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Senate committee advances bill to update Johnson O'Malley education program
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Senate committee advances bill to update Johnson O'Malley education program (October 4, 2017)
A bipartisan bill to update the Johnson-O'Malley Program and ensure more adequate funding for Indian students is inching forward on Capitol Hill.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance Johnson O'Malley reform bill
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance Johnson O'Malley reform bill (October 2, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will be taking up a bill to modernize the Johnson O'Malley Program at a business meeting.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes testimony on three bills at hearing
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes testimony on three bills at hearing (July 12, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule (June 29, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets on July 12 to consider bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.

Tribes and educators push for newer data for key funding program
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Tribes and educators push for newer data for key funding program (May 10, 2016)
The Native student population has grown by leaps and bounds in the last 20 years but the Bureau of Indian Affairs is stuck on Johnson O’Malley data from 1995.

Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on two bills
Education | Health | Politics
Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on two bills (May 9, 2016)
Lawmakers will take testimony on a bill to help Native veterans with health care services and another to update data used for the Johnson-O'Malley education program.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules meeting and hearing
Education | Environment | Health | Politics
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules meeting and hearing (May 5, 2016)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the hearing will focus on a veterans health and the Johnson O’Malley program.

BIE schedules consultations for Johnson-O'Malley program
Education
BIE schedules consultations for Johnson-O'Malley program (November 16, 2015)
Topics include the JOM student count and the funding methodology for the program.

Carla Mann: Act now for accurate Indian student count for JOM
Education | Opinion
Carla Mann: Act now for accurate Indian student count for JOM (August 4, 2014)
Without an accurate count, lawmakers cannot and will not provide the kind of funding the Johnson-O’Malley Association program needs.

Carla Mann: Johnson O'Malley needs an accurate student count
Education | Opinion
Carla Mann: Johnson O'Malley needs an accurate student count (July 16, 2014)
An accurate student count is the first step in ensuring the survival of the Johnson O'Malley program.

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