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House Natural Resources Committee passes Indian bills at markup
House Natural Resources Committee passes Indian bills at markup (February 4, 2016)

Except for a land-into-trust measure affecting the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians, the bills were non-controversial and didn't receive much discussion.


House Natural Resources Committee schedules markup on four Indian bills
House Natural Resources Committee schedules markup on four Indian bills (January 29, 2016)

Four bills on the agenda address trust reform, water rights and land-into-trust issues.


Lytton Band to collect signatures for petition on city services
Lytton Band to collect signatures for petition on city services (October 15, 2015)

The tribe needs approval from voters in Windsor, California, to extend water and sewer services to its 124-acre land-into-trust site.


Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects
Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects (August 26, 2015)

Residents are concerned about plans for housing, a winery and a resort in the town of Windsor, California.


Lytton Band faces opposition to land-into-trust bill in Congress
Lytton Band faces opposition to land-into-trust bill in Congress (July 16, 2015)

The tribe is planning a housing development, a winery and a resort on the land in question.


Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe
Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe (June 18, 2015)

Conflict between tribal and local governments was on full display as the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs heard testimony on three bills.