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Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee debates tribal energy measure (05/02)
The Obama administration urged Congress to trust tribes with energy development at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing.

Filed Under: National
BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH Act applications (04/10)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced approvals of four more applications under the HEARTH Act.

Filed Under: National
Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Citizen Potawatomi Nation (11/22)
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will visit Oklahoma on Monday to meet with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brian Pierson: Tribes need more control over their trust lands (10/24)
Last year, the federal government took important steps toward returning control of Indian lands to tribes.

Filed Under: Opinion
John Plata: Tribes should take action on HEARTH Act regulations (10/18)
Attorney John Plata encourages tribes to submit their HEARTH Act regulations to the Bureau of Indian Affairs before January 26, 2014.

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Brian Patterson: Native lands are ours to defend or ours to lose (09/06)
Land. Native Land. Good land. Our land. Sacred land. The land that holds the dust of our ancestors since time immemorial.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Law Article: Doing business with tribes under the HEARTH Act (06/10)
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...

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Sandia Pueblo one of first to develop HEARTH Act regulations (03/15)
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...

Filed Under: Environment | National
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in New Mexico for Pueblo events (03/14)
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...

Filed Under: Opinion
Jay Daniels: From paternalism to maternalism in HEARTH Act (12/24)
"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...

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Jay Daniels: HEARTH Act is another step to self-determination (12/07)
"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,...

Filed Under: Politics
Only 193 laws have made it out of the 112th Congress so far (09/19)
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...

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Law Article: HEARTH Act offers more flexiblity for tribal leasing (08/06)
"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...

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NAIHC congratulates Kevin Washburn on nomination to BIA (08/06)
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...

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Indian housing law seen as a boost to economic development (07/31)
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...

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President Obama signs Indian housing bill to law at White House (07/30)
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...

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Jodi Gillette: Strengthening tribal communities with HEARTH Act (07/30)
"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...

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President Obama plans to sign Indian housing measure into law (07/18)
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...

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House considers measure to improve Indian housing process (05/15)
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...

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NAIHC hopes State of the Union leads to more streamlining (01/25)
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...

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