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April 21, 2020 In The News

An emergency relief fund has been created to help New Mexico’s tribal communities hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 20, 2020 In The News

Credit union trade groups have been throwing their support behind congressional efforts to increase the Member Business Loan cap to help small businesses deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.

April 20, 2020 In The News

“We want to make sure that Indian Country has what it needs to fight this virus.”
U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, Laguna and Jemez Pueblos, joined Indian Country Today's newscast Monday, discussing federal funding, the push to reopen the economy and more. Here are some highlights:

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April 19, 2020 In The News

SANTA FE – The coronavirus outbreak has exacerbated long-standing challenges in Indian Country – lack of health care funding and broadband services, among them – as the pandemic has torn into the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities, officials said Sunday in a virtual town hall.

April 19, 2020 In The News

SANTA FE – The coronavirus outbreak has exacerbated long-standing challenges in Indian Country – lack of health care funding and broadband services, among them – as the pandemic has torn into the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities, officials said Sunday in a virtual town hall.

April 17, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.), announced that an estimated 1,793 New Mexico health care providers will receive more than $169,486,132 to aid in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 17, 2020 In The News

Fewer than one in 10 households on many Native American reservations have responded to the census so far, in communities that may require congressional action to get counted at all this year.

April 17, 2020 In The News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- A lot of New Mexicans have not returned their 2020 Census forms. 

The state ranks 49th for the amount of Census forms returned.

April 16, 2020 In The News

Singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza is an award-winning artist championing impactful causes. She’s famously known for her song “In The River” which was written in response to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The poignant track reached half a million video views and garnered national media coverage.

April 16, 2020 In The News

A bipartisan group of members of the U.S. House of Representatives is calling on the Trump administration to prevent Alaska Native corporations from receiving a share of the $8 billion coronavirus relief fund (CRF) intended for tribal governments.

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