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Senate Indian Affairs Committee May 16
WATCH LIVE at 2:30 PM ET: business meeting to consider two bills, including the bipartisan CROPS for Indian Country Act (S. 2804), followed by an oversight hearing on school safety
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee May 9
WATCH LIVE at 4 PM ET: hearing to consider the nomination of Tara Sweeney to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee May 8
Tomorrow at 4 PM ET, the will hold a hearing to consider the nomination of Tara Sweeney to be Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior
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Senator John Hoeven May 8
Good to meet with Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Mike Faith & tribal officials to discuss updates & priorities for their community.
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Senator John Hoeven May 5
Today is the National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Native Women & Girls - shining a light on crisis of missing & murdered Native women & girls which is tragically affecting families & communities throughout Indian Country, including those in .
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 25
WATCH LIVE: legislative hearing to receive testimony on two California tribal land bills, H.R. 597 & H.R. 1491
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 25
TODAY at 2:30 PM ET: will hold a legislative hearing to review two California tribal land bills
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Senator John Hoeven Apr 24
Discussed law enforcement in tribal communities w/ Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Chairman Dave Flute.
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 18
Today's panel of tribal leaders from the Mille Lacs Tribe of Ojibwe, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, and Mescalero Apache Tribe discussed the progress made through tribal self-governance & recommendations for future improvements
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 18
WATCH LIVE: oversight hearing on tribal self-governance
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 18
TODAY at 2:30 PM ET: will hold an oversight to discuss the successes of tribal self-governance & discuss improvements for the future
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 17
Tara Sweeney, nominee to be Asst. Sec. for Indian Affairs at , today met with Chairman to discuss shared priorities for Native American communities.
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Indian Affairs Apr 16
It’s a historic day for our nation! Tobi Young, a Citizen, was selected to be a clerk and she will be the first known Native American to serve as a clerk since the founding of the in 1789. Congratulations!
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Leader McConnell Apr 16
This afternoon, the will vote to advance legislation from Senator that would bolster the proper sovereignty of American Indian tribes in the face of excessive federal regulation.
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 11
WATCH LIVE: markup & oversight hearing
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Apr 11
TODAY at 2:30 PM ET: will markup -sponsored bills to improve accountability at the IHS & strengthen tribal self-governance, followed by an oversight hearing on the President's FY 2019 budget request for Indian programs
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Senator John Hoeven Mar 23
As chairman, I'm committed to helping spur economic growth in tribal communities. I’m pleased the Senate passed my ICEE bill which would help promote opportunities for Indian businesses and encourage investment in Indian Country:
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Mar 23
The Senate recently passed 6 bills for Indian Country, including important tribal economic development, public safety and education initiatives
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Mar 21
Today's business meeting and oversight hearing have been postponed. They will be rescheduled for a later date
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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Mar 19
Native American communities have been hit hard by the crisis. Last week, led an oversight hearing to explore how Congress, the administration, tribes & tribal orgs can work together to combat the opioid epidemic in Indian Country
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