Mississippi Choctaw tribe receives grant to buy buses

September 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is receiving federal money to replace some buses.

The tribe is getting $857,700.

The money is part of a $366 million grant program announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

The tribe is the only group in Mississippi receiving money in this program to modernize bus systems.