Department of Interior

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3:06 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Sandia Pueblo Embraces Development With Loosening Of Federal Regulations

Left to right: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Pueblo of Sandia Governor Victor Montoya, and Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn met with leaders of Sandia Pueblo to approve regulations under the HEARTH Act, which was signed into law last year by President Obama. Sandia Pueblo is one of the first tribal nations to take advantage of the HEARTH Act which aims to jumpstart economic development and improve homeownership in Indian Country.

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