system,” “I’m pleased President Trump has signed this important bill into law so that rural residents will no longer have to drive hundreds of miles to access their court system” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This is what happens when politicians put aside politics and work across the aisle to get things done for the country. The budget deal is an important first step that allows Congress to address the needs of veterans and tribal communities and ensure the brave men and women of the Armed Forces can continue to fulfill their missions at home and abroad,” “This deal also includes an increase in funding for critical domestic programs that support the health and wellbeing of families across Arizona” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 26, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “We cannot allow these precious lands to be turned over to mining operations that could irreparably harm the area,” External link

dcourier Friday, July 19, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Uranium mining and atomic testing has left a toxic legacy across the Southwest. Generations later, families are dealing with the contamination caused by this activity,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The laws we are fighting to repeal are a reminder of the hundreds of years of persecution, humiliation, and hostility Native Americans faced at the hands of our government. History shows the treatment of Indian Nations and Tribes has never been anything less than tragic, and we now have a responsibility to address it,” “I am proud of this bipartisan, bicameral effort to eliminate these outdated laws and to show our respect for Indian Country” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “There is a role for the federal government to play here just like they play in major shutdowns of military bases across the country,” External link

scientificamerican Monday, April 8, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Whatever they want to do, they will do whether I vote for it or not,” “But we owe it to the people of America not to rush into it. Conceptually, making sure everybody has health care is a good idea, but there is not any consensus in the caucus yet on the direction” External link

thehill Wednesday, February 27, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This is not what America is about,” External link

globalresearch Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am ready to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to protect our communities,” External link

dcourier Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran added : "One of the best deterrents for this is transparency," External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I think for the vast majority of issues, we’ll be able to find common ground,” “But when we can’t, we have to make sure we are heard one way or the other” External link

sacbee Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I think for the vast majority of issues, we’ll be able to find common ground,” “But when we can’t, we have to make sure we are heard one way or the other” External link

kansascity Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The American people expect their elected officials to do the job they are being paid to do, so if we cannot reach a bipartisan consensus on a funding bill before the end of the week, I will forgo my pay during the resulting government shutdown,” External link

wmicentral Friday, December 28, 2018 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran told : “Our districts have a different look to them and a different face to them, and we have to recognize that and the caucus has to recognize that,” External link

seattletimes Monday, December 17, 2018 1:21:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran told : “Our districts have a different look to them and a different face to them, and we have to recognize that and the caucus has to recognize that,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 3:54:00 AM EAT



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Tom O Halleran said : “I had a great time stopping by Mother Road last week to talk about cutting costs and red tape for craft breweries, and to hear about all the good work the company does to give back to the Flagstaff community,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 1, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “While I have supported key provisions of this legislation as the package evolved — like measures to address climate change and to lower the cost of prescription drugs — the partisan bickering and political games that have complicated and delayed a vote on this bill have deeply frustrated both commonsense Arizonans and practical lawmakers on both sides of the aisle,” “However, I know that this legislation truly invests in the health and well-being of our children and in rural Arizona families and tribal communities. This package brings long-overdue change to the systems we’ve undervalued for years, creating new jobs and opportunities for working Arizonans that will finally work to bring concrete solutions that deescalate the climate crisis” External link

