ICYMI: BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE LAW MAKING BIG INVESTMENTS IN TRIBAL COMMUNITIES 

$13 Billion for Tribal Nations Includes Funding for Construction, Broadband, Water, Transportation, and More

In Case You Missed It – The White House released a new Tribal playbook yesterday, detailing the major investments President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is making in Tribal communities.

Too often, Tribal communities are left behind with critical investments, including broadband, access to clean water, road and bridge maintenance, and more. But thanks to President Biden’s leadership and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Tribal communities are about to receive real, tangible resources…

Read the full White House fact sheet here.

TRIBAL INVESTMENTS INCLUDE:

  • $3.5 billion to ensure a safe supply of drinking water, reliable sewage systems, and solid waste disposal facilities

  • $3 billion to increase safety, mobility, and access for Tribal communities

  • $2.5 billion for Indian water rights settlements

  • $2 billion to invest in broadband infrastructure, distance learning, telehealth, and activities that promote access

  • $800 million to plan, design, engineer, replace, improve, or construct bridges on Tribal lands

  • $300 million to improve the safety of dams, water sanitation, and other facilities

About Invest in America

Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.

The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.

Learn more at InvestInAmericaNow.com and @InvestNowUSA, and InvestinAmericaProject.com.

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