tag: appropriations

Markwayne Mullin
Markwayne Mullin has made history as the first tribal citizen to win election to the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades.
Markwayne Mullin
Markwayne Mullin is poised to make history as the first tribal citizen in the U.S. Senate in nearly two decades but not all Native voters are happy.
Roselyn Tso and Jonathan Nez
For the first time in nearly two years, the Indian Health Service has a permanent leader.
Jackie Walorski
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi is mourning the loss of Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Indiana) and two of her staffers who were killed in a car crash.
Fort Belknap Indian Community
Landowners from the Fort Belknap Indian Community have until August 12 to accept offers from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.5549, the Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act
The House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on H.R.5549, the Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act.
Deb Haaland and Bryan Newland
The Biden administration is fully supporting a bipartisan bill to study the Indian boarding school era, Secretary Deb Haaland said at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
House Committee on Appropriations Fiscal Year 2023 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Bill
The House Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, part of the Committee on Appropriations, begins markup of a key Indian Country funding bill.
Troop Hula
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is on the road this week, focusing on Native Hawaiian issues.
Dilkon Medical Center
With his administration sounding the alarm on health worker burnout, President Biden’s pick to lead the Indian Health Service is up for a long-awaited confirmation hearing.
'No More Stolen Sisters'
The Biden administration is promising historic investments to address the crisis of missing and murdered people in Indian Country as advocates continue to call for more support at all levels.
White House
The White House has a new Native advisor in the second year of Joe Biden’s presidency.
FY2023 Regional TFY2023 Regional Tribal Organizations Public Witness Dayribal Organizations Public Witness Day
Representatives of regional tribal organizations present their fiscal year 2023 budget priorities to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Dwayne Tomah
With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
Joe Biden and Deb Haaland
It’s that time of the year again. President Joe Biden and his administration have released their fiscal year 2023 budget request.
Stephen Roe Lewis and Raul Grijalva
Tribal leaders and tribal organizations are rallying in support of a bill that mandates consultation with Indian nations on actions that affect their interests.
Native Women in Red Shawls
A long-overdue update to the Violence Against Women Act is finally becoming law to protect more women, children and elders in tribal communities.
NAFOA
NAFOA turns 40 next month! Celebrate with us!
Jill Jim, Roselyn Tso, Jonathan Nez
The federal agency charged with providing health care to more than 2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives has gone without a permanent leader for six of the last seven years.
Native Women in Red Shawls
The $1.5 trillion omnibus will fund Indian Country programs and expand recognition of tribal sovereignty under the Violence Against Women Act.
Lisa Murkowski and Brian Schatz
With funding for Indian Country programs set to run out unless Congress acts, developments are fast-moving on Capitol Hill.
Ben Ray Luján
Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico), a key member of Congress who serves on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke.
Elizabeth Fowler
It’s been a year since Joe Biden took office as president of the United States and he has yet to name a permanent leader of the Indian Health Service.
Roy Slowman
Indigenous nations across the country have experienced chronic federal underfunding, which has led to disproportionate impacts tied to COVID-19 through housing, employment, public safety, food security, health care and economic outcomes.
Aaron Payment
The American Jobs Plan will bring an additional $12 billion in much-needed infrastructure to Indian Country.
U.S. Capitol
Lawmakers rejected a proposal that would have added $154 million to the Bureau of Indian Affairs budget to address a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
fy2022indianaffairs
The Biden administration is seeking more money for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Indian Education and other Indian programs at the Department of the Interior.
okcic
As the first Americans continue to feel the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to bring more resources to urban Indian communities.
The Capitol after the attack
The House of Representatives voted to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, despite the opposition of 175 Republicans.
MMIW Red
The Biden administration is taking additional steps to address the crisis of missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives in hopes of putting the focus back on survivors, families and tribal nations.
debhaaland
Secretary Deb Haaland presented the Department of the Interior’s fiscal year 2022 budget request during her first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Biden administration.
houseinteriorappropriations
Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as the leader of the Department of the Interior.
nafoa
The NAFOA newsletter has something for everyone – from Native students to Tribal Leaders.
ncaiwellnesswalk
A program that has reduced diabetes in Indian Country has been extended for another three years, resulting in a lifetime in the age of COVID-19.
uscapitol
A bill to provide COVID-19 relief and fund the federal government, including Indian Country programs, has been released.
debhaaland
In a historic first, Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native women to serve in the U.S. Congress, has been tapped to serve in the incoming Joe Biden administration.
mikeblack
Joe Biden is the only choice for Indian Country this November, asserts a former official who served under numerous presidents.
Border Barrier Construction: Yuma
Can President Trump use military funds for the wall along the U.S. border? The Supreme Court is set to decide.
supremecourt
The fate of the Indian health care system is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court in a case where not even the Trump administration is defending the trust and treaty responsibility to tribes and their citizens.
Hopi Reservation
A “life-changing” diabetes program for Indian Country will expire unless Congress takes action.