House Resources hearing on self-governance bill
Audio Files:
Opening Statements

Panel 1 | Q&A

Panel 2 | Q&A
Note: There are a couple of drop outs in the Opening Statements and in the Panel 2 testimony.

The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this morning on H.R.3994, the Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act.

The hearing started at 10am. The following witnesses testified:
Panel 1
Mr. Jim Cason, Associate Deputy Secretary, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

Panel 2
Honorable Ron Allen, Chairman, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, Sequim, WA
Honorable Melanie Benjamin, Chief Executive, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Onamia, MN
Honorable Jefferson Keel, Lieutenant Governor, Chickasaw Nation, Ada, OK
Honorable J. Michael Chavarria, Governor, Pueblo of Santa Clara, Espanola, NM
Mr. Ben Stevens, Executive Director, Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments, Fort Yukon, AK

Committee Notice:
Full Committee Legislative Hearing: H.R. 3994 (November 8, 2007)

Get the Bill:
Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act (H.R.3994)

Relevant Links:
House Natural Resources Committee - http://resourcescommittee.house.gov

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