More: h.r.2029

Tribes to finally see funding to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indians
Tribes to finally see funding to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indians (May 9, 2016)

The Department of Justice is accepting applications for a program that was authorized by the Violence Against Women Act in 2013.


Capitol Hill compromise renews tax breaks for Indian Country
Capitol Hill compromise renews tax breaks for Indian Country (December 16, 2015)

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act includes provisions aimed boosting employment and economic development on and near reservations.


Appropriations bill includes modest increases for BIA and IHS
Appropriations bill includes modest increases for BIA and IHS (December 16, 2015)

A massive bill to fund the federal government for fiscal year 2016 was finally released and it includes only modest increases for Indian Country.


Appropriations bill allows VA hospitals to recommend marijuana
Appropriations bill allows VA hospitals to recommend marijuana (May 26, 2015)

Doctors in states where marijuana is legal for medical purposes will be able to discuss the drug with veterans.