Congressional hearings on Cobell, FY06 budget

The House Resources Committee hearing on the Cobell v. Norton trust fund lawsuit has been changed to 11am.

Testifying before the committee will be Interior's associate deputy secretary and acting Indian affairs assistant secretary Jim Cason and attorney Keith Harper of the Native American Rights Fund. No other witnesses are scheduled to appear [Witness List]. A live audio link can be found at http://resourcescommittee.house.gov

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on President Bush's fiscal year 2006 budget will begin at 9:30am. The first panel is federal officials, including Cason, while the second panel is tribal leaders [Witness List].. A live video link can be found at http://indian.senate.gov

Relevant Links:
Indian Trust: Cobell v. Norton - http://www.indiantrust.com

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