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Cronkite News: Tribes left out of Republican push for tax reform in Washington
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Cronkite News: Tribes left out of Republican push for tax reform in Washington (November 2, 2017)
A day before Republicans were expected to unveil their plan to overhaul the tax code, tribal leaders and senators complained that Indian Country once again does not have a seat at the table.

Cronkite News: Tribal advocates welcome action on Indian Child Welfare Act case
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Cronkite News: Tribal advocates welcome action on Indian Child Welfare Act case (November 1, 2017)
The Supreme Court has refused to hear an Arizona case that pitted a non-Indian mother and Indian father against one another in a fight for custody of their children.

Tribes don't want to be left behind as Washington turns to tax policy reform
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Tribes don't want to be left behind as Washington turns to tax policy reform (October 26, 2017)
With Indian Country's standing within the Trump administration still in flux, tribal leaders are turning to Congress to include them in tax reform efforts.

Top Trump administration official casts doubt on tribal economic development rule
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Top Trump administration official casts doubt on tribal economic development rule (October 24, 2017)
Tribes are eager to end dual taxation on their reservations. Is the Trump administration listening?

Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline
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Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access Pipeline (June 23, 2017)
Tribal leaders remain confident they will be able to stop oil from flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline even though a decision isn't expected until the fall.

Indian Country celebrates as judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline
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Indian Country celebrates as judge orders environmental review of Dakota Access Pipeline (June 15, 2017)
The fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline is entering a new phase after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to conduct an environmental review of the controversial project.

Cronkite News: Key Democrat calls for more funding for Cobell buy-back
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Cronkite News: Key Democrat calls for more funding for Cobell buy-back (June 5, 2017)
The Interior Department has 'not accomplished much' in its program to buy up marginal Indian lands and return them to tribes, despite spending two-thirds of a $1.9 billion fund, a top official said recently.

Tribal sovereignty foe in charge of nation's environmental agenda
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Tribal sovereignty foe in charge of nation's environmental agenda (February 20, 2017)
Scott Pruitt, as attorney general in Oklahoma, repeatedly fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation fronts.

Tribes find common ground with Donald Trump on Supreme Court nominee
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Tribes find common ground with Donald Trump on Supreme Court nominee (February 17, 2017)
It's been a rocky start for the Trump administration but the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the nation's highest court is drawing praise in Indian Country.

Supreme Court deadlocks in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case
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Supreme Court deadlocks in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case (June 23, 2016)
Dollar General must now answer to a lawsuit filed in the courts of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Supreme Court still holding onto ruling in tribal jurisdiction case
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Supreme Court still holding onto ruling in tribal jurisdiction case (June 16, 2016)
With the nation's highest court down to just eight members, the justices have yet to reach clear consensus in the closely-watched dispute.

Another week goes by without decision in tribal jurisdiction case
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Another week goes by without decision in tribal jurisdiction case (May 31, 2016)
The Supreme Court appears deadlocked as the clock continues to tick on the Dollar General case.

Long wait hints at Supreme Court tie in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case
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Long wait hints at Supreme Court tie in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case (May 23, 2016)
It's official -- a closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case is now the oldest on the U.S. Supreme Court docket.

Bureau of Indian Affairs within reach of land-into-trust milestone
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Bureau of Indian Affairs within reach of land-into-trust milestone (March 21, 2016)
The Obama administration has already placed about 400,000 acres in trust after acquisitions came to a near-halt during the Bush era.

Klamath Tribes oppose Dollar General store due to court challenge
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Klamath Tribes oppose Dollar General store due to court challenge (March 1, 2016)
The publicly-traded company is refusing to submit to tribal jurisdiction in a case that was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Updates from Day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session in D.C.
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Updates from Day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session in D.C. (February 24, 2016)
Some highlights from the second day of the National Congress of American Indians 2016 executive council winter session in Washington, D.C.

DOJ asks Supreme Court to hear Indian domestic violence case
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DOJ asks Supreme Court to hear Indian domestic violence case (November 11, 2015)
The Obama administration is warning that American Indian and Alaska Native women could be terrorized even more unless the justices resolve an issue affecting repeat offenders.

Tribes urged to bring states on board for Supreme Court case
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Tribes urged to bring states on board for Supreme Court case (October 20, 2015)
The state of Mississippi is submitting a brief in defense of the authority of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

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