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Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on tribal economies





The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing this Wednesday on economic development in Indian Country.

The hearing will focus on the lack of access to capital. The witnesses are expected to testify about how federal programs, including those at the Treasury Department, have improved access to capital.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel 1
•Mr. Dennis Nolan
Deputy Director-Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, D.C.

Panel 2
•Mr. Gary Davis
President and CEO-National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, Mesa, AZ

•Mr. William "Mike" Lettig
Executive Vice President-National Executive Native American Financial Services and Agribusiness, Key Bank, Bellevue, WA

•Mr. Gerald Sherman
Vice-Chair-Native CDFI Network, Roscoe, MT

•Mr. Kevin Allis
Executive Director-Native American Contractors Association, Washington, D.C.

•Ms. Sherry L. Rupert
President, Board of Directors-American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, Albuquerque, NM

Committee Notice:
Oversight Hearing on "Economic Development: Encouraging Investment in Indian Country" (June 25, 2014)