Stories tagged: "American Jobs Plan"


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Tribal Officials Outline Infrastructure Gap ‘Big as the Grand Canyon’

“It’s time for America to support the Navajo Nation and all Indigenous communities and invest in utility infrastructure.” Tribes face a digital divide “as big as the Grand Canyon” and a “not even quantifiable” lack of utility access, just two of the problems outlined at a House hearing Wednesday on infrastructure needs on tribal land....

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Buttigieg: Tribal Lands Investment a Priority of Infrastructure Plan

The plan prioritizes improving water infrastructure, internet, housing, transportation, and roads on tribal lands. The infrastructure needs of tribal lands—for everything from water to housing to broadband—are a high priority of the Biden administration’s $2.2 trillion American Jobs Plan, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said this week. Buttigieg, in a call with reporters Monday to discuss...