Oklahoma tribes celebrate McGirt-related omnibus spending
$62 million will come from the feds for FY2022 to support increased tribal criminal jurisdiction in the Sooner State.
WASHINGTON — Native American leaders in Oklahoma are celebrating the inclusion of $62 million within the U.S. Congress’ omnibus spending package to help them conduct enhanced tribal criminal jurisdiction duties resulting from the 2020 U.S. Supreme Court McGirt ruling.
That decision said tribes retain criminal jurisdiction on their reservati…
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