Tribal water rights get a billion-dollar boost from Biden infrastructure plan
Feb 25, 2022

Tribal water rights get a billion-dollar boost from Biden infrastructure plan

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Also today: Ukraine has suspended activity on its ports near the Black Sea region, which is a trade nexus for both Ukraine and Russia. The Fed could stick to its interest rate plans despite the conflict.

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Interior Department will put $1.7 billion toward fulfilling tribal water rights settlements

Feb 25, 2022
Some tribes have been waiting on the funding for decades. They'll put it toward shoring up water infrastructure on their reservations.
A water pump is repaired outside of a home on the Navajo Nation on Dec. 16, 2021 in Thoreau, New Mexico.
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What does Ukraine suspending port operations mean for trade?

Feb 25, 2022
The Black Sea region is a major hub for both Ukraine and Russia.
A man sits fishing on the quay in Ukrainian Black Sea city of Odessa on Feb. 21. The Black Sea is a major trade area for both Russia and Ukraine.
Oleksandr Gimanov/AFP via Getty Images

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