wmicentral Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Post-wildfire flooding is a reoccurring issue throughout Arizona’s First Congressional District, and my staff and I have visited flood-impacted communities again and again,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 11:57:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “While I have supported key provisions of this legislation as the package evolved—like measures to address climate change and to lower the cost of prescription drugs—the partisan bickering and political games that have complicated and delayed a vote on this bill have deeply frustrated both commonsense Arizonans and practical lawmakers on both sides of the aisle,” “However, I know that this legislation truly invests in the health and well-being of our children and in rural Arizona families and tribal communities. This package brings long-overdue change to the systems we’ve undervalued for years, creating new jobs and opportunities for working Arizonans that will finally work to bring concrete solutions that deescalate the climate crisis” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am elated to see that my efforts to cap prescription drug costs for seniors and families have finally been realized. Arizona is home to over 1.35 million Medicare beneficiaries, many of whom often live on a fixed income, the median of which is only slightly over $29,000,” “The ever-rising costs of prescriptions drugs too often force these seniors to make the decision between life-saving health care or putting food on the table. I am extremely pleased to see a deal reached on a legislative solution to the skyrocketing costs for seniors within the evolving Build Back Better plan and was proud to see my legislation used as a framework for this final measure” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Arizona’s First Congressional District feels the effects of climate change more acutely than almost any other region across our nation,” “Extreme weather events like wildfires, flooding due to monsoons and fire-borne burn scars, and record-breaking drought have cost lives and livelihoods across our beautiful state” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Raising the SALT cap will provide a tax cut exclusively to a group of overwhelmingly wealthy families living in coastal states. This is not right nor fair to hardworking Arizonans and should not have been included in this final bill,” “I am committed to working with my colleagues in the Senate to ensure that tax provisions within the Senate’s finalized Build Back Better legislation will reflect the needs of everyday Americans—like the honest people of Arizona’s First District—not coastal elites” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, November 19, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I was proud to join my colleagues on both sides of the aisle, tribal leaders, governors and mayors, skilled laborers, and stakeholders that have worked for change across our country to celebrate the signing of this important bill. Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure has hamstrung the health and growth of our communities for decades, but perhaps nowhere has the effect been felt so acutely as in rural Arizona,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 16, 2021 5:23:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure has created vast and complicated problems, but perhaps nowhere has the effect been felt so acutely as in rural Arizona,” “In the shadow of wildfire burn scars, towns across our state plead for flood control project funding, families lose children trying to cross washes that need safe bridges, and hardworking Arizonans traverse some of the most dangerous roads in need of repair in our country. And, tribal families across Indian country far too often lack the infrastructure most of us have come to consider as a given—clean, running water, basic electricity, sanitation systems and an internet connection” External link

wmicentral Friday, November 12, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “These programs will rebuild our crumbling infrastructure; keep America competitive with growing powers like China, create new, good-paying jobs that support a family; and combat climate change in the process,” “I was pleased to vote in favor of this bill that I’ve worked hard to ensure is tailored to benefit rural Arizona families. However, I remain disappointed in the politics and petty bickering that led to its delay in the first place” External link

wmicentral Friday, November 12, 2021 4:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “With more than 500,000 veterans across Arizona, the need for long-term care facilities is increasing, but, for many living in rural communities, existing veteran-specific facilities are out of reach,” “While I’m pleased that we have been successful in funding new veterans homes in our state, including the McMillian Mesa facility in Flagstaff, more must be done to reach veterans who live in rural areas where projects often face disproportionate hurdles to receiving matching VA funds. I’m proud to re-introduce this commonsense solution that helps close that disparity and expand access to care where it’s needed” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 10, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, rural hospitals, clinics, and community health centers were struggling to provide services because of staffing shortages and lack of funding. Our commonsense, bipartisan bill will enable these vital rural health entities to recruit, hire, and train residents directly from the towns they serve to fill non-physician health care and administrative roles, ensuring better quality and accessibility of care for whole communities. I’ll keep working to invest in the health care needs of Arizonans, no matter their zip code,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, November 7, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure has created vast and complicated problems, but perhaps nowhere has the effect been felt so acutely as in rural Arizona,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The programs in this bill will rebuild our crumbling infrastructure; keep America competitive with growing powers like China; create new, good-paying jobs that support a family; and combat climate change in the process,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “At the beginning of this year, safe, effective, free vaccines helped us finally turn the corner on this deadly pandemic and begin a return to more normal life. However, many families struggled initially to get vaccinated in their communities, citing low availability of appointments, long wait times, and far drives to mass vaccination sites,” “Today, I’m proud to lead this bipartisan group in introducing legislation that expands vaccine distribution privileges to those qualified to administer them—our hardworking medical students, registered nurses, pharmacists, and more—to ensure that vaccine availability remains widespread and accessible” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, October 22, 2021 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Open Radio ) : “Safeguarding both our technology supply chains and our wireless networks has never been more important,” “The Open RAN Outreach Act provides much-needed technical assistance to ensure rural communications providers have the support they need to deploy secure wireless networks, protected from the influence of untrusted technology. I’m pleased to see our bill move forward today” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I don’t think common-sense Arizonans want extremists representing them in Congress,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I don’t think common-sense Arizonans want extremists representing them in Congress,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "I don't think common-sense Arizonans want extremists representing them in Congress," External link

