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The National Park Service abruptly closed Grand Canyon National Park, bowing to weeks of pressure after health officials expressed 'extreme concern' about the potential for spread of COVID-19 in the park.
Lawmakers joined local and tribal officials in calling on the Trump administration to reverse its 'reckless' decision to keep Grand Canyon National Park open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawmakers said tribal communities will receive much needed funding from the CARES Act to fight COVID-19.
Tribal officials raised issues ranging from polluted water to underfunded police but there was one message they all had for lawmakers – the government needs to be a more reliable partner on critical projects.
For more than an hour, President Donald Trump talked about the 'Great American Comeback' that has occurred under his administration, in a State of the Union address that Democrats said described instead 'a parallel universe.'
Lawmakers split along party lines on a historic vote to impeach Donald Trump, making him just the third president to be impeached and the first while facing re-election.
President Trump authorized creation of an eight-member panel to coordinate the federal response to the problem of murdered and missing indigenous women.
Lawmakers split along party lines as the House passed a resolution that lays out the framework for the next public phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
The Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation are among 26 tribes that will see the return of ancestral remains from Finland, where the items have been held in a museum after being taken from Colorado almost 130 years ago.
Democrats are opening a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump amid controversy over his dealings with a foreign nation.
'They are illegally stealing money from our troops,' a Democratic lawmaker said after the Trump administration announced a diversion of $3.6 billion in military funds for the border wall.
Ballot tallies could be flown out of the Havasupai Reservation for the 2020 election.
Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
Throughout history, Native Americans have been subjected to federal laws that are offensive, immoral and outright racist.
Partisans did not appear to be swayed by a careful recap of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Democrats pushed one of their top priorities through the House, advancing a bill to strengthen background checks on gun transfers.
Sixteen states have filed suit against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration last week though Arizona and Texas aren’t among them.
The five-week government shutdown shaved as much as $11 billion off the real gross domestic product, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Arizona lawmakers welcomed a deal to temporarily reopen the federal government after a five-week partial shutdown, but cautioned that hard work remains to be done to make it stick.
While thousands of federal workers are going without pay this month, some members of Congress will forgo their salaries during the partial government shutdown.
There are at least 20 congressional districts where the Native Vote tops one percent of potential voters.
The Supreme Court has let stand an Obama-era moratorium on new uranium mines on about 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon.
The White Mountain Apache Tribe and two Pueblo tribes benefit from a bill that gained final approval in Congress.
President Donald Trump sparked immediate backlash for siding with Russia. But then he said he misspoke.
A bill to help the Gila River Indian Community protect its homelands is slated for action on Capitol Hill.
Scott Pruitt aggressively rolled back agency regulations even as he was dogged by ethical questions at the Environmental Protection Agency.
Secretary Ryan Zinke has no plans to revisit uranium mining in and around the Grand Canyon but a coalition of sportsmen’s groups is worried.
Labor unions and Indian water rights aren’t usually associated with one another. But to the White Mountain Apache Tribe they’re currently tightly entwined.
Two tribal land bills are getting their first hearing in the 115th Congress.
In Washington, reaction to President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was swift and strong.