Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage, Navajo, represents San Juan County in the New Mexico Legislature. She is one of at least fourteen Republican Native Americans who are running for state or federal office this year.
Mark Trahant
8/28/16
TRAHANT REPORTS —A question I am often asked: Are American Indians and Alaska Natives only Democrats? Of course not...
Mark Trahant
3/24/16
TRAHANT REPORTS — When someone tells you that your vote doesn’t matter, quietly say, “Montana.” Or if someone says that politicians don’t listen and that nothing will change, smile...
Mark Trahant
12/4/15
Republicans who serve in the House or the Senate should be asked a simple question: How would you fund the Indian health system?...
Mark Trahant
12/3/15
The U.S. Senate is debating a measure this week that would repeal much of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)...
Mark Trahant
7/21/15
These days “new” money is hard to find...
Mark Trahant
6/26/15
The Supreme Court once again affirmed the legality of the Affordable Care Act. This time the court's answer is unambiguous...
Mark Trahant
6/18/15
A new White House report details the economic impact of Medicaid expansion and is sharply critical of the 22 states that have not done so...
Mark Trahant
5/2/15
House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a budget resolution . That agreement then would go to each House for a vote...
Mark Trahant
4/15/15
The best case for Medicaid expansion in Alaska is being delivered by Valerie Davidson...
Mark Trahant
4/9/15
One of Indian country’s most important debates about increasing funding for the Indian health system is occurring far from Congress in state legislatures across the country...

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