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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Re-files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Treasury Handling of CARES Funds

Jan 08, 2021 - Targeted News Service

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, a federally-recognized Native American tribe, issued the following news on Jan. 7:

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation ("Prairie Band") announced today that it has re-filed litigation against the U.S. Department of Treasury relating to the distribution of CARES Act funds to tribal governments, seeking payment of an additional $7,631,673 in funds for severely undercounting the Prairie Band's enrollment.

Background on the CARES Act Funding. The CARES ...