COVID-19 in Indian Country
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) will host a virtual roundtable with Native leaders on the Trump administration’s botched response to the coronavirus pandemic in Indian Country.

All states, jurisdictions and territories in the U.S. must collect demographic data on racial disparities and the coronavirus, said Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland), the House Majority Leader.

For Immediate Release April 9, 2020 Huffman, Case, Cunningham, Graves Advocate for Fisheries Relief in Bipartisan Letter Calls on Commerce Department to Expedite CARES Act Assistance San Rafael, CA ­– Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Ed Case (D-HI), Joe Cunningham (D-SC), and Garret Graves (R-LA) led 35 of their colleagues in a bipartisan letter to […]

Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kansas) and Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona) led a letter signed by 38 bipartisan members of Congress calling for tribal small businesses to have access to critical coronavirus relief programs.

New Mexico Tribes will receive over $674,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

The House Committee on Natural Resources is going virtual with a hearing on the impacts of the coronavirus in Indian Country.

The CARES Act is landmark legislation that provides critical relief to Tribal governments impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, was one of many supporters of the CARES Act, a bipartisan bill that brings $10 billion in relief and funding to Indian Country.

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is out of self-quarantine after coming into contact with a fellow member of Congress who tested positive for COVId-19.

The Trump administration has left parts of Grand Canyon National Park open despite the presence of the coronavirus in the community.

Chair Grijalva: National Park Service Must Close Grand Canyon National Park Immediately, Interior Department Must Act to Prioritize Public Health.

Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) today said the passage of the CARES Act is a good step forward in the federal government’s ongoing effort to build up health care capacity in historically underserved and at-risk communities, including Native American tribes.

House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) delivered remarks on the House floor in support of the third economic relief package to address the COVID-19 pandemic and support American workers.

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Rep. Markwayne MullIn (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, offers information about small business resources.

Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04), a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, released a statement after the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Co-Chairs of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Sharice Davids (K-03) led a Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus letter to the Coordinator of the White House’s Coronavirus Response Task Force.

On the House agenda: Senate Amendment to H.R. 748 – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, hosted a COVID-19 town hall on March 24, 2020.

Press Release March 25, 2020   Cole to Host Telephone Town Hall on COVID-19 Pandemic Moore, OK – Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) announced today that he will host a constituent telephone town hall focused on the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During Thursday’s telephone event, Cole will provide updates on the steps taken by […]