Bill introduced in Senate to reauthorize key Indian housing law (July 13, 2021)Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced legislation with Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and other members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, to reform and reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act.
Cronkite News: Republicans block passage of voting rights bill (June 23, 2021)Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) repeated her refusal to end the filibuster on the same day Republicans used the maneuver to block debate on voting rights legislation.
Tribal Health Data Improvement Act back on agenda (June 21, 2021)A bipartisan bill to ensure that tribes have access to the same public health data as states is once again moving forward on Capitol Hill.
Cronkite News: Native voting rights debated on Capitol Hill (May 27, 2021)They came with studies, they came with polls, they came with statistics. But Democrats and Republicans share little common ground on voting rights.
Montana Free Press: Indian lawmakers focus on big issues (May 21, 2021)Voting access, Indigenous languages and bison management were the big-ticket items for the Montana Legislature’s American Indian Caucus.
Tim Giago: Mass shootings are almost becoming a daily affair (April 22, 2021)America has become a national disgrace when it comes to guns and that has to change.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Words have consequences in America (April 13, 2021)Anyone holding a position of power must pay close attention to the words that come out of their mouths.
Cronkite News: Deb Haaland takes helm at Department of the Interior (March 19, 2021)“The confirmation of Deb Haaland is amazing,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said after the historic vote in favor of the Pueblo trailblazer.
Bill introduced to protect sacred Apache site from development (March 15, 2021)Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) have once again introduced legislation to permanently protect a sacred Apache site from development.
Native veterans support Deb Haaland ahead of historic vote (March 15, 2021)Native veterans and allies are stepping up to support Deb Haaland ahead of her final historic vote as Secretary of the Interior.
‘It will be historic’: Deb Haaland #DebForInterior (March 11, 2021)“For too long, tribal nations have been denied a seat at the table where decisions were made that impacted their lives and their land,” a key Democrat said in discussing the historic nomination of Deb Haaland.
Senate Republican opposes Deb Haaland #DebForInterior (March 10, 2021)Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), the Republican minority leader in the U.S. Senate, won’t be voting for Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior.
‘Haaland will be confirmed by the Senate’ #DebForInterior (March 9, 2021)A key Democratic lawmaker is confident: Deb Haaland will soon be in charge of the Department of the Interior.
Bill recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (March 9, 2021)Democrats are moving quickly to update the Violence Against Women Act with added protections for women in tribal communities.
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