startribune Tuesday, October 19, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I commend my staff for their swift and thorough work to address this issue and get Mr. Stalcup the medical supplies he needs for everyday life,” “But, too often, his story is one we hear from our veterans—miscommunications and mismanagement that result in severe disruptions in health and quality of life for those who have served. I encourage any First District veterans to contact my office if they are having an issue with the VA; my staff is trained and ready to assist you. I will continue working to hold the VA accountable at the federal level and ensure red tape and mismanagement do not harm our brave veterans” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 13, 2021 1:07:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about US Air Force ) : “Each year, it is my honor to nominate young Arizonans for appointment to U.S. service academies,” “I commend the hardworking students considering the admirable path of serving their country, and I am proud to co-host this event that will help set them up for success” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 4, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, 2,620 wildfires burned over 978,000 acres in Arizona alone. These fires damaged homes, businesses, and claimed so many of our precious public lands and natural resources,” “This year, another active wildfire season has already begun. My bipartisan bill will instruct and enable federal agencies to get a holistic picture of the direct and indirect costs these fires have on our state, nation, and the families caught in the crossfire, so that we can better invest in the mitigation needed to address this problem head-on” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As the representative for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, a vast and diverse area that includes 12 Indian nations and tribes, I am committed to doing everything in my power to ensure that Native American veterans have access to the highest quality education available,” “Today, I’m proud to see our bipartisan bill that will aid veterans and service members finishing their degrees, give them the tools they need to succeed afterward, and ensure they are able to access safe, quality living accommodations throughout, pass the House. I look forward to seeing it signed into law” External link

wmicentral Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:59:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In Arizona, the 2020 wildfire season saw 2,520 wildfires burn nearly 980,000 acres of state, federal, and tribal lands in almost every corner of our state—nearly doubling the 520,000 acres that burned in 3,627 fires over the previous two years combined,” “As a member of the Bipartisan Wildfire Caucus, I’m working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to ensure that our appropriations will fully fund desperately-needed wildfire preparedness, mitigation, and response operations” External link

