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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
United South and Eastern Tribes open meeting in Connecticut (05/18)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is hosting the semi-annual meeting on its reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
11th Circuit hears arguments in Seminole Tribe taxation case (05/13)
A federal judge blocked the state from imposing utility and rental taxes on the reservation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Washington Supreme Court hears tribal gas compact lawsuit (05/12)
The Automotive United Trades Organization claims the agreement is illegal because it requires the state to share tax revenues with tribes.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Washington governor signs tribal marijuana agreement bill (05/11)
A handful of tribes have expressed interest in entering the marijuana industry in the state.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Take a modern approach to land-into-trust in Alaska (05/04)
Paranoia over Indian country belongs in the 19th century. Tribes and states all over our nation now work together effectively and Indian country is no longer a barrier.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
North Dakota tribe re-examines agreement after oil tax changes (04/30)
Chairman Mark Fox said the tribe will consider withdrawing from a 2008 revenue-sharing agreement.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Tribal disobedience over unfair taxes in Indian Country (04/29)
Beyond disobedience, tribal spending power and economic self-determination may present even more powerful tools in the fight for economic justice near the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Guilty pleas and sentences for Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption (04/20)
The former president of Stone Child College and her husband pleaded guilty to federal income tax fraud.

Filed Under: Law | National
Swinomish Tribe pledges to offset losses in local property taxes (04/20)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have affirmed that state and local governments cannot impose taxes on Indian land.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee talks coal at hearing in Montana (04/09)
The Crow Tribe is just one of three in Indian Country that develops its coal resources.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Sen. Daines to lead SCIA field hearing on coal in Indian Country (04/07)
Representatives of the Crow Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe and the Navajo Nation will testify but no one from the other side of the debate is on the witness list.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets field hearing in Montana (04/02)
The hearing on the Crow Reservation will focus on coal development in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Navajo Nation makes headlines as first with tax on junk foods (03/31)
Starting tomorrow, the tribe will collect an extra 2 percent tax on sugary foods that are deemed to have little or no nutritional value.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Opinion: Navajo Nation enacts 'sin tax' on unhealthy products (03/27)
The Navajos passed a 2 percent sales tax on pastries, chips, soda, desserts, fried foods, sweetened beverages, and other products with 'minimal-to-no-nutritional value.'

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Huge tax advantages for marijuana in Indian Country (03/23)
Native American tribes are poised to move into the lucrative legal marijuana businesses.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Jay Daniels: States still trying to take Indian land and money (03/23)
It would probably be in our best interest to not close our eyes when negotiating with lawyers and politicians.

Filed Under: Law
Pair accused of stealing tribal members' identities to buy cars (03/19)
The couple avoided paying state and local taxes by claiming the vehicles were purchased by tribal members.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Politics
Bill seeks to make Indian Coal Production Tax Credit permanent (03/13)
The Crow Tribe supports the tax credit, which expired in December 2014 without action from Congress.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Long-term solution needed in Cayuga Nation tax feud (03/11)
We're glad to see our representatives pushing for state funds to help offset the loss of property taxes Cayuga County should be getting from the Cayuga Indian Nation.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Lytton Band plans big developments after reaching agreement (03/11)
A housing development, winery and a resort are in the works in Sonoma County.

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