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Questionable spending, Native jurisdiction, and no loan forgiveness
VNN Weekly Digest June 26-July 2
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Oklahoma auditor finds $29 million in questionable grant spending
(OKLAHOMA) Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Cindy Byrd released an audit report Tuesday that is sharply critical of the state’s lack of oversight on federal grant spending in 2021, as more than $29 million in transactions is being questioned.
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Tenth Circuit rules against Tulsa in Hooper case
(MUSCOGEE NATION) The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the City of Tulsa does not have jurisdiction over municipal crimes committed by Native Americans in the city. In Hooper v. The City of Tulsa, Choctaw citizen Justin Hooper was issued a traffic citation by the City of Tulsa.
Supreme Court strikes down Student Loan forgiveness plan
(NATIONAL) Student loan borrowers in the United States will have to start paying back their loans in October. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that President Biden's student loan relief plan is unconstitutional.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Heavy rain with the risk of localized flash flooding and severe weather stretching from the Northeast to the Ohio/Tennessee Valley, less intense heat across the South but excessively hot over California and the Desert Southwest, and much above normal temperatures for portions of the northern Plains and upper Midwest ahead of rain/storm chances.
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