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Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate fails to override Obama's veto of Keystone XL measure (03/04)
The vote was 62 to 37 but it did not reach the two-thirds threshold required to override.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting (02/27)
The status of leadership at the Indian Health Service, updates from members of Congress and a tribal court jurisdiction case were some highlights from this week's session.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians winter session in DC (02/25)
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics
Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in Montana (02/25)
Western Native Voice said supporters will look for other ways to advance the measure.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama expected to veto bill to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline (02/24)
The Republican-controlled Congress doesn't have enough votes to override a veto.

Filed Under: National | Politics
New Mexico tribal leaders to address lawmakers following snub (02/11)
The leader of the State Senate said tribes shouldn't have been left off the agenda for American Indian Day.

Filed Under: Politics
SCIA to hold closed listening session on fiscal year 2016 budget (02/10)
The United South and Eastern Tribes, the National Congress of American Indians and the National Indian Education Association will present their views at the session.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Tribal leaders not invited to speak on Indian Day in New Mexico (02/09)
Democrats said the omission was an affront to the state's tribal population.

Filed Under: Health | Health | Opinion | Opinion | Politics | Politics
Mark Trahant: Our national soap opera -- the Affordable Care Act (02/06)
The Affordable Care Act is like a national soap opera that should rivet any audience. Will the law survive?

Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National | Politics
EPA urges another look at emissions from Keystone XL Pipeline (02/04)
President Obama has said greenhouse gas emissions will be a factor in his decision on the permit for the project.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
House Republicans vote to repeal Affordable Care Act yet again (02/04)
The only two enrolled tribal members in Congress -- Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) voted in favor of repeal.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian school construction put back on track with latest budget (02/03)
Two schools on the Navajo Nation will receive replacement facilities as the Obama administration promises to come up with a new construction priority list.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Steve Russell: The clown car of early GOP presidential hopefuls (02/02)
I have too much self-preservation instinct to crash the Iowa Freedom Summit convened by Citizens United.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Senate passes bill to approve controversial Keystone XL Pipeline (01/30)
An amendment to require tribal consultation wasn't even put up for a vote.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
John Barrasso: Empowering Indian Country in the GOP Congress (01/29)
During this Congress, the Committee will hold hearings and meet with tribal leaders on how Congress can help empower tribes.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Tara Houska: Respect treaties and reject Keystone XL Pipeline (01/28)
Tell them to end the cycle of disregarding tribal nations and the treaties this country signed.

Filed Under: National | Politics
House committee won't restore Indian and Alaska Native panel (01/28)
Republicans adopted a reorganization that adds Insular Affairs to the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.

Filed Under: Politics
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.

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