wmicentral Friday, May 14, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Larger than many states, Arizona’s First Congressional District is one of the most rural in the nation, and families in our district face higher rates of poverty, food insecurity, health care disparities, lack of quality education, and more, compounded by the very geography of their hometowns. And while rural America continues to provide for urban America, the hardworking folks growing our nation’s crops, tending to our livestock, and more, have been put on the backburner again and again,” “This Congress, I’m humbled to serve as the Vice-Chair for Rural Poverty and to have the opportunity to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisles to identify commonsense solutions that uplift the rural families that need them most” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 7, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In recent years, we’ve seen the damage partisan stalemate and political game-playing can do to our democracy, and, more importantly, to the families we were elected to represent. I came to Congress to work with folks from all backgrounds, creeds, and ideologies to find commonsense solutions to the problems Arizonans face, and that involves reaching across the aisle on a consistent basis,” “Today, I’m proud to again be ranked the most bipartisan Arizona representative, and to rank in the top 20 most bipartisan members of the House of Representatives” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, May 3, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I’ve worked hard, as a private citizen and a congressman, for mental health issues. We need places like this throughout Arizona and throughout America,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 28, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The A-10 has saved countless lives on the battlefield by providing unmatched close-air support, and the hundreds of good-paying jobs the crafts create are critical for southern Arizonans,” “Today, I was proud to join my colleagues in introducing legislation that protects the A-10 and safeguards our military readiness” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Community health centers in Arizona have been pushed to a breaking point again and again as they work to provide essential, life-saving care to thousands of Arizonans during this public health crisis,” “I am pleased to see funding I worked to secure under our American Rescue Plan headed to the First District to assist the community health center doctors, nurses, and staff working tirelessly on the frontlines of this pandemic to keep families in rural and underserved communities safe and healthy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “NGS was a powerhouse for northern Arizona and the many rural and tribal families who relied on the good-paying jobs it provided,” “With the continued challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism has plummeted, especially from the international visitors the Page community was so used to welcoming. In introducing my updated NEW PROMISE Act, I am taking into account the concerns of tribal leadership, county, local, and statewide stakeholders to provide an all-of-the-above recovery approach for the community of Page, and so many communities like it across rural America, where hardworking folks are out of a job due to no fault of their own” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The fallout of this pandemic has impacted every facet of American life, putting mothers and fathers out of work, keeping kids hungry, crushing our health care and frontline heroes, and closing the doors of many of our beloved small businesses,” “Today, we took action to get a new, strong legislative package to the finish line and deliver meaningful relief to American families, businesses, schools, and health care systems. With over 500,000 American lives lost to this deadly and isolating virus, now is not the time to pump the brakes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 11, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last fall, I was proud to vote in favor of this important legislation that protects our most precious public lands and parks,” “Today, I am pleased to see our bill provide funding for 19 projects in the First District, preserving natural treasures, wildlife habitats, waterways, and the rich cultural heritage of many Native American tribes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This week, our country reached a devastating milestone—500,000 American lives lost to this deadly virus,” “With over 18 million Americans on unemployment, nearly 24 million struggling with hunger, and 40 million who cannot afford to pay rent, now is the time for action. I was eager to vote in favor of this important package that will provide a lifeline to families coping with the most acute public health crisis of our lifetimes and help to more rapidly get shots into arms” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “American families spent much of 2020 struggling with no aid from Congress following the CARES Act, watching partisan politics take precedence over the real-life assistance they needed to keep food on the table or pay another month’s rent,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I spent a lot of time out there, and it’s a dangerous environment. And I don’t want an officer's family overly worried. But I also want a mother and father to know that their children are safe on the streets,” External link

politico Wednesday, February 24, 2021 2:12:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Across Indian Country, tribal communities are more than twice as likely to see diabetes diagnoses among adults,” “Since the passage of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, the rate of diabetes has measurably declined. Now, as we battle a global pandemic that has hit tribal communities disproportionately hard, we must prioritize investments in these programs like SDPI that have proven success and improve baseline community health” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 20, 2021 2:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As a result, high rates of cancer, birth defects, and contaminated water sources remain a reality for residents of the Navajo Nation even now,” External link

republicofmining Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran wrote : “I was extremely disappointed that you were unable to make time to meet with our Congressional Delegation when you were in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Inauguration, despite making time to meet with legislators from other states,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I hope my letter conveys to the Governor that we must consider the needs of rural Arizona families who must often travel hours to receive basic medical care, including COVID-19 vaccines,” “The need for constant communication on this matter cannot be overstated” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:22:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “We are almost a year into this pandemic; our health care systems have been stretched to a breaking point and COVID-19 vaccination and mitigation efforts lack adequate federal funding to effectively reach entire communities, especially in rural, tribal, and medically-underserved areas,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, February 13, 2021 4:59:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Families in rural and underserved communities, like many in Arizona’s First Congressional District, have been forced to bear the brunt of marketplace instability over the last decade, often paying higher costs for lower quality services. Today, I’m proud to join Congresswoman Underwood to introduce a market-oriented solution to this issue. Our bill brings down health insurance costs for all Americans, increases marketplace stability, and takes a crucial step in addressing the gaps in care too many rural families experience,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, January 20, 2021 5:11:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In 2020, our world fought an invisible enemy,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, we saw firsthand how out of touch Washington is with the needs of American families in communities small and large across our nation—far too many struggling Arizonans were left out to dry while partisan bickering led to unacceptable stalemate,” “This Congress, I am proud to be a part of two committees vital to the interests of Arizona families and a coalition of commonsense members who are committed to bipartisanship, listening to those we are sworn to represent, and working together to deliver the kind of COVID-19 relief that suffering families, hospitals, small businesses, and localities need” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, we saw firsthand how out of touch Washington is with the needs of American families in communities small and large across our nation—far too many struggling Arizonans were left out to dry while partisan bickering led to unacceptable stalemate,” “This Congress, I am proud to be a part of two committees vital to the interests of Arizona families and a coalition of commonsense members who are committed to bipartisanship, listening to those we are sworn to represent, and working together to deliver the kind of COVID-19 relief that suffering families, hospitals, small businesses, and localities need” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, January 5, 2021 4:31:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I’m disappointed that any American president would vote against a pay raise for our troops and am relieved to be back in Washington today to override this veto,” “Politically-motivated attacks that undermine the well-being and financial security of our brave servicemembers and military families are unacceptable; this critical, bipartisan legislation needs to be signed into law as soon as possible” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “With the passage of today’s NDAA we are ensuring our military remains the strongest in the world and giving our servicemembers a much-deserved pay increase,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, December 9, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am beyond pleased to see funding I have pushed for used to address the BIE School Construction backlog and build schools that serve Navajo children, families, and entire communities,” “This is a proud accomplishment for all involved, and I look forward to seeing the good this will do for the future of the Navajo Nation and Arizona as a whole. I will continue to work on both sides of the aisle to increase funding for this program and fully address this backlog” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I always value the opportunity to hear directly from President Nez as we work to understand what federal assistance and resources are needed to support families on Navajo, especially as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hit Navajo communities hard,” “I was glad to be able to lend a hand in distributing supplies to help keep Navajo families safe, and I look forward to continuing to work with President Nez to make the voices of tribal communities heard in Washington” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Martha McSally ) : “I’m pleased to join Senator McSally to introduce this bipartisan, bicameral effort that will cut red tape for both the National Park Service and Coconino National Forest and ensure that visitors from around the world can continue to enjoy the natural beauty and geological significance of Sunset Crater,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “American seniors have paid into Medicare their entire lives; the program should serve them completely and holistically. As we continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic, Medicare beneficiaries with pre-existing conditions like CKD are at a higher risk of infection and complication,” “Our bipartisan legislation will expand Medicare to include what almost all other insurers already cover to allow these at-risk patients to receive effective treatment in the safety and comfort of their own homes” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, September 4, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, over one million American children received education and health services through Head Start programs,” “We must ensure that Head Start and Early Head Start programs, especially in tribal communities, have the funding they need to adapt to COVID-19 and continue setting kids up for success. I am pleased to see much-needed funding going to support these critical programs for Gila River Indian Community families” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Jonathan ) : “For too long this spring and summer, the Navajo Nation was the COVID-19 capital of America. Forced to wait months for CARES Act funding to arrive, the tribe was left to struggle without the federal dollars they were promised,” “The Navajo Nation is now finally beginning to lift stay-at-home and curfew orders as this viral spread slows. However, we are not out of the woods yet. I am joining my friends Jonathan and Myron in urging Interior and BIE to honor tribal sovereignty and the concerns of Navajo Nation parents in implementing distance learning over in-person instruction this fall. The health and safety of children across my district is, and will always be, my first priority” External link

wmicentral Friday, August 28, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “An astounding 36% of tribal households lack access to wired broadband,” “Since coming to Congress in 2017, I’ve fought to expand reliable, high-speed internet to families across rural and tribal Arizona. Now more than ever, this essential service connects us to work, school, and health care. I’m proud to introduce this bipartisan bill that will help address existing gaps in broadband infrastructure in rural and tribal areas and provide transparency and accountability in the distribution of funding for these important programs” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 7, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, over one million children in our country received education and health services through Head Start programs,” “Now more than ever, we must ensure that programs like these have the funding they need to adapt to COVID-19 and continue to serve vulnerable families and set children up for success. I am pleased to see this much-needed funding going to support critical Head Start and Early Head Start programs in the First District” External link

