SCIA sets confirmation hearing for Kevin Washburn to run BIA

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a confirmation hearing this Friday for Kevin Washburn to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.

Washburn is a member of the Chickasaw Nation. If confirmed by the Senate, he will oversee the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The hearing takes place at 2:30pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. A witness list hasn't been published.

Committee Notice:
The President's Nomination of Kevin K. Washburn to be Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior (September 14, 2012)

Relevant Documents:
White House Announcement | Letter to Law School | UNM Press Release | DOI Press Release | Sen. Bingaman | Sen. Tom Udall

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