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Cronkite News: Lawmakers question management of Indian schools
Education | National | Politics
Cronkite News: Lawmakers question management of Indian schools (February 15, 2018)
A Bureau of Indian Education official told lawmakers that his agency is making 'strong improvements' in the oversight of tribal schools, despite a long history of problems and proposed cuts to the bureau’s budget.

Republicans stir drama by adding controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to unrelated bill
National | Politics
Republicans stir drama by adding controversial Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act to unrelated bill (January 11, 2018)
A controversial bill to exempt tribes from federal labor law has been revived on Capitol Hill, sparking divisions between Republicans and Democrats and putting other Indian legislation in doubt.

House approves national water bill without #NoDAPL amendment
Environment | Law | National | Politics
House approves national water bill without #NoDAPL amendment (September 28, 2016)
Lawmakers worked late into the night to address a water crisis but not the one being followed by Indian Country.

Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill
Politics
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (April 17, 2015)
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.

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