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House Natural Resources Committee set to hold first meeting (01/27)
The committee is seeing some major changes under the leadership of Rep. Rob Bishop, Republican of Utah.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Democrats delay vote on Keystone XL Pipeline measure (01/27)
Republicans tried to cut off debate and move the bill towards final passage.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
GOP leader outlines agenda for Senate Indian Affairs Committee (01/26)
Indian Country can expect hearings on energy development, government waste, irrigation projects and juvenile justice.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama to seek stronger protections for wildlife refuge in Alaska (01/26)
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Sen. Barrasso delivers response to NCAI's State of Indian Nations (01/22)
The Wyoming Republican is the new chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.

Filed Under: National | Politics
NAIHC welcomes introduction of bill to reauthorize NAHASDA (01/14)
The law expired in 2013 but lawmakers have failed to renew it despite bipartisan support.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee adds Republican members (01/13)
Republicans hold eight seats on the committee while Democrats hold six.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate headed toward final vote on Keystone XL Pipeline bill (01/13)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the ranking member on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, joined Republicans in advancing debate on the measure.

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Chief of Cherokee Nation won't be prosecuted for pigeon shoot (01/09)
Chief Bill John Baker apologized for attending the event in which live pigeons were thrown in the air and shot down.

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Nebraska court upholds law setting Keystone XL Pipeline route (01/09)
Republicans in Congress are still pushing bills to approve the controversial project.

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NCAI president to deliver State of Indian Nations on January 22 (01/08)
President Brian Cladoosby will deliver the speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate committee goes ahead with meeting on Keystone XL bill (01/08)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is moving forward even after Democrats forced the cancellation of a hearing on the bill.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate Democrats force cancellation of hearing on Keystone bill (01/06)
Republicans are still planning to push for approval of the controversial pipeline.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Four reasons why Keystone XL Pipeline is a goner (01/06)
The new Republican Congress has promised to expedite legislation to promote the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Senate committee to take up Keystone XL Pipeline bill this week (01/05)
Republicans take control of the Senate and are wasting little time in pushing one of their major priorities.

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Opinion: Protecting tribal sovereignty fits into GOP philosophy (12/31)
Attorneys Philip Baker-Shenk and Paul Moorehead wonder if a Republican majority in Congress will benefit Indian Country.

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Senate joins House in approving $1.1T appropriations measure (12/15)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service and $139 million for the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
House passes $1.1T omnibus appropriations bill by narrow vote (12/12)
The bill provides $2.6 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and $4.6 billion for the Indian Health Service.

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Steve Russell: Congress sinks the boat unless we rock the boat (12/12)
If this is the best government can do, maybe shutting it down is not such a terrible plan.

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Senate expected to approve defense bill for mine on sacred lands (12/08)
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.

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