Rob Capriccioso
2/26/14
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) has served in the Senate since January 2009...
Rob Capriccioso
2/26/14
Soon after the White House confirmed last week that 2014 tribal contract support costs would be fully funded, administration officials are confirming this week that the president’s...
Rob Capriccioso
2/19/14
The White House confirmed February 18 that it has backed off its request last year to Congress to cap contract support costs (CSC) owed to tribes for services provided to tribal ci...
Rob Capriccioso
2/17/14
The Obama administration has reportedly agreed to congressional demands for it to abide by Supreme Court decisions requiring reimbursement of full tribal contract support costs (CS...
Mark Trahant
2/5/14
On a tribal bulletin board this week these chilling words were posted: “Due to budget issues, Contract Health Service will be on Priority One until further notice.” Why are these w...
Rob Capriccioso
1/30/14
After a tenuous year of leading the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) has confirmed that she is moving on...
Christina Rose
1/22/14
This Date in Native History: On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court decided in Roe v. Wade that women across America had the constitutional right to legal abortions...
Myrna Garnder
1/17/14
According to the Affordable Healthcare Act, there are nine exemptions from a citizen required to carry the minimal essential coverage of Health Insurance...
Rob Capriccioso
1/16/14
For the second year in a row, Indian Health Service (IHS) leadership is confused how federal sequestration will impact its budget, leading to questions of responsibility and compet...
Rob Capriccioso
1/16/14
Despite an effort by the White House Office of Management and Budget to cap the payment of contract support cost (CSC) reimbursements to tribes, the Democratic Senate and Republica...

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