Tag Archives: House Resources Committee

House Resources PR Staff Response to “New Scholarship Arguing ‘Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments’”

Here (original post here): I was just reading your blog “New Scholarship Arguing, ‘Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments.’” Just wanted to send some additional info. Let me know if you have any questions! Amending Proclamations: … Continue reading

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House Resources Committee Chair Demands BIA Reverse Obama Administration Gaming Decisions

Here: 2017-02-15 Bishop letter to Cason

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Energy Tribes Testify against Federal Oversight in House Resources Committee Hearing

Here is the witness list with links to testimony (and a link to the hearing itself): The Honorable James M. “Mike” Olguin Tribal Council Member Southern Ute Indian Tribe Ignacio, CO (Disclosure Form) The Honorable Jack Ferguson Confederated Tribes of … Continue reading

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House Resources Committee Chair Letter to AG Holder and ASIA Washburn re Indian Water Rights Settlement Legislation

Here. PDF.

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House Resources Committee Hearing on Native American Energy Act Postponed

Here. The bill (“To facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands, and for other purposes”) is here.

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House Resources Committee Hearing on Per Capita Act and Federal Treatment of Trust Per Capita Distributions

Here: OPENING STATEMENT: The Honorable Don Young Chairman The Honorable Doc Hastings Full Committee Chairman WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY: Panel I Christy J. Jacobs Director, Office of Indian Tribal Governments Internal Revenue Service U.S. Department of the Treasury The Honorable Athena … Continue reading

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Witnesses and Testimony in House Resources Committee Hearing on Federal Recognition

Here (from June 27): OPENING STATEMENT: The Honorable Don Young Chairman WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY: Panel I The Honorable Ken Salazar* Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior Stephen R. Adkins Chief Chickahominy Tribe Scott Gabaldon Tribal Chair Mishewal Wappo Tribe of … Continue reading

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Sens. Markey and Boren Call for Hearing on Rape in Indian Country

Here.

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Testimony in House Resources Committee Hearing on Tribal Empowerment Act (This is about Alaskan oil, right?)

Here: Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3973          Wednesday, February 15, 2012 2:00 PM SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE AFFAIRS 1324 Longworth House Office Building Wednesday, February 15, 2012 2:00 p.m. Watch the Archived … Continue reading

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Prepared Statements in House Indian Affairs Subcommittee Meeting on Tribal Empowerment Act

Here (the bill is here): OPENING STATEMENT: The Honorable Don Young Chairman WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY: Panel I Donald “Del” Laverdure Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs U.S. Department of the Interior Washington, DC Panel II The Honorable Robert Porter President … Continue reading

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