Rodney Bordeaux: Indian Country can’t afford to wait for Medicaid (August 3, 2021)Medicaid is a lifeline for Indian Country, plain and simple.
House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian health bills (July 20, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is meeting for a legislative hearing.
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.
House committee sets hearing on Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act (June 21, 2021)The Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act is up for its first hearing in the 117th Congress.
Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country (June 17, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States hosts an oversight hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.”
House subcommittee sets hearing on facilities in Indian Country (June 15, 2021)The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States is getting back to work with a hearing on facilities in Indian Country.
H.R.1688 – Native American Child Protection Act (May 26, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1688, the Native American Child Protection Act, on May 12, 2021.
House committee set to advance Indian Country bills (May 26, 2021)The House Committee on Natural Resources is meeting to advance bills affecting tribal lands and Native youth.
H.R.810 – Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail (May 25, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.810, a bill to conduct a feasibility study on the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, on May 12, 2021.
H.R.478 – Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act (May 25, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.478, the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act, on May 12, 2021.
More Indian Country bills slated for action on Capitol Hill (May 11, 2021)Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Cherokee Nation discusses criminal compacting legislation (May 10, 2021)Leaders of the Cherokee Nation discuss legislation to address criminal jurisdiction issues in the state of Oklahoma during a call with the media.
Secretary Haaland leads Interior to a more tribal friendly future (April 27, 2021)Secretary Deb Haaland is moving quickly to roll back negative policies as the Biden administration seeks to restore the nation-to-nation relationship with tribes and uphold the federal government’s trust and treaty obligations.
Navajo student invited to President Biden’s address to Congress (April 27, 2021)When President Joe Biden delivers his first address to Congress, a young citizen of the Navajo Nation will be there as a special guest.
Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request for the Department of the Interior (April 21, 2021)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.
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