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Judge blocks Trump from giving coronavirus relief for Native American communities to corporations

 


A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Monday from passing out coronavirus relief funds intended to help Native American communities to certain for-profit corporations owned by Natives.

The decision came after the Treasury Department made Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs) eligible for $8 billion in funding allocated by Congress to help Native American tribes. ANCs serve as holding companies for businesses that benefit from Native lands. There are about 237 ANCs in Alaska.

https://www.salon.com/2020/04/29/judge-blocks-trump-from-giving-coronavirus-relief-for-native-american-communities-to-corporations/?fbclid=IwAR1zsPmucbWhHS0gaZ1Z5YNon-EU3emffu7t5TR53qVxQQvS4ifhm6FccDo

 

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