President Trump signs monumental Native bills before leaving office


Last updated 2/2/2021 at 2:49pm

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Before leaving office, President Donald J. Trump signed historic bills that will help Native Americans for years to come.

The Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act included an omnibus appropriations package totaling $2.3 trillion.

The omnibus bill includes $1.4 trillion for federal spending and $900 billion for COVID-19 relief, which was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, along with the water rights settlement.

The final approval of the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act will:

• Settle all current and future claims by the Navajo N...

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