wmicentral Friday, July 31, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Last year, over one million children in our country received education and health services through Head Start programs,” “Now more than ever, we must ensure that programs like these have the funding they need to adapt to COVID-19 and continue to serve vulnerable families and set children up for success. I am pleased to see this much-needed funding going to support critical Head Start and Early Head Start programs in the First District” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, July 25, 2020 1:40:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Every branch of government has a responsibility to the American people to do all that is in our power to ensure the health and safety of our citizens. That is why our next coronavirus package must include full funding for COVID-19 testing and tracing operations,” “Scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, and experts across the board agree that these two key pieces are critical in tracking and eventually overcoming this virus. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, I have been advocating for this kind of national strategy; America cannot wait any longer for action” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Rural electric utility and telecommunications providers are working around the clock to keep families across America connected to telehealth, education, and loved ones during these difficult times. I am proud to join my colleagues to introduce this bipartisan bill that helps rural electric utility and telecommunications companies financially recover from the toll COVID-19 has taken and reinvest in the communities they serve and come back even stronger for rural America,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The protection and equitable treatment of all Americans is not a partisan issue,” External link

wmicentral Friday, July 3, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am glad that leadership has finally included this critical priority and is willing to make the investments necessary to improve life and health for many tribal communities in Arizona and across Indian Country,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As a member of Congress, I have spent much of my time in the House of Representatives focused on legislation to hold elected officials accountable to their constituents. In cosponsoring this bill, I am joining my colleagues in both chambers to hold another group of public servants accountable to tax-paying American families,” “As a former law enforcement officer myself, I know how important it is that those who have sworn to protect and serve are held to the highest standards. Every American deserves to feel safe in his or her community” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The protection and equitable treatment of all Americans is not a partisan issue,” “We have reached a turning point as a nation and no elected official of any political party, at any level of government, can ignore the calls for change sweeping our communities. I am committed to continuing to hear from the citizens of Arizona’s First District and to working with the Congressional Black Caucus to see what is needed next” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran wrote : “The CARES Act was passed over two months ago and consultation was conducted in April, despite a delay in the consultation effort by your agencies,” “Despite more than sufficient time, your agencies neither disbursed funding nor explained how and when the funding will be disbursed, leaving educators and students in an untenable situation. It is unacceptable that this funding has not yet been provided to schools” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 5, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I’m pleased to announce that this year’s Congressional Art Competition winner is Kelly Huang from Oro Valley, AZ,” “Her piece, Exposed in the Shadows , is an outstanding example of the exceptional artistic talent of students in Arizona’s First District” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, June 5, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Now, more than ever before, it is critical that families in tribal communities across America have access to safe water, wastewater, and sanitation systems for public health purposes,” “These much-needed funds have been placed firmly on Congress’s backburner for far too long, and the lack of attention to this matter has now complicated the already acute public health crisis created by COVID-19 on tribal lands across our country, especially on the Navajo Nation in my district” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 29, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The Navajo Nation is facing the worst COVID-19 outbreak in our nation, with more confirmed cases per capita than any U.S. state,” “Any potentially faulty PPE must be investigated immediately so that the Navajo Nation government has full knowledge of what was provided to them and what is and is not functional, and so the appropriate parties can be held accountable” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 27, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Across rural Arizona, I hear from families, seniors, and veterans who have to travel many hours to receive the specialized treatment they need, forcing them to seek care away from their homes and support systems,” “The proposed rule change I fought for will allow hospitals that see a large amount of Medicare patients—like many in rural Arizona—to administer this type of innovative cancer therapy at lower provider cost. As such, patients in more rural areas will have more options and will not have to travel long distances to receive this type of treatment” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Dairy farms are the backbone of rural economies across the country and Arizona is home to some of the finest dairy producers in the world,” “The dairy industry is facing unprecedented and extensive economic damage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The foodservice market has collapsed overnight due to closures of schools and restaurants, and export disruptions are harming milk powder demand. The decrease in demand for finished products has caused processing plants to curtail or cease operations and cancel fluid milk orders. Farmers are being forced to dump milk and milk prices are plummeting” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:16:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In Arizona’s First District, the Flagstaff Medical Center is quickly running out of N95 masks and may need additional personnel to meet increased demand. Equally concerning is the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment available to first responders in Arizona, like those at Northwest Fire District, which serves the southernmost parts of my district,” “Most troubling of all is the developing situation on the Navajo Nation, where cases are spreading rapidly, and little federal attention is being paid” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, April 11, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Arizona health care facilities are struggling to respond to increasing coronavirus cases in our state, and hardworking doctors, nurses, hospital staff, and first responders are working around the clock to serve sick families. This funding is needed now more than ever,” “I will continue to work swiftly with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle, as well as state and local leadership, to ensure that Arizona—and rural and tribal communities throughout the state—is not overlooked in federal response efforts to combat COVID-19” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “While I am committed to protecting our public lands and ensuring that they are accessible to all Americans, the health and safety of my constituents is my top priority,” External link

