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Tribal Nations in Oklahoma Boost State Economy by $13 Billion

A new study shows Oklahoma tribes boosted the state’s economy by almost $13 billion in 2017.

That includes money to build, expand and repair roads, like $7 million to improve I-44 in Tulsa.

“This study shows that Oklahoma tribes are providing valuable jobs and employment to Oklahomans throughout the state,” said Lisa Johnson Billy, Oklahoma Secretary of Native American Affairs. “We look forward to continued growth and cooperation that benefits all Oklahomans.”

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