Tom O'Halleran

Sep 29, 2016

O’Halleran, Babeu differ sharply on tax cutting, spending in CD1 debate

The question of when to cut taxes pointed up the sharp division on September 28 between the two contenders to replace Ann Kirkpatrick in Congress.

Sep 23, 2016

Babeu’s baggage: Past weighs heavy in campaign for 1st Congressional District

Some local Republicans are all but declaring Paul Babeu dead in the water, saying his campaign is sinking under the weight of his own baggage.

Aug 30, 2016

O’Halleran cruises to victory in CD1 Democratic Primary

Democrat Tom O’Halleran has won the Democratic nomination for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, beating out challenger Miguel Olivas.

Jul 19, 2016

O’Halleran dominates fundraising in CD1

Democrat Tom O’Halleran continues to dwarf Republicans’ fundraising in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, according to the latest round of federal campaign finance reports.

Oct 9, 2015

Power vacuum: Candidates from around Arizona vie to replace Ann Kirkpatrick in CD1

The power vacuum U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick will leave behind as she runs for the U.S. Senate is drawing many familiar faces into the contest for Arizona’s 1st Congressional District – including well-known politicians who live outside the district’s boundaries.

Aug 5, 2015

O’Halleran announces candidacy in 1st Congressional District

Former state legislator Tom O'Halleran has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination in the state's 1st Congressional District.

Aug 5, 2015

Ex-Republican O’Halleran running for CD1 as a Dem

Former GOP legislator Tom O’Halleran is running in CD1 as a Democrat. In a written statement, the former Chicago cop said he wants to find “commonsense solutions” to challenges plaguing Arizona’s middle-class families.

Nov 5, 2014

Allen returning to the Senate after besting O’Halleran in LD6

Sylvia Allen will return to the Senate seat she left just two years ago after pulling ahead of independent Tom O’Halleran during overnight ballot counting in Legislative District 6.

Oct 10, 2014

Allen, O’Halleran compete to return to Legislature

No matter who wins the Senate race in Arizona’s Legislative District 6, the victor will be making a homecoming to the Capitol. Republican Sylvia Allen, 67, whose name will be printed on ballots in place of the deceased Sen. Chester Crandell, last served in the Senate in 2012. Her lone challenger, independent Tom O’Halleran, 68, was also once a senator, most recently in 2008.

Oct 6, 2014

The Comeback Caucus: Former lawmakers poised to regain seats in the Legislature

Just call them the “comeback kids.”

A handful of former lawmakers are poised to regain seats in the Legislature in the upcoming election, bringing with them experience and knowledge that they gained in their previous years of service.

Aug 6, 2014

Crandell’s death opens door to independent win

The death of Republican state Sen. Chester Crandell has boosted the chances for an independent to be elected to the Legislature for the first time in recent memory. Crandell was unopposed in the GOP primary and was set to take on independent Tom O'Halleran in the November general election.

Oct 8, 2009

Budget Web site to cost fraction of $100M estimate

It looks like Arizona won’t have to spend $100 million to put state budget information online. In fact, not even close. The cost of the Financial Transparency Web site scheduled to be launched in 2011 is estimated to cost $740,000, according to a Sept. 1 report by the General Accounting Office.