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'He's very well liked': Revolving door brings lobbyist back to Senate
'He's very well liked': Revolving door brings lobbyist back to Senate (September 11, 2018)

Government watchdogs are concerned about Jon Kyl's role as a lobbyist now that the Republican from Arizona is back in office.


An 'expert' in Indian issues tapped to replace John McCain in Senate
An 'expert' in Indian issues tapped to replace John McCain in Senate (September 5, 2018)

Jon Kyl will take the late John McCain's place on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.


Jon Kyl: Land swap for mine on sacred Apache land isn't unusual
Jon Kyl: Land swap for mine on sacred Apache land isn't unusual (December 11, 2014)

Former U.S. Senator from Arizona supported the Resolution Copper mine when he was in Congress.


LeRoy Shingoitewa: Hopi Tribe not at fault for failed water deal
LeRoy Shingoitewa: Hopi Tribe not at fault for failed water deal (August 27, 2012)

"I was disappointed to see the Hopi Tribe's position on the Little Colorado River water settlement so badly mischaracterized in a Viewpoints column written by U.S. Sens. Jon Kyl and...


John McCain/Jon Kyl: An endless fight over tribal water rights
John McCain/Jon Kyl: An endless fight over tribal water rights (August 13, 2012)

""Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting." That aphorism, long popular among Western water folks, was the prevailing sentiment in the Southwest for the past century. From the riverbank...


Editorial: Bill represents best hope for Navajo-Hopi water deal
Editorial: Bill represents best hope for Navajo-Hopi water deal (July 27, 2012)

"Apparently, when it comes to tribal water rights, a bird in the hand was not worth two in the bush. Or something like that. If we sound a little tentative...


Bill for Hopi and Navajo water rights settlement is dead for now
Bill for Hopi and Navajo water rights settlement is dead for now (July 24, 2012)

S.2109, the Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights Settlement Act, appears dead for now after the Navajo Nation Council voted to reject it. The bill settles the rights of...


Robert Porter: Tribal jurisdiction in VAWA bill protects rights
Robert Porter: Tribal jurisdiction in VAWA bill protects rights (May 8, 2012)

"Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) recently issued a statement on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Sen. Kyl opposed the Senate Judiciary Committee’s version of the bill, S....


Sen. Kyl: Tribal provisions in VAWA bill violate US Constitution
Sen. Kyl: Tribal provisions in VAWA bill violate US Constitution (May 1, 2012)

"I am a long-time supporter of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). So, I was surprised when the president and Senate Democrat Leader Harry Reid tried to make a political...


Editorial: Big price to pay for tribal water rights settlement
Editorial: Big price to pay for tribal water rights settlement (April 9, 2012)

"Those are serious roadblocks to economic self-determination, and it is little wonder that tribal officials looking to modernize the Rez will grasp at hasty opportunities that, in the long run,...


Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation water settlement questioned
Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation water settlement questioned (April 6, 2012)

S.2109, the Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights Settlement Act, is generating controversy in Arizona. The bill settles the claims of the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation to the...


Jon Kyl: Setting the record straight on tribal water rights bill
Jon Kyl: Setting the record straight on tribal water rights bill (April 5, 2012)

"In recent weeks, a great deal of misinformation has surfaced regarding efforts to provide clean drinking water to impoverished areas of the Navajo and Hopi reservations ... Despite the importance...


Editorial: Don't hold your breath for tribal water rights deal
Editorial: Don't hold your breath for tribal water rights deal (February 22, 2012)

"We suppose that if it takes a three-term U.S. senator in his final year in office to settle once and for all tribal claims to water rights in northern Arizona,...


Bill introduced to settle Hopi and Navajo water rights dispute
Bill introduced to settle Hopi and Navajo water rights dispute (February 15, 2012)

S.2109, the Navajo-Hopi Little Colorado River Water Rights Settlement Act, was introduced on Tuesday. The bill settles the claims of the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation to the Little...


Sen. Kyl  will introduce bill to settle Hopi, Navajo water rights
Sen. Kyl will introduce bill to settle Hopi, Navajo water rights (February 14, 2012)

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona) will introduce legislation to settle the water rights of the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation, the Associated Press reports. The bill will resolve tribal claims...


Circle of Blue: Navajo Nation moving close to water settlement
Circle of Blue: Navajo Nation moving close to water settlement (November 17, 2011)

"The Navajo Nation — which spans a 70,000-square-kilometer (27,000-square-mile) stretch of mesa, sand, and canyons in parts of New Mexico, Utah, and northern Arizona — is the largest and, arguably,...


Sen. Kyl seeks   lower cost for tribal   water rights settlement
Sen. Kyl seeks lower cost for tribal water rights settlement (May 17, 2011)

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona) is asking the Navajo Nation, the Hopi Tribe and other entities to lower the cost of a major water rights settlement. The price tag for the...


Sen.   Kyl helped pass largest Indian  water rights deal in history
Sen. Kyl helped pass largest Indian water rights deal in history (February 11, 2011)

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona), who announced his retirement on Thursday, played a major role in Indian water rights settlements, including the largest in U.S. history. Kyl negotiated the Arizona Water...


Sen. Jon Kyl from Arizona announces decision to retire in 2012
Sen. Jon Kyl from Arizona announces decision to retire in 2012 (February 10, 2011)

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Arizona) announced today that he won't seek re-election in 2012. Kyl has a favorable record on Indian issues. In the last Congress, he helped secure passage of...