Congressional candidate Q & A: O’Halleran prioritizes COVID-19 relief, the Heroes Act and economic development for tribes

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran will take on Eva Putzova in the Aug. 4 Democratic primary in Congressional District 1. Either Putzova or O’Halleran will take on the Republican primary winner — Nolan Reidhead or Tiffany Shedd

This is the third article in a series of the four candidates.

Rep. O’Halleran said he has become known as the “go to guy” in Congress for Native Americans because he has been an advocate for Native Americans on a long list of issues.

O’Halleran said the top three issues in CD1 are helping people through the COVID pandemic, helping tribes with economic development and making sure people have enough resources for food, education and avoiding homelessness.

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