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One week left until #NAFOA2021! Learn about the dual taxation consultation aligned with the conference, as well as other upcoming tribal consultations, listening sessions, and policy updates in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week,
Today, the White House announced the relaunch of the White House Council on Native American Affairs (WHCNAA). The Council was created by executive order under President Obama in 2013, but did not regularly convene during the Trump Administration. The relaunch of the Council is part of an Administration-wide effort to strengthen the federal government's relationship with Indian Country.
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, The U.S. Department of the Treasury released guidance regarding the Homeowner Assistance Fund (“HAF”). The HAF allocates nearly $10 billion to assist homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020 and is part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
Join us on Tuesday, April 27th for a discussion with Cecilia Rouse, the 30th Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Ms. Rouse will address the administration’s plans to build a strong economy and a more just society. Cecilia Rouse is the first Black leader of C.E.A. in its 75-year history. In this role, she serves as President Biden’s Chief Economist and a Member of the Cabinet.
On Friday, April 9 2021, the White House released its Fiscal Year 2022 Discretionary Funding Request. This proposal comes as Congress is getting ready to begin their annual Appropriations process.
The 5 Things You Need to Know this Week is packed with important updates for tribal governments including information about upcoming tribal consultations, updates from the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC), and more
NAFOA's podcast, "Standing for Tomorrow," invites tribal leaders to discuss the financial, community, and personal impacts of the pandemic on their tribes. We will be hosting a live podcast session for our final keynote of the Virtual 39th Annual Conference.
Secretary Yellen Joins Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting, Subcommittees Need Tribal Feedback
The Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC) held its seventh meeting telephonically on March 17, 2021. Since the meeting, several opportunities for input from tribal leaders on each of the three subcommittee issue areas have become available.
NAFOA is always looking out for tribes. Learn about the latest policy updates like what's in store for tribes in the American Jobs Plan, upcoming consultations, and more in the 5 Things You Need to Know this Week.
The Department of the Treasury is seeking nominations for three appointments to the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC).