Congress clears $2B boost for Indian Country
A bill that provides $2 billion for law enforcement, health care and water projects in Indian Country has been sent to President Bush for his signature.

The $2 billion is part of the S.2731, a global HIV/AIDS bill. Supporters were able to divert a small portion of the $50 billion package to Indian Country.

Bush is expected to sign the bill. The money will be available starting in October.

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Congress OKs $2B aid for reservations (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 7/25)

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