A Harvard policy paper out this week on the government's pandemic relief effort calls on the Treasury Department to create a dedicated tribal affairs office.
About half of states have ended at least some enhanced federal support, which were funded to run through September.
The American Rescue Plan provides $20 billion in aid, but problems with the previous CARES Act rollout have made tribes vigilant.
Black Americans were more likely to create businesses than whites, yet they are still underrepresented among entrepreneurs.
Powell told lawmakers Tuesday that the “effect on inflation will be neither particularly large nor persistent,” from the $1.9 trillion rescue plan.
Even an uncomplicated case of COVID-19 can result in out-of-pocket costs.
The CARES Act expanded the list of items that FSA money can be used to buy, which includes feminine hygiene products.
Fed programs and policy have helped ease economic pain during the pandemic. In its dwindling days, the Trump administration will end some of those emergency programs Dec. 31.