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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns (04/11)
Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, is leaving the Obama administration.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
BIA and IHS hold another consultation on contract support costs (04/08)
The Obama administration has scheduled another tribal consultation session to talk about contract support costs and has extended a deadline for comments on the matter.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Indian Health Service receives small increase with new budget (03/04)
The Indian Health Service would see $4.6 billion under the fiscal year 2015 budget that President Barack Obama released today.

Filed Under: Opinion
Mark Begich: Pay back tribes for overdue contract support costs (03/03)
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) calls on President Barack Obama to make back payments to tribes for contract support costs in self-determination agreements.

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BIA and IHS schedule consultation about contract support costs (02/21)
The Obama administration has scheduled a tribal consultation session to talk about contract support costs.

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BIA and IHS agree to fully fund contract support costs for 2014 (02/18)
The Obama administration will fully fund contract support costs for fiscal year 2014.

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Budget bill urges solution to contract support cost battle (01/15)
The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill urges the Obama administration to resolve a long-running contract support cost dispute by developing a plan and consulting with tribes.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National | Politics
Non-Indian firms concerned about tribal contracting dispute (01/03)
Non-Indian companies are hoping that the federal government's refusal to fully fund tribal self-determination contracts won't affect their industry.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds hearing on fiscal crisis (11/14)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon to focus on the fiscal crisis in Indian Country.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's hearing (11/13)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing on Thursday to discuss the 'fiscal crisis' in Indian Country.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (11/08)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and hearing next Thursday, November 14.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Cherokee Nation eyes $49.8M in IHS contract support costs (06/11)
The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is preparing to sue the Obama administration for $49.8 million in unpaid contract support costs. The tribal council authorized the filing of the lawsuit against...

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Confirmation hearing June 12 for Yvette Roubideaux at IHS (05/30)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has scheduled a confirmation hearing for Yvette Roubideaux to serve another term as director of the Indian Health Service. Roubideaux, a member of the Rosebud...

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Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's budget hearing (04/24)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing this afternoon on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for tribal programs. The committee first heard from Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn,...

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IHS leader vows to follow Supreme Court decision on contracts (10/25)
The Indian Health Service will abide by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Salazar v. Ramah Navajo Chapter, Director Yvette Roubideaux said on Wednesday. Federal agencies must fully fund self-determination...

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