Artman ready to get to work as assistant secretary
Carl Artman, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, could be sworn in as assistant secretary for Indian affairs as early as this week.

Artman was confirmed to head the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Monday. The vote in the Senate was 87 to 1.

Artman won't be going far for his new job. He already works at the Interior Department as the solicitor in charge of Indian affairs.

Previously, Artman worked as general counsel for his tribe and as its lobbyist in Washington.

Get the Story:
Artman looks forward to heading Bureau of Indian Affairs (The Appleton Post Crescent 3/7)

Senate Roll Call:
On the Nomination (Confirmation Carl J. Artman, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior) (March 5, 2007)

Sen. Dorgan Statement:
DORGAN APPLAUDS CONFIRMATION OF CARL ARTMAN AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INDIAN AFFAIRS (March 5, 2007)

Hearing Webcast/Testimony:
CONFIRMATION HEARING on the President's nomination of Mr. Carl Joseph Artman, to be Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior (February 1, 2007)

September 2006 Senate Confirmation Hearing:
Webcast | Carl Artman Testimony

White House News:
Personnel Announcement (August 1, 2006)

Relevant Links:
Oneida Nation - http://www.oneidanation.org
Senate Indian Affairs Committee - http://indian.senate.gov

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