North Dakota Senator pushing for Native/Indian-specific economic stimulus

A group of Senators is urging President-elect Barack Obama to include “Indian Country” in his economic recovery plan. North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan (D) has proposed investing more than $3.5 billion of the expected stimulus package in Native American and Alaska Native communities. Both of Alaska’s Senators have signed on to his proposal.

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington, DC

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