dcourier Friday, April 3, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "This is a situation where we have exponential growth on the cases in Arizona and it has to be closed," External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran explained : "This is a time to be home, away from areas that there is a lot of people. The Grand Canyon has a tremendous amount of people right now considering their situation," External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "One of the main issues up in the Grand Canyon is that there are not enough rangers. They're short in fact, to be able to address the issue of people congregating in large groups on the Grand Canyon," External link

fox35orlando Monday, March 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Arizona community health centers already serve hundreds of thousands of patients every year. Currently, they are being stretched thin as health care providers work tirelessly to provide care and resources during this growing public health crisis,” “We must make sure we are prioritizing any and all available funding for community health centers as we work to address the spread of the coronavirus” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In these uncertain times, reliable, high-speed internet is critical for children participating in online learning, employees working from home, and countless American families seeking telehealth resources,” “This global pandemic has reinforced the need to expand and ensure these essential services for all Americans, especially those in rural, tribal, and underserved communities like many in Arizona’s First Congressional District” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This bipartisan bill is true to its name: putting families first,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “For far too long, abandoned uranium mine sites have been poisoning the people, water, and land of the Navajo Nation. I am deeply concerned by recent reports that Mr. Stoker was dismissed for neglecting the gravity his position held, especially in respect to these toxic sites that were placed under his jurisdiction,” “I will continue to perform close oversight of the EPA to ensure the agency is held accountable and is adequately addressing the critical cleanup and remediation of uranium mine sites on the Navajo Nation” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 21, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “In our 21st century economy, access to reliable, high-speed internet is crucial for access to education, tele-health, and countless other resources, especially in rural communities like my district,” “However, we must ensure that, as this necessary telecommunications infrastructure evolves, we continue to prioritize the security and privacy of all Americans. I was proud to join a bipartisan group to pass this important bill that will allow these crucial systems to grow while protecting American interests from potential foreign threats and monopolies” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This year, our American Jewish community has endured far too many acts of violence, terror, hate, and ignorance,” “I stand today with my Jewish friends and colleagues and demand that enough is enough. Antisemitism has absolutely no place in our country” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:30:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Trump ) : “President Trump abused the power of the presidency and broke his oath of office when he bribed the nation of Ukraine by withholding military aid they had already been promised in exchange for help investigating a political opponent,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Trump ) : “President Trump abused the power of the presidency and broke his oath of office when he bribed the nation of Ukraine by withholding military aid they had already been promised in exchange for help investigating a political opponent,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Tetra Tech ) : “The toxic effects of abandoned uranium mines, including higher rates of cancer and birth defects, continue to plague communities in my district, particularly on the Navajo Nation. This is an issue I take very seriously,” “I am deeply concerned about this contracted operation and the NRC’s potential knowledge of Tetra Tech’s reputation beforehand,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:01:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about Ajit Pai ) : “I am pleased that Chairman Pai took our recommendation into consideration and will be keeping this important auction open to public oversight and input,” “This is merely the first step in working to close the digital divide between rural and urban America and assist those in more remote communities in accessing quality, high-speed internet” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I could not be prouder to represent Arizona’s First Congressional District, which includes the Grand Canyon, a place of cultural significance to many Native American communities, and home to the Havasupai Tribe,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 4, 2019 7:51:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Today, I could not be prouder to represent Arizona’s First Congressional District, which includes the Grand Canyon, a place of cultural significance to many Native American communities, and home to the Havasupai Tribe,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “As a former homicide investigator, I know that hard facts and evidence matter,” External link

