tag: house

yvetteherrell
Rep. Yvette Herrell (R-New Mexico), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been all about Donald Trump since becoming the third Native woman to serve in Congress.
Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
I support all efforts to impeach and convict Donald Trump and make it impossible for him to hold this office/public office ever again.
tomcole
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) failed to mention Donald Trump by name or address his role in inciting violence on a “horrific” day at the U.S. Capitol.
markwayne mullin covid-19
Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) is still downplaying the protocols that slow the spread of the coronavirus.
keepitgrand
For four years, the Trump administration took steps to boost uranium mining for what it called national security reasons, a move environmentalists saw as an attempt to open the door to mining near the Grand Canyon.
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
Since the start of the 116th Congress, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) has introduced 51 pieces of legislation.
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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.
uscapitol
Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
H.R.1964 Lumbee Recognition Act
H.R.1964, Lumbee Recognition Act (November 17, 2020)
A bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe is making progress on Capitol Hill.
acomapueblo
Officials from New Mexico are upset about the reduction in services at a hospital serving Pueblo and Navajo citizens.
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The U.S. House of Representatives is slated to approve a bipartisan bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe.
National Native American Veterans Memorial
Since the Revolutionary War, Native Americans have served our country in higher numbers than any other racial or ethnic minority in the United States.
donaldtrumpamyconeybarrett
With the nation’s highest court stacked with even more conservative justices, tribes are once again paying close attention to a COVID-19 funding dispute they thought was over.
amyconeybarrett
Amy Coney Barrett is exceptionally well-qualified and a great choice to serve on the highest court in the land.
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American history was made when Amy Coney Barrett was officially confirmed to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.
“Native Americans have overcome many hardships since the onset of colonization — genocide, forced relocation and assimilation — but we’re still here,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).
phoenixindianmedicalcenter
The Phoenix Indian Medical Center shut down inpatient obstetrics services without public notice or comment.
markwaynemullin
Markwayne Mullin is seeking a fifth term in office. Danyell Lanier, a fellow Cherokee, is hoping to unseat him.
debhaalandtomcole
The Zia Sun Symbol is vital to the religion, traditions and culture of Zia Pueblo.
Joe Biden Photo by Adam Schultz / Biden for President
Accusations of pandering are flying as Native voters cast ballots in the final days of the heated presidential election.
lumbeecatawba
President Donald Trump gave a shout out to the Lumbee Tribe and the Catawba Nation during a campaign rally in North Carolina.
tom cole
Looking back on the unprecedented events, hardships, challenges and losses we’ve navigated this year, certainly everyone would agree that 2020 has been a roller coaster experience none of us asked for or wanted.
mmiw justice for kozee
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and communities.
donaldtrump
Just days after their boss bashed Indigenous Peoples Day, members of the Donald Trump administration tried their best to portray the president as someone who cares about the interests of America’s “first” inhabitants.
Goodbye Columbus
Native people finally celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday in Arizona – but it was a win with an asterisk.
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The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund, and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition condemn the Trump administration’s pursuit of an incomplete 2020 Census.
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) speaks about #MMIW legislation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.
“Everyone in this country deserves to feel safe in their communities, but a long history of violence against native people has led to the disappearance and murder of Native Americans at alarming rates,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).
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A bipartisan resolution calls for the official designation of the second Monday of October as a federal holiday in honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
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The Joe Biden campaign is celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with tribal leaders, members of Congress and Native musicians.
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Lily Mendoza, Cheyenne River Sioux, is reopening her store and community space as she continues to advocate for missing and murdered women, girls and Two Spirit relatives.
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The Tribal Health Data Improvement Act aims to remove barriers that Native Americans face in accessing public health data – something even more critical in the COVID-19 era.
hnrc
Thanks to the Trump administration, oil and gas drillers, as well as mining companies, are getting a break on royalties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
sadlerochitriver
Alaska Natives explained how climate change impacts their people in a forum hosted by Democrats on the House Committee on Natural Resources.
markwaynemullin
By helping small businesses through tough times with forgivable loans, offering tax credits in Opportunity Zones to lift up distressed communities, and investing in our infrastructure, we can get America back to work and rebuild our economy.
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Welcome to #NAFOAFall2020 Conference Week (and other important policy updates for Indian Country).
house committee on natural resources
Three Alaska Native witnesses are testifying about the impacts of climate change on their communities.
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“Everyone in this country deserves access to reliable high-speed internet, especially during a pandemic,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico), a citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna.