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Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (09/17)
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
House approves bill to address tribal general welfare programs (09/17)
Lawmakers said the bill puts tribes on the same level as state and federal governments regarding payments made through general welfare programs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
House takes up bill to address tribal general welfare programs (09/16)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R) said the bill promotes tribal self-determination and reliance without additional cost to the U.S. government.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Bryan Brewer: Approve HR.3043 to stop IRS harassment of tribes (09/15)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, calls for passage of H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act.

Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe seeks removal of judge in dispute with lawyers (09/11)
The tribe has accused three of its former attorneys of malpractice and fraud.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Decision signals shift on state taxation in Indian Country (09/10)
Attorneys Del Laverdure and Bryan Newland discuss a recent federal court decision blocking the state of Florida from imposing taxes on lands held in trust for the Seminole Tribe.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
BSPR: Tobacco firm on Yakama Nation fights federal government (09/08)
A tobacco company based on the Yakama Nation in Washington was just told to pay $58 million in federal taxes.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Judge tells tobacco firm on Yakama Nation to pay $58M in taxes (09/05)
The King Mountain Tobacco Company cited the Yakama Treaty of 1855 and the General Allotment Act in a bid to gain a tax exemption.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
9th Circuit hears case over Yakama Nation tobacco manufacturer (08/29)
The King Mountain Tobacco Company is citing the 1855 Yakama Treaty to protect its right to market goods without state interference.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County claims Nez Perce Tribe owes over $325K in garbage fees (08/05)
The county says the tribe should have received bills for the last 28 years.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Supreme Court showdown in Cayuga Nation dispute (08/04)
Writer suggests the Cayuga Nation might be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a foreclosure dispute.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Cayuga Nation welcomes 2nd Circuit decision in foreclosure suit (08/01)
The tribe reportedly owes more than $1million in property taxes.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
2nd Circuit protects Cayuga Nation from foreclosure proceeding (07/31)
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community is starting to trickle down.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (07/29)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (07/29)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Shinnecock Nation asserts control over tobacco amid pressure (07/25)
The state has the highest tax in the nation and has been seizing shipments to tribal shops.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Risk of double taxation under new BIA regulation (07/18)
Attorneys discuss Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation affecting rights-of-way on Indian lands.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Lamwakers introduce bill for adoption tax credit for Indian parents (07/09)
The Tribal Adoption Parity Act recognizes tribal determinations for special needs children.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Washington counties owe millions for illegal tax on reservations (07/07)
County is sending $5 million in refunds to businesses like Wal-Mart and Home Depot.

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