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July 15, 2016 Cantwell, Colleagues Call for a Speedy Connection for Tribes and Broadband Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
July 15, 2016 Cantwell, Colleagues Call for a Speedy Connection for Tribes and Broadband Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Rep. Blumenauer & Sens. Merkley, Wyden, Murray & Cantwell Introduce Legislation to Improve Sanitation and Safety Conditions at Columbia River Fishing Sites Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Rep. Blumenauer & Sens. Merkley, Wyden, Murray & Cantwell Introduce Legislation to Improve Sanitation and Safety Conditions at Columbia River Fishing Sites Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Cantwell, Tester, Udall Introduce Bill to Launch Businesses and Create Jobs in Indian Country Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
July 11, 2016 Bring the Ancient One Home Rep. Denny Heck Unknown
June 22, 2016 McMorris Rodgers-Backed Indian Asset Reform Act Becomes Law Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Unknown
June 17, 2016 The Tribal Tribune - Indian Trust Asset Reform Act Sent to President Obama for Final Approval Rep. Denny Heck Colville Reservation
June 10, 2016 Senate Passes Indian Trust Asset Reform Act, Bill Now Heads To White House For President'S Signature Rep. Denny Heck Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Recognizing the Leadership of Mike Grayum to the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission and the Puget Sound Region Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Senator Cantwell's Statement on Scientific Validation of Kennewick Man's Native American Ancestry Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Cantwell Tribal School Construction Bill Passes Out of Indian Affairs Committee Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 14, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee - Opening Statement on King Cove Hearing Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 14, 2016 Merkley and Murray Announce Key Appropriations Win To Address Tribal Housing Needs In the Columbia Gorge Sen. Patty Murray Portland, OR
Feb. 24, 2016 Indian Trust Asset Reform Act Rep. Denny Heck Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2016 Tribes, Not Bureaucrats, Should Manage Tribal Land Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Unknown
Feb. 24, 2016 Indian Trust Asset Reform Act Rep. Daniel Newhouse Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2016 Kilmer Announces Findings of a National Report that Underscores Need for Broadband Access on Tribal Lands Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2016 DelBene Releases Findings of Tribal Broadband Access Report Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2016 Cantwell, Tester Introduce Tribal School Construction Legislation Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Jan. 20, 2016 Letter to Gina McCarthy - Demands to Address Public Safety Concerns Regarding Proposed Cowlitz Casino Sewage System Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2015 Billy Frank Jr. Tell your Story Act Rep. Denny Heck Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2015 Larsen Applauds Announcement That Billy Frank Jr. Will Receive Medal of Freedom Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
Nov. 11, 2015 Kilmer Pushes VA to Improve Services for Tribal Veterans Seeking Benefits Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2015 DelBene Hears From NW Tribes on Lack of Broadband Access Rep. Suzan DelBene Tulalip
Nov. 6, 2015 Kilmer Bill to Help Coastal Tribes Facing Severe Weather Threats Gains Momentum with Hearing in Key Committee Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2015 Hearing of the House Natural Resources Committee - Statement of Rep. Kilmer, Markup on H.R. 2719, the Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Swift Action to Improve Columbia River Treaty Tribal Housing Conditions Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Swift Action to Improve Columbia River Treaty Tribal Housing Conditions Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Native American Energy Act Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2015 Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act Rep. Daniel Newhouse Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2015 In Appreciation of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Rep. Denny Heck Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2015 Kilmer Announces Grant to Help Quileute and Makah Tribes Continue to Confront Violence against Women Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2015 Sen. Murray on Grants to WA Tribes: "Will Help Ensure Critical Protections Are In Place For Tribal Communities" Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Kilmer Joins Peninsula Tribes at Tsunami and Climate Resilience Summit Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 Letter to Martin R. Castro, Chairman of the Commission on Civil Rights, Patricia Timmons-Goodson, Vice Chair of the Commission on Civil Rights, Commissioners of the Commission on Civil Rights - Update Report for Native American Communities Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Reintroducing Duwamish Tribal Recognition Act Rep. James McDermott Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 A Positive Legacy for Future Generations Rep. Derek Kilmer Unknown
March 25, 2015 DelBene Statement on EPA Grants Awarded to Tribes in Washington State Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, D.C.
March 25, 2015 Samish Land in Skagit & San Juan Counties Would Receive Permanent Protection with Larsen Legislation Rep. Richard Larsen Washington
March 23, 2015 Heitkamp, Inhofe, Kilmer, Cole Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ease Financial Costs of Adoption in Tribal Communities Rep. Derek Kilmer Unknown
March 19, 2015 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's Coastal Plain Rep. James McDermott 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. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Letter to Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense - Negative Impacts of Section 811 on Native Contractors Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 DelBene Statement on Historic Preservation Grants for Tribes in Washington State Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, D.C.
March 11, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Access to Emergency Contraception for Native American Women Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
March 11, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Access to Emergency Contraception for Native American Women Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Larsen: Bipartisan Bill Will Help Students in Schools That Serve Military Bases and Indian Tribes Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2015 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy - Assistant Secretary of the Army - Take Action to Ensure Completion of the Quillayute Harbor Dredging Project Rep. