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Indian Gaming Reform: What Is Congress Plotting, and How Will SCIA Chair Jon Tester Respond?
Undercurrents of legislative reform of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) — the 1988 law that gives the federal government the power to regulate tribal gaming — are once again...
Interview: How Tester’s Sen. Committee on Indian Affairs Will Shake Things Up
In comparison to predecessors who have led the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Jon Tester (D-Montana) is a different creature...
New Klamath Water Bill Has One Opponent in Hoopa Valley Tribe
The Klamath Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act of 2014, introduced on May 21 by senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Barbara...
Sen. Begich Presses VAWA Protections for Alaska Natives
Having just chaired a portion of a recent hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen...
Interior Issues Tribal Land-Into Trust Legal Opinion
UPDATED MARCH 16, 2014: Clarified the final paragraph...
Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California: The Latest Threat to Tribal Land
On January 21, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals launched the latest federal assault on tribal land, ruling 2 -1 in Big Lagoon Rancheria v...
Inside the Latest Stalled Carcieri Fix
Last year, before anyone knew that Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) would decide to retire early from Congress, paving the way for a leadership shuffle that would lead to Sen...
Under Tribal Scrutiny, Cantwell Exiting SCIA; Tester to Take Charge
After a tenuous year of leading the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) has confirmed that she is moving on...
Tribal Leaders Wary of Lobbyists' Attendance at Tribal Nations Conference
It was December 2012, and President Barack Obama had just been re-elected with widespread support from Indian country...
Feinstein Insists Carcieri Fix Address Her Opposition to Tribal Gaming
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