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Choctaw Nation Tribal Council Approves Budget for FY 2024

Published September 12, 2023

TVSHKA HOMMA, Okla. – The Choctaw Nation Tribal Council unanimously approved a $2.5 billion comprehensive expense budget for fiscal year 2024 during the Tribal Council session on Sept. 9. The expense budget is a 1 percent increase over 2023. The new fiscal year begins October 1, 2023.

“Our Tribal Council remains focused on expanding services to meet the needs of our tribal members and to provide economic opportunity for our tribe and our fellow Oklahomans,” Chief Gary Batton said. “Even during this time of inflation, we continue to develop strategies to improve lives now and in the future while maintaining a solid financial base.”

The approved capital expenses are just over $186.3 million, down from $229.4 million last year.

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal membership has increased to over 225,332.

The Choctaw Nation plans to hire an additional 726 employees in fiscal year 2024 increasing the total number of associates to over 12,500.

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma revenue for fiscal year 2024 is projected to be nearly 3 percent higher than the prior year, driven primarily by increases in commerce and healthcare.

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About The Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation is the third-largest Indian Nation in the United States with more than 225,000 tribal members and 12,000-plus associates. This ancient people has an oral tradition dating back over 13,000 years. The first tribe over the Trail of Tears, its historic reservation boundaries are in the southeast corner of Oklahoma, covering 10,923 square miles. The Choctaw Nation’s vision, “Living out the Chahta Spirit of faith, family and culture,” is evident as it continues to focus on providing opportunities for growth and prosperity.


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