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Bureau of Indian Affairs approves first HEARTH Act regulations of Trump era
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Bureau of Indian Affairs approves first HEARTH Act regulations of Trump era (September 6, 2017)
Two more tribes are taking advantage of the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act, a self-determination law that has proven popular in Indian Country.

Rep. Markwayne Mullin refutes speculation of 'privatizing' tribal land
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Rep. Markwayne Mullin refutes speculation of 'privatizing' tribal land (December 7, 2016)
The Oklahoma Republican said a widely circulated report 'completely distorted' his views about sovereignty and self-determination.

Indian Republicans associated with Donald Trump seek trust land changes
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Indian Republicans associated with Donald Trump seek trust land changes (December 5, 2016)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R) and Ross Swimmer, a former head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, are floating some interesting ideas.

Chemehuevi Tribe secures approval of HEARTH Act regulations
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Chemehuevi Tribe secures approval of HEARTH Act regulations (October 20, 2016)
The California tribe won't have to seek approval from the Bureau of Indian Affairs for every single business site lease.

Tribes take more control of their lands with HEARTH Act regulations
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Tribes take more control of their lands with HEARTH Act regulations (June 22, 2016)
The Oneida Nation and the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians have joined the growing list of tribes with approved HEARTH Act regulations.

Seminole Tribe won't get to argue taxation case at Supreme Court
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Seminole Tribe won't get to argue taxation case at Supreme Court (June 13, 2016)
The development wasn't a major setback since the tribe won a significant ruling before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

BIA approves HEARTH Act leasing regulations for Shakopee Tribe
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BIA approves HEARTH Act leasing regulations for Shakopee Tribe (March 15, 2016)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota will no longer have to seek approval for every business site lease.

BIA approves HEARTH Act leasing regulations for New Mexico tribe
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BIA approves HEARTH Act leasing regulations for New Mexico tribe (January 5, 2016)
Ohkay Owingeh is the 23rd tribe to take advantage of the flexibility offered by the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act.

Stephanie Gutierrez: Reform HEARTH Act to boost sovereignty
Environment | Opinion
Stephanie Gutierrez: Reform HEARTH Act to boost sovereignty (January 4, 2016)
While the Act is intended to alleviate some of the delays and costs associated with the pre-existing federal regulatory scheme, it imposes even greater obstacles to effective energy development in Indian Country.

Tribes urge Obama administration to take a stand on taxation
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Tribes urge Obama administration to take a stand on taxation (October 21, 2015)
Encroachments by state and local governments are seen as a major hindrance to economic development in Indian Country.

Jeb Bush wants tribes and states to control energy development
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Jeb Bush wants tribes and states to control energy development (September 30, 2015)
The Republican presidential candidate is the first to call for equal treatment of tribes and states when it comes to their energy resources.

Seminole Tribe wins major decision in taxation dispute in Florida
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Seminole Tribe wins major decision in taxation dispute in Florida (August 26, 2015)
In a unanimous decision, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a rental tax that was imposed on the reservation.

Official in Oklahoma makes bizarre claim about HEARTH Act
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Official in Oklahoma makes bizarre claim about HEARTH Act (August 7, 2015)
The vice mayor in Shawnee gets everything wrong about the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012.

Paul Moorehead: Tribes need greater control over their lands
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Paul Moorehead: Tribes need greater control over their lands (April 15, 2015)
Having lost hundreds of millions of acres of land to allotment and tax auction, sale, fraud and federal chicanery beginning in the late 1880s, Indian tribes have ever since been on a decades-long mission to acquire and reconsolidate their once-mighty land holdings.

Seminole Tribe is latest with approved HEARTH Act regulations
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Seminole Tribe is latest with approved HEARTH Act regulations (January 8, 2015)
The HEARTH Act gives tribes greater control to develop their own lands.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee debates tribal energy measure
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee debates tribal energy measure (May 2, 2014)
The Obama administration urged Congress to trust tribes with energy development at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing.

BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH  Act applications
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BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH Act applications (April 10, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced approvals of four more applications under the HEARTH Act.

Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Citizen Potawatomi  Nation
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Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Citizen Potawatomi Nation (November 22, 2013)
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will visit Oklahoma on Monday to meet with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

Brian Pierson: Tribes need more control over their trust lands
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Brian Pierson: Tribes need more control over their trust lands (October 24, 2013)
Last year, the federal government took important steps toward returning control of Indian lands to tribes.

John Plata: Tribes should take action  on HEARTH Act regulations
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John Plata: Tribes should take action on HEARTH Act regulations (October 18, 2013)
Attorney John Plata encourages tribes to submit their HEARTH Act regulations to the Bureau of Indian Affairs before January 26, 2014.

Brian Patterson: Native lands are ours to defend or ours to lose
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Brian Patterson: Native lands are ours to defend or ours to lose (September 6, 2013)
Land. Native Land. Good land. Our land. Sacred land. The land that holds the dust of our ancestors since time immemorial.

