More: s.732

Battle erupts over partial land-into-trust fix in appropriations bill
Battle erupts over partial land-into-trust fix in appropriations bill (July 11, 2016)

Republicans are trying to kill what might be Indian Country's best hope at fixing a disastrous Supreme Court decision.


A 'partial' land-into-trust fix added to Interior appropriations bill
A 'partial' land-into-trust fix added to Interior appropriations bill (June 16, 2016)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), a member of the Chickasaw Nation, acknowledged that his amendment isn't what Indian Country wants.


Navajo Nation Council opposes land-into-trust reform measure
Navajo Nation Council opposes land-into-trust reform measure (December 11, 2015)

Navajo lawmakers said S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, goes too far by giving state and local governments a greater stake in the process.


Rep. Mullin confirms divisions in Indian Country on Carcieri fix
Rep. Mullin confirms divisions in Indian Country on Carcieri fix (November 24, 2015)

The Cherokee Nation citizen said lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hearing conflicting messages from tribes on a major legislative priority.


Congress yet to take action on Carcieri land-into-trust decision
Congress yet to take action on Carcieri land-into-trust decision (October 28, 2015)

Six versions of a land-into-trust fix have been introduced in the 114th Congress but none have advanced very far.


Controversy brews as House takes up Native American Energy Act
Controversy brews as House takes up Native American Energy Act (October 6, 2015)

Democrats revolt after Republicans kill an amendment that would have addressed the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, a long-standing tribal priority.


Sen. Moran introduces yet another version of land-into-trust fix
Sen. Moran introduces yet another version of land-into-trust fix (August 10, 2015)

Some six proposals to address the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar have surfaced in the 114th Congress.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust (July 30, 2015)

Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.


Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix
Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix (July 29, 2015)

S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, includes some incentives for tribes that work with local and state governments.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee to take up land-into-trust fix
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to take up land-into-trust fix (July 27, 2015)

The 114th Congress is finally seeing some movementon a long-pressing issue in Indian Country.


Senate Indian Affairs Committee ready for discussion on Carcieri
Senate Indian Affairs Committee ready for discussion on Carcieri (March 24, 2015)

Congress has failed to enact a land-into-trust fix in the past six years.


Bill introduced in Senate to fix Carcieri land-into-trust decision
Bill introduced in Senate to fix Carcieri land-into-trust decision (March 16, 2015)

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is the lead sponsor of S.732 to ensure all tribes can follow the land-into-trust process.