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Tribal employment measure gives President Trump his first chance to sign an Indian bill
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Tribal employment measure gives President Trump his first chance to sign an Indian bill (November 30, 2017)

President Donald Trump is getting a much-needed opportunity to move past his 'Pocahontas' controversy and sign his first stand-alone Indian bill into law.

Republicans revive Indian energy measure with a more friendly president in office
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Republicans revive Indian energy measure with a more friendly president in office (September 11, 2017)

A controversial Indian energy bill that faced intense opposition during the Obama era is on the agenda again only this time it might get a friendlier reception from the White House.

President Trump promises 'freedom' for tribes seeking to exploit their resources
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President Trump promises 'freedom' for tribes seeking to exploit their resources (June 29, 2017)

President Donald Trump blamed the federal government for hindering prosperity in Indian Country in his first official event with tribal leaders.

Key Republican hoping to get Indian energy bill through Congress
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Key Republican hoping to get Indian energy bill through Congress (May 10, 2017)

Provisions of S.245, the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act, are aimed at reducing bureaucratic hurdles that have cost tribes time and money.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs advances nine bills at first meeting
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs advances nine bills at first meeting (February 9, 2017)

Members of the panel are hoping bipartisanship wins the day even as Republicans and Democrats remain far apart on Capitol Hill.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs moves quickly on bipartisan bills
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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs moves quickly on bipartisan bills (February 6, 2017)

The committee is set to advance a slew of bills that address economic development, employment, Native languages, water rights and other issues.