Law Article: Doing business with tribes under the   HEARTH Act
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Law Article: Doing business with tribes under the HEARTH Act (June 10, 2013)
Attorney discusses new regulations issued by Sandia Pueblo in New Mexico under H.R.205, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act (HEARTH) Act: The Pueblo of Sandia ("Pueblo") was...

Sandia Pueblo  one of first to develop HEARTH Act regulations
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Sandia Pueblo one of first to develop HEARTH Act regulations (March 15, 2013)
Sandia Pueblo in New Mexico made history on Thursday as the one of the first tribes to implement regulations under H.R.205, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership...

Interior Secretary  Ken Salazar in New Mexico for Pueblo events
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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in New Mexico for Pueblo events (March 14, 2013)
Outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is in New Mexico for two events with Pueblo tribes. Salazar will be at Sandia Pueblo this morning. The tribe is the first to implement...

Jay Daniels: From paternalism to maternalism in HEARTH Act
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Jay Daniels: From paternalism to maternalism in HEARTH Act (December 24, 2012)
"Recently I wrote about the new Code of Federal Regulations and the change to leasing of Indian trust land. Now I want to go a little further into recent changes...

Jay Daniels: HEARTH Act is   another step to self-determination
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Jay Daniels: HEARTH Act is another step to self-determination (December 7, 2012)
"On July 30, 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Home Ownership Act of 2012, also known as the HEARTH Act of 2012,...

Only 193 laws have made it out of the 112th Congress so far
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Only 193 laws have made it out of the 112th Congress so far (September 19, 2012)
The 112th Congress has only passed 173 public laws, The New York Times reports, making it one of the least productive in history. Individually, the Republican-led House and the Democrat-controlled...

Law Article: HEARTH Act offers more flexiblity for tribal leasing
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Law Article: HEARTH Act offers more flexiblity for tribal leasing (August 6, 2012)
"On July 30, 2012, President Obama signed the HEARTH Act of 2012, Public Law No. 112-151, amending the Indian Long Term Leasing Act, 25 U.S.C. § 415. The HEARTH Act...

NAIHC congratulates Kevin Washburn on   nomination to BIA
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NAIHC congratulates Kevin Washburn on nomination to BIA (August 6, 2012)
The National American Indian Housing Council congratulated Kevin Washburn on his nomination to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs. NAIHC successfully lobbied for H.R.205, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible...

Indian housing law seen as a boost to economic development
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Indian housing law seen as a boost to economic development (July 31, 2012)
President Barack Obama signs H.R. 205, the HEARTH Act of 2012, in the Oval Office, July 30, 2012. Standing behind the President, from left, are: Bryan Newland, Senior Policy...

President Obama signs Indian housing bill to law at White House
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President Obama signs Indian housing bill to law at White House (July 30, 2012)
President Barack Obama signs H.R. 205, the HEARTH Act of 2012, in the Oval Office, July 30, 2012. Standing behind the President, from left, are: Bryan Newland, Senior Policy...

Jodi Gillette: Strengthening tribal communities with HEARTH Act
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Jodi Gillette: Strengthening tribal communities with HEARTH Act (July 30, 2012)
"President Obama understands that by allowing greater tribal control over tribal assets, we encourage economic growth, promote community development in Indian Country, and support tribal self-determination. That’s why this Administration...

President Obama plans to sign Indian housing measure into law
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President Obama plans to sign Indian housing measure into law (July 18, 2012)
President Barack Obama plans to sign an Indian housing bill into law, the White House said on Tuesday. The Senate passed H.R.205 by unanimous consent. The bill, known as the...

House considers measure to improve Indian housing process
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House considers measure to improve Indian housing process (May 15, 2012)
The House is expected to vote later today on H.R.205, the HEARTH Act. The bill allows tribes to develop their own housing regulations. Once approved by the Bureau of Indian...

NAIHC hopes State of the Union leads to more streamlining
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NAIHC hopes State of the Union leads to more streamlining (January 25, 2012)
Reducing red tape will benefit Indian housing, National American Indian Housing Council Chairwoman Cheryl A. Causley said in response to the 2012 State of the Union on Tuesday night. President...

House committee passes  bill to speed Indian housing process
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House committee passes bill to speed Indian housing process (November 22, 2011)
The House Natural Resources Committee passed H.R.205, the HEARTH Act, by unanimous consent on November 17. The bill allows tribes to develop their own housing regulations. Once approved by the...

House Natural Resources Committee markup on 3 Indian bills
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House Natural Resources Committee markup on 3 Indian bills (November 17, 2011)
The House Natural Resources Committee is holding a markup today on several bills. Three Indian bills are on the agenda. They are: • H.R.205, the HEARTH Act. The bill cuts...

Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee hears bills
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Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee hears bills (November 4, 2011)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing on Thursday to consider two bills. H.R. 205, the HEARTH Act, and H.R. 2362, the Indian Tribal Trade...

Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee sets  hearing
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Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee sets hearing (November 2, 2011)
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a hearing tomorrow on two bills. The subcommittee will take testimony on: • H.R. 205, the HEARTH Act. The bill...

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