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Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
National | Politics | Trust
Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs (December 12, 2017)
A years-long effort by tribes is coming to fruition as the Trump administration prepares to return the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians to its familiar roots.

Trump administration rolls out first rule under historic trust reform law
National | Politics | Trust
Trump administration rolls out first rule under historic trust reform law (June 26, 2017)
Indian Country is entering a new era in trust reform amid major changes at the Department of the Interior.

Office of Special Trustee pitches President Trump’s lower budget request as 'taxpayer' savings
National | Politics | Trust
Office of Special Trustee pitches President Trump’s lower budget request as 'taxpayer' savings (May 23, 2017)
The agency is one the few in federal government whose responsibilities solely affect Indian Country.

Donald Trump's Interior pick offers mixed record on Indian issues
Business | National | Politics | Trust
Donald Trump's Interior pick offers mixed record on Indian issues (December 12, 2016)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) fought an off-reservation casino and opposed stronger protections for Native women during her time on Capitol Hill.

Interior Department updates information about trust reform talks
National | Politics
Interior Department updates information about trust reform talks (August 3, 2016)
A new law known as the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act promises dramatic changes to the agency's trust management structure.

Interior Department consults tribes about new trust reform law
National | Trust
Interior Department consults tribes about new trust reform law (July 22, 2016)
Tribes supported H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, because it promises dramatic changes to the federal government's trust management structure.

Jay Daniels: New law takes us backward in serving Indian Country
Opinion | Trust
Jay Daniels: New law takes us backward in serving Indian Country (July 18, 2016)
It is going to be a terrible thing for Indian Country if the Office of Special Trustee is dissolved.

Major trust reform bill supported by Indian Country signed into law
National | Politics | Trust
Major trust reform bill supported by Indian Country signed into law (June 22, 2016)
President Barack Obama signed H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, despite concerns within his administration.

Tribes pressure President Obama to sign trust reform legislation
National | Politics | Trust
Tribes pressure President Obama to sign trust reform legislation (June 15, 2016)
H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, is the first comprehensive trust reform package to clear Congress in more than two decades.

Congress passes first comprehensive Indian trust bill in decades
National | Politics | Trust
Congress passes first comprehensive Indian trust bill in decades (June 10, 2016)
Tribes and tribal organizations support H.R.812, theIndian Trust Asset Reform Act, but the Obama administration does not.

House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian Country budget
Education | Health | National | Politics | Trust
House subcommittee takes testimony on Indian Country budget (March 21, 2016)
Officials from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians and the Indian Health Service will discuss their priorities amid concerns from some lawmakers that the budget invests in programs that may not be seeing results.

Special Trustee Vince Logan hosts open house for 20th birthday
National | Trust
Special Trustee Vince Logan hosts open house for 20th birthday (March 16, 2016)
The agency that was charged with overseeing trust reform efforts at the Interior Department is welcoming beneficiaries from the Washington, D.C., and Mid-Atlantic area.

Colville Tribes push for passage of Indian Trust Asset Reform Act
National | Politics | Trust
Colville Tribes push for passage of Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (March 3, 2016)
The House passed H.R.812 by a voice vote on February 24 and it awaits action in the Senate.

House approves bill to reform trust duties at Interior Department
National | Politics | Trust
House approves bill to reform trust duties at Interior Department (February 25, 2016)
H.R.812, the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, lays the groundwork to return the functions of Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

House set for debate and vote on Indian Trust Asset Reform Act
National | Politics | Trust
House set for debate and vote on Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (February 23, 2016)
H.R.812, the first major trust reform bill in decades, is supported by Indian Country but opposed by the Obama administration.

Office of Special Trustee budget request remains steady at $140M
National | Trust
Office of Special Trustee budget request remains steady at $140M (February 9, 2016)
The agency, which is part of the Interior Department, holds nearly $4.9 billion in trust for more than 250 tribes and about 400,000 individual Indians.

House Natural Resources Committee passes Indian bills at markup
Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
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
Environment | Politics | Trust
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.

Audio from House subcommittee's hearing on three tribal bills
Health | National | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee's hearing on three tribal bills (April 14, 2015)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) plans to move quickly on the bills with or without the support of the Obama administration.

Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on three tribal bills
Health | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on three tribal bills (April 13, 2015)
Indian employment, trust reform and an Alaska Native land transfer are on the agenda for the House Subcommittee Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs at its first legislative hearing of the 114th Congress.

Key House panel to hold first legislative hearing of 114th Congress
Politics
Key House panel to hold first legislative hearing of 114th Congress (April 9, 2015)
Indian employment, trust reform and an Alaska Native land transfer are on the agenda for the April 14 hearing.

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