Supreme Court to review whether or not Mnuchin failed to distribute COVID relief to Native Americans swiftly enough

Jan 12, 2021 - Fortune

American Indian and Alaska Native people have felt the burden of the COVID-19 virus disproportionately. The incidence of infection in Native populations is about 3.5 times that of white populations, and the mortality rate is nearly double. Now, a group of Native American tribes are claiming that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to swiftly distribute $679 million in emergency COVID-19 relief funds to tribes from the $2.2 trillion stimulus package. 

The case, one of the largest batt...