Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

U.S. Treasury to start distributing $4.8 bln in pandemic funds to tribal governments


WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department will begin distributing $4.8 billion in pandemic relief funds to Native American tribal governments in all U.S. states, the Treasury and Interior Departments said in a joint statement.

Payments would begin Tuesday, based on population data based on U.S. Census figures, the statement said, while payments based on employment and expenditure data will be made at a later date.


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