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Arizona lawmaker brings personal story, gun-reform plea to Washington
Arizona lawmaker brings personal story, gun-reform plea to Washington (September 27, 2019)

A panel of lawmakers, advocates and medical professionals shared sobering stories about gun violence in the hopes of spurring the U.S. Congress into action.


Lawmakers want BIA to delay new federal recognition reforms
Lawmakers want BIA to delay new federal recognition reforms (March 27, 2015)

The rules have been in development for more than two years but the lawmakers say more time is needed.


Lawmaker  avoids speaking   name of tribe seeking recognition
Lawmaker avoids speaking name of tribe seeking recognition (March 20, 2013)

Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California) took pains to avoid mentioning the Mishewal Wappo Tribe by name during a hearing on federal recognition on Tuesday. Thompson used the term "particular tribe" twice...


Lawmakers oppose recognition for Mishewal Wappo Tribe
Lawmakers oppose recognition for Mishewal Wappo Tribe (May 24, 2011)

Three members of Congress say the executive branch cannot restore recognition to a terminated tribe. Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-California) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California) say the...