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July 15, 2016 Cantwell, Colleagues Call for a Speedy Connection for Tribes and Broadband Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
July 12, 2016 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
June 15, 2016 Citing Funding Cuts and Partisan Environmental Provisions, McCollum Opposes Interior-Environment Appropriations Bill Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
May 18, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of The House of Representatives and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of The House of Representatives - Grijalva, Kirkpatrick Call on Congress to Respond to Zika Threa Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of The House of Representatives and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of The House of Representatives - Grijalva, Kirkpatrick Call on Congress to Respond to Zika Threa Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 For First Time Ever, Senate Approves Funding for Tribal Loan Program Championed by Sen. Franken Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 23, 2016 Star Tribune - Sen. Franken Measure to Get Loans to Indian Country Garners Bipartisan Love Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 21, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
April 21, 2016 After Hard Work from Sen. Franken, Loan Program That Would Help Minnesota's Tribal Economies One Step Closer to Reality Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 14, 2016 Franken and Tester Introduce Major Legislation to Help Indian Country Fight Growing Drug Epidemic Sen. Al Franken Unknown
April 5, 2016 Kline Statement on Dept. of Interior Announcement on Funding to Replace Bug School Rep. John Kline Burnsville, MN
March 2, 2016 Nolan Announces Funding for Expansion of Housing for Homeless Veterans Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2016 Nolan Joins Faith-Based Groups in Call to Fully Fund Schools in Indian Country Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Rep. Collin Peterson Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Rep. Erik Paulsen Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Rep. Timothy Walz Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Management and Budget - Bipartisan Push to Increase Support for Dilapidated Tribal School Buildings Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2015 Bill Includes Significant Funding Increase John Kline Requested for Tribal Schools Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2015 Nolan Praises Today's Signing of Landmark Education Bill as a "Win for Teachers, School Officials and Students Alike" Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Nov. 25, 2015 The Hill - Taking Care of Native Children Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
Nov. 23, 2015 Sen. Franken Leads Bipartisan Effort to Fund Loan Program That Would Help Minnesota's Tribal Economies Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Nov. 17, 2015 McCollum Statement on HR 511 - The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2015 Committee Leaders Applaud Passage of Bill to Protect Tribal Sovereignty Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2015 Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 Rep. Tom Emmer Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2015 Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2015 Grijalva Hosts Tribal Sovereignty Roundtable Today, Will Accept More Than 1 Million Petition Signatures on Protecting Sacred Land Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2015 McCollum Joins Grijalva for Forum on Protecting Native American Sacred Sites Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2015 Nolan, Kirkpatrick, Ruiz, Lujan and McCollum Urge Commitment to Ensuring Safe Schools for Native Communities Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2015 Nolan, Kirkpatrick, Ruiz, Lujan and McCollum Urge Commitment to Ensuring Safe Schools for Native Communities Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
July 30, 2015 Sen. Franken's Job-Creating Energy Measures Pass as Part of Comprehensive Energy Committee Bill Sen. Al Franken Unknown
July 23, 2015 Cole, McCollum Introduce Bill to Reaffirm Tribal Trust Agreements Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Markup of H.R. 511, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Committee Approves Legislation to Protect Tribal Sovereignty Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Helping Bureau of Indian Education Schools Rep. Erik Paulsen Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Senators Schatz, Thune, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve and Grow Tourism in Native Communities Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
June 15, 2015 Takai Helps Lead Introduction of the Native Children's Commission Act Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
June 12, 2015 Bill to Stand Up for Native American Children is Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Hearing of the House Education and Workforce Committee - Examining the Federal Government's Mismanagement of Native American Schools Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
May 6, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior - Native American Education Priorities Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Senator Schatz, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Promote Preservation of Native Languages Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Bungling Bureaucracy Plagues Indian Education Rep. John Kline Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Pioneer Press - Congressmen Tour Decrepit School on Leech Lake Reservation Rep. Rick Nolan Bena, MN
April 8, 2015 The Bemidji Pioneer - Congressmen Tour 'The School with the Killer Hallways' Rep. Rick Nolan Bena, IN
April 8, 2015 The Bemidji Pioneer - Congressmen Tour 'The School with the Killer Hallways' Rep. John Kline Bena, IN
