11-23-21 What do tribes get from the massive federal infrastructure bill?

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The $1-trillion infrastructure bill just signed by President Biden is an unprecedented infusion of federal funds for thousands of projects across the country. Tribal leaders applauded the action that could go toward beefing up water systems at Warm Springs, Oregon, the Navajo Nation and parts of rural Alaska. Other funds will go toward broadband connections and helping coastal tribes cope with climate change. We’ll get a picture of the opportunities for what many tribes are calling a ‘historic’ opportunity.

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