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Trump administration ready to let Cobell program run out of fundsFiled Under: Cobell Lawsuit and Settlement | National | Politics | Trust
Trump administration ready to let Cobell program run out of funds (May 24, 2017)
A top official at the Department of the Interior drew a rebuke for characterizing Indian Country as greedy.
Lawmakers push to renew Special Diabetes Program for IndiansFiled Under: Health | National | Politics
Lawmakers push to renew Special Diabetes Program for Indians (May 18, 2017)
The program has bipartisan support and has demonstrated success but it's due to expire before the end of the year unless Congress takes action.
House subcommittee schedules hearing on tribal infrastructureFiled Under: National | Politics
House subcommittee schedules hearing on tribal infrastructure (March 3, 2017)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is meeting for the first time in the 115th Congress.
House panel with jurisdiction over Indian issues gains a new leaderFiled Under: National | Politics
House panel with jurisdiction over Indian issues gains a new leader (February 3, 2017)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is getting a reboot after going through a rough patch in the last session of Congress.
Another slow start for House committee in charge of tribal affairsFiled Under: National | Politics
Another slow start for House committee in charge of tribal affairs (January 26, 2017)
Having Republicans in control of Congress hasn't resulted in much progress for Indian Country's legislative agenda, at least on the House side of Capitol Hill.
Democrats blast President Trump for ignoring Native opposition to pipelinesFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Democrats blast President Trump for ignoring Native opposition to pipelines (January 24, 2017)
Tribes thought Keystone XL was long dead and they have been preparing to deal the same fate to Dakota Access as part of a new environmental review.
Two California tribes acquire majority stake in manufacturing firmFiled Under: Business
Two California tribes acquire majority stake in manufacturing firm (August 18, 2016)
The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians and the Rincon Band of LuiseƱo Indians are partners in PRC Composites.
House passes measure to resolve Morongo Band land disputeFiled Under: National | Politics | Trust
House passes measure to resolve Morongo Band land dispute (July 14, 2015)
The tribe and a non-Indian landowner have agreed to swap equal portions of land in order to settle the dispute.
Rep. Torres issues statement on heated exchange at hearingFiled Under: National | Politics | Trust
Rep. Torres issues statement on heated exchange at hearing (May 15, 2015)
The new member of Congress incurred the wrath of an anger-prone Rep. Don Young, Republican of Alaska.
House subcommittee hearing on land-into-trust turns heatedFiled Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
House subcommittee hearing on land-into-trust turns heated (May 14, 2015)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) lashed out against the National Congress of American Indians and a Democratic colleague after the motivation for the hearing was questioned.

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