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Keith Ellison Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Timothy Walz Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Letter to Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense - Negative Impacts of Section 811 on Native Contractors Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 House Approves Nolan Amendment for Tribal Schools Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Student Success Act Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2015 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 2/13/2015 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
Feb. 11, 2015 McCollum Statement on Indian Health Service FY16 Budget Request Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
Jan. 30, 2015 Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 1/30/2015 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
Jan. 29, 2015 McCollum Responds to Administration Request for BIE School Construction Funding Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Jan. 29, 2015 McCollum Introduces Clean Carcieri Fix Legislation Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3979, Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014; Providing Consideration of H.R. 5759, Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act of 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5781, California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014 Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Nov. 21, 2014 Newsletter: 11/21/2014 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
Nov. 21, 2014 Newsletter: The Monday Report Rep. Rick Nolan Unknown
Nov. 17, 2014 Grand Portage Band Per Capita Adjustment Act Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2014 Remarks by Congresswoman Betty McCollum at No Honor in Racism Rally Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
Nov. 2, 2014 Star Tribune - Nickname Protesters Tell NFL: 'We Are Not Mascots' Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
Oct. 27, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan. Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Bureau of Indian Education Construction Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 17, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Sen. Franken Pushes to Improve Native School Buildings Sen. Al Franken Unknown
Oct. 10, 2014 Newsletter: 10/10/2014 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
Oct. 8, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $120,000 in COPS Grant Funding for Lower Sioux Indian Community Rep. Collin Peterson Washington, DC
Sept. 26, 2014 Newsletter: 9/26/2014 Rep. Collin Peterson Unknown
Sept. 16, 2014 USA TODAY Sports - Critics of Redskins Name Attack NFL on Profits, Abuse Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2014 McCollum Statement at Change the Mascot Press Conference with Native American Leaders Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
June 18, 2014 Hot Dish Politics - McCollum: Ruling Against Redskins Trademark a 'Victory for Decency' Rep. Betty McCollum Unknown
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
May 16, 2014 Heitkamp, Klobuchar Join with Minnesota Advocates to Discuss Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking Sen. Amy Klobuchar Minneapolis, MN
May 7, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
April 23, 2014 Bemidji Pioneer - Nolan Talks Economics, Tribal Issues in Walker Visit Rep. Rick Nolan Walker, MN
April 9, 2014 Visitors from the Native Village of Shishmaref, Alaska Come to Congress Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 25, 2014 McCollum Responds to Continued Use of Racist Native American Mascot By NFL Owner Dan Snyder Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 21, 2014 Pine Journal: County, Reservation Land Exchanges Heads for the President's Desk Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
March 21, 2014 Pine Journal: County, Reservation Land Exchanges Heads for the President's Desk Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2013 Native American Veterans' Memorial Amendments Act of 2013 Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2013 Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act of 2013 Rep. Rick Nolan Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2013 Code Talkers Receive Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
July 18, 2013 House Republicans Attempt to Dismantle Vital Education Funding to Indian Country Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
June 27, 2013 White House Establishes Council on Native American Affairs Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
June 26, 2013 Creation of White House Council on Native American Affairs Will Strengthen Government-to-Government Relationship Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
June 13, 2013 National Football League's Commissioner Attempts to Justify a Racial Slur Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
June 5, 2013 Letter to Daniel Snyder, Owner of the Washington Redskins Football Team - Racial Slur Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
April 23, 2013 Sequestration Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
March 19, 2013 Tribal School Construction Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
Feb. 15, 2013 McCollum's SAVE Native Women Act Empowers Tribal Communities to Effectively Combat Domestic Violence Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2013 McCollum Joins Cole As Co-Chair of Congressional Native American Caucus Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2013 McCollum Urges Congress to Pass Violence Against Women Act Rep. Betty McCollum Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2012 MN Chippewa Tribe to Receive Settlement Rep. Collin Peterson Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2012 MN Chippewa Tribe to Receive Settlement Sen. Amy Klobuchar Washington, DC
Oct. 9, 2012 MN Chippewa Tribe to Receive Settlement Sen. Al Franken Washington, DC
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