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Editorial: Navajo Nation project brings stimulus to reservation
Editorial: Navajo Nation project brings stimulus to reservation (April 1, 2013)

The Santa Fe New Mexican supports a $46 million broadband project on the Navajo Nation: Here’s stimulus we like to see: Government and private business working together to build infrastructure...


Navajo Nation  finishing up work on   $46M broadband project
Navajo Nation finishing up work on $46M broadband project (March 25, 2013)

The Navajo Nation is nearly done with a $46 million broadband project. The tribe is improving Internet and cell phone service throughout the reservation. The project will bring better service...


GOP candidate didn't look at 'details' of contracts for tribes
GOP candidate didn't look at 'details' of contracts for tribes (September 14, 2012)

Markwayne Mullin, the Republican candidate for Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional district, continues to maintain he didn't know he benefited from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Two plumbing businesses owned by...


Republican who criticizes stimulus received funds from stimulus
Republican who criticizes stimulus received funds from stimulus (September 6, 2012)

Markwayne Mullin, the Republican candidate for Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional district, has repeatedly criticized the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act but he benefited from stimulus funds, the Associated Press reports. Two...


USDA Blog: Stimulus funds help Oglala Sioux Tribe with housing
USDA Blog: Stimulus funds help Oglala Sioux Tribe with housing (August 29, 2012)

"USDA Rural Development and Housing and Urban Development staff celebrated the building dedication of the first Housing Authority in the nation recently. Started over 50 years ago, the Oglala Sioux...


Chippewa Cree Tribe responds to audit on use of $12.3M grant
Chippewa Cree Tribe responds to audit on use of $12.3M grant (August 28, 2012)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana said it is implementing new procedures in response to a Department of Justice audit. The tribe received $12.3 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment...


Dante Desiderio: Tribes   gaining  access to capital markets
Dante Desiderio: Tribes gaining access to capital markets (February 21, 2012)

"Congress all but guaranteed tribal finance to be a clear winner in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. Included in the Act were two provisions that held the promise of...


Navajo Nation man to be honored as a Champion of Change
Navajo Nation man to be honored as a Champion of Change (February 13, 2012)

Paulson Chaco, the director of the Navajo Division of Transportation, will be honored at the White House on Wednesday as a "Champion of Change." Chaco, a member of the Navajo...


Mississippi  Choctaws receive $2.5M in transportation grants
Mississippi Choctaws receive $2.5M in transportation grants (February 7, 2012)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has received more than $2.5 million in transportation grants. The tribe received $2 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, plus another $192,000...


Blog:  Miccosukee  Tribe used stimulus grant for  'gator wrestling
Blog: Miccosukee Tribe used stimulus grant for 'gator wrestling (August 12, 2011)

"I realize that pointing out a ridiculous stimulus expenditure is so 2009. Still, I can’t help but mention one overlooked, but completely outrageous, stimulus scheme. You, as an American taxpayer,...


Delaware Nation to  use solar energy for tribal headquarters
Delaware Nation to use solar energy for tribal headquarters (June 16, 2011)

The Delaware Nation of Oklahoma plans to use solar energy to supply power at its tribal headquarters. The tribe will install a 37.5-kilowatt solar array on the roof of the...


Watchdog: Minnesota tribes return $1.7M   stimulus grant
Watchdog: Minnesota tribes return $1.7M stimulus grant (April 14, 2011)

"It’s enough to give government a good name, if not necessarily the federal stimulus program. After all, when’s the last time the recipients of a $1.7 million federal stimulus grant...


Gun Lake Tribe welcomes elders with first housing project
Gun Lake Tribe welcomes elders with first housing project (April 14, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, has completed its first housing project. The tribe used $2.5 million in federal funds to...


Warm Springs Tribes use stimulus funds for telecom startup
Warm Springs Tribes use stimulus funds for telecom startup (April 13, 2011)

The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon are using a $5.6 million stimulus grant to open a telecommunications company. The tribe will provide phone service, high-sped Internet and...