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Ex-Interior secretary Ken Salazar to work for tribes at law firm (06/07)
Former Interior secretary Ken Salazar is joining a law firm.

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Secretary Jewell takes action in Jeanette Hanna controversy (05/21)
Secretary Sally Jewell has taken action to address issues raised by an investigation into Jeanette Hanna, a Bureau of Indian Affairs employee who has been the subject of numerous complaints,...

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Sally Jewell to be sworn in as Secretary of Interior Department (04/12)
Sally Jewell is taking over the Interior Department today. Jewell will be sworn in at a private ceremony this afternoon at the U.S. Supreme Court. Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor,...

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Senate confirms Sally Jewell as leader of Interior Department (04/10)
The Senate today confirmed Sally Jewell as the next Secretary of the Interior Department. Jewell has served as the top executive at Recreational Equipment Inc.. Though she doesn't have much...

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Obama seeks small increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget (04/10)
President Barack Obama released his fiscal year 2014 budget today and proposed a slight increase in the budget for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The budget seeks $2.6 billion for...

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar bidding farewell after four years (04/05)
[YouTube: Final Webchat with Secretary Ken Salazar] After more than four years on the job, Ken Salazar is getting ready to step down as the Secretary of the Interior...

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DOI bars non-essential travel under sequestration of budget (03/27)
The Interior Department has barred all non-essential travel due to the sequestration of the federal budget. The directive means Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian...

Filed Under: Environment | National
Taos Pueblo leader attends signing of new national monument (03/26)
Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in New Mexico. (Photo: Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management) Samuel Gomez, the war chief for Taos Pueblo, was in Washington, D.C., on...

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BIA takes role on controversial road for Alaska Native village (03/22)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be taking on a new role for a controversial Alaska Native village road. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recommended against building a road...

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Senate committee approves Sally Jewell as Interior Secretary (03/21)
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 19-3 this morning to approve the nomination of Sally Jewell as the next Secretary of the Interior Department. The vote came after...

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