New Urgency for Tribal Relief Funds under CARES Act

  |  April 13, 2020

The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it will fast-track the $71 billion in funds allocated to tribal (as well as state and local) governments to help offset the cost of response to the COVID-19 crisis. Up to $8 billion of these funds have been reserved for tribes; time is of the essence in regard to documentation. Read more. Read More

Federal Agencies Solicit Input from Tribal Leaders on CARES Act

  |  April 10, 2020

Two calls are scheduled for next Tuesday, April 14, for the U.S. Treasury Department to solicit comments from tribal leaders on two major programs under the CARES Act: the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Employee Retention Credit. Both consultation calls result from questions on how federal agencies interpret and limit the CARES Act for tribes and their enterprises. Read more. Read More