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Senators Confirm Sally Jewell to Lead Interior; Predict She Will be Good for Indian Country
April 15, 2013
Senators are speaking out after confirming Sally Jewell April 10 by a vote of 87 – 11 to become the next secretary of the United States Department of the Interior, saying she will ...
Congressmen Explain Their Surprising Violence Against Women Act Votes
March 14, 2013
While the tribal court inherent jurisdictional provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed both chambers of Congress in February, and President Barack Obama subseque...
A Miscalculation on the Sequester Has Already Harmed Indian Health
March 11, 2013
The many ways the federal government’s sequester will hurt Indian country are easy to see...
House Republican VAWA Bill Offers Strong Tribal Protections; Will Cantor Accept?
February 22, 2013
Republican House members Tom Cole (Okla.) and Darrell Issa (Calif.) on February 20 issued new Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) legislation that includes stronger tribal jurisdicti...
Educating is Key to Reclaiming Indian ‘Image and Identity’
Gale Courey Toensing
November 30, 2012
At a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing about countering the negative images of Indians in popular culture, Lynn Valbuena captured the problem and the solution in two sente...
Republicans Blast President Obama’s Tribal Jobs Record
October 29, 2012
Several Republicans in Congress say President Barack Obama has offered more rhetoric on tribal job creation than meaningful, measurable action...
Senators Rebuke Interior on Missing Tribal Jobs Reports
July 18, 2012
WASHINGTON – Congressional pressure is mounting on the U.S...
Tribal Lease Bill Clears Senate After Carcieri Wrangling
July 18, 2012
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on July 17 passed the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership (HEARTH) Act of 2011 by unanimous consent...
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing Addresses Needs of Native Veterans
May 28, 2012
On May 25, just before Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held an Oversight hearing to discuss improvements to U.S...
Senate Carcieri Report Blames Supreme Court for Mess in Indian Country
May 24, 2012
WASHINGTON – In a new report , the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs explains the need for legislation aimed at fixing the controversial 2009 U.S...
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