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Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules budget hearing

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The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing next week to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget request for Indian programs.

President Barack Obama is seeking $2.4 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He also asked Congress to provide $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.

The hearing will take place at 2:30pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. A witness list hasn't been posted online.

Committee Notice:
Oversight Hearing to receive testimony on "The President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Tribal Programs." (March 26, 2014)

FY2015 Budget Documents:
Strengthening Tribal Nations | Indian Affairs | Standing With Indian Country

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