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Tribal Nations More Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impacts, Need Additional Fiscal Aid

August 5, 2020

As the President and Congress negotiate a new economic relief package, tribal governments need more federal aid to continue offering vital services and support the economic activities that generate their revenues and employ hundreds of thousands of Americans. Any such package needs to include robust aid for tribal governments and to supplement federal agency budgets that fund Native American...

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Tribal Nations — Highly Vulnerable to COVID-19 — Need More Federal Relief

April 1, 2020

By providing $8 billion for 574 federally recognized tribes in its $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Fund for tribal, state, local, and territorial governments, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act marked a historic federal recognition of tribes —...

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