dcourier Friday, October 11, 2019 3:07:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran told : “I’m more worried about making sure that we work in parallel track on addressing the needs of our country, the public policy that’s needed to be to make sure families are made whole,” External link

thehill Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : "If the administration does not cooperate with Congress on the investigation of a shocking abuse of power, then further action is warranted," External link

12news Wednesday, September 25, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “At times you have to look at yourself in the mirror and do the right thing and say forget about the political consequences,” External link

thehill Friday, September 20, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said ( about President Trump ) : “For too long, rural America has been left on the backburner. Up until now, hardworking Arizonans in Flagstaff and Yuma did not have full access to our federal judicial system,” “I’m pleased President Trump has signed this important bill into law so that rural residents will no longer have to drive hundreds of miles to access their court system” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, August 9, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This is what happens when politicians put aside politics and work across the aisle to get things done for the country. The budget deal is an important first step that allows Congress to address the needs of veterans and tribal communities and ensure the brave men and women of the Armed Forces can continue to fulfill their missions at home and abroad,” “This deal also includes an increase in funding for critical domestic programs that support the health and wellbeing of families across Arizona” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, July 26, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “We cannot allow these precious lands to be turned over to mining operations that could irreparably harm the area,” External link

dcourier Friday, July 19, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Uranium mining and atomic testing has left a toxic legacy across the Southwest. Generations later, families are dealing with the contamination caused by this activity,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:10:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The laws we are fighting to repeal are a reminder of the hundreds of years of persecution, humiliation, and hostility Native Americans faced at the hands of our government. History shows the treatment of Indian Nations and Tribes has never been anything less than tragic, and we now have a responsibility to address it,” “I am proud of this bipartisan, bicameral effort to eliminate these outdated laws and to show our respect for Indian Country” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “There is a role for the federal government to play here just like they play in major shutdowns of military bases across the country,” External link

scientificamerican Monday, April 8, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “Whatever they want to do, they will do whether I vote for it or not,” “But we owe it to the people of America not to rush into it. Conceptually, making sure everybody has health care is a good idea, but there is not any consensus in the caucus yet on the direction” External link

thehill Wednesday, February 27, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “This is not what America is about,” External link

globalresearch Tuesday, February 26, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I am ready to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to protect our communities,” External link

dcourier Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:42:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran added : "One of the best deterrents for this is transparency," External link

thehill Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I think for the vast majority of issues, we’ll be able to find common ground,” “But when we can’t, we have to make sure we are heard one way or the other” External link

sacbee Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “I think for the vast majority of issues, we’ll be able to find common ground,” “But when we can’t, we have to make sure we are heard one way or the other” External link

kansascity Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran said : “The American people expect their elected officials to do the job they are being paid to do, so if we cannot reach a bipartisan consensus on a funding bill before the end of the week, I will forgo my pay during the resulting government shutdown,” External link

wmicentral Friday, December 28, 2018 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tom O Halleran told : “Our districts have a different look to them and a different face to them, and we have to recognize that and the caucus has to recognize that,” External link

seattletimes Monday, December 17, 2018 1:21:00 AM EAT

Tom O Halleran told : “Our districts have a different look to them and a different face to them, and we have to recognize that and the caucus has to recognize that,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 3:54:00 AM EAT



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