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Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee    budget hearing
Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs Committee budget hearing (March 6, 2012)

UPDATE #2: The hearing has been pushed to 3:30pm due to votes on the floor. UPDATE: The hearing will take place at 2pm, according to the committee. The Senate Indian...


Witness list for House hearing on IHS and OST budget request
Witness list for House hearing on IHS and OST budget request (March 6, 2012)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs is holding a hearing this afternoon on the fiscal year 2013 budget requests for the Indian Health Service and the Office...


Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs    hearings
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearings (February 27, 2012)

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs has two hearings on its schedule. This Thursday, the subcommittee will take testimony on H.R.1272. The bill distributes a $28 million...


Senate Indian Affairs Committee roundtable and hearings
Senate Indian Affairs Committee roundtable and hearings (February 21, 2012)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will be hosting a roundtable and two hearings in the coming weeks. On Thursday, March 1, majority staff director Loretta Tuell will host a roundtable...


BIA budget requests more money for newly recognized tribes
BIA budget requests more money for newly recognized tribes (February 15, 2012)

The Department of the Interior Fiscal Year 2013 Budget includes $320,000 for newly recognized tribes, an increase from current levels. Rep. Tim Bishop (D-New York) said $160,000 from the account...


BIA  set to bring law enforcement 'surge' to two reservations
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BIA set to bring law enforcement 'surge' to two reservations (February 15, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs plans to continue its law enforcement "surge" initiative in the coming years. During the Bush administration, the BIA began sending additional staff to reservations with...


FY2013 budget transfers Indian Arts and Crafts Board to BIA
FY2013 budget transfers Indian Arts and Crafts Board to BIA (February 15, 2012)

The Department of the Interior Fiscal Year 2013 Budget proposes to transfer the Indian Arts and Crafts Board to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The IACB is currently part of...


Secretary Salazar to testify about budget at House hearing
Secretary Salazar to testify about budget at House hearing (February 14, 2012)

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will testify about the Department of the Interior Fiscal Year 2013 Budget tomorrow. The budget requests $11.5 billion for the Interior Department. That's about the same...


Kim Teehee: Budget helps build an    Indian Country economy
Kim Teehee: Budget helps build an Indian Country economy (February 14, 2012)

"In his State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a blueprint for an economy that’s built to last – an economy built on American manufacturing, American energy, skills...


OST continues a downward trend with latest budget request
OST continues a downward trend with latest budget request (February 13, 2012)

The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is once again slated for a cut under the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal that President Barack Obama released today. The...


Obama proposes another increase for IHS budget in FY2013
Obama proposes another increase for IHS budget in FY2013 (February 13, 2012)

The Indian Health Service will see another boost in its budget under the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal that President Barack Obama released today. According to the White House Office...


BIA budget mostly staying the same under FY2013 proposal
BIA budget mostly staying the same under FY2013 proposal (February 13, 2012)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs budget is mostly staying the same under the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal that President Barack Obama released today. According to the White House Office...


Secretary Salazar to release DOI  FY2013    budget   on Monday
Secretary Salazar to release DOI FY2013 budget on Monday (February 10, 2012)

The Obama administration will release the proposed fiscal year 2013 budget for the Interior Department on Monday. The budget will be available online at 1:30pm on Monday at www.doi.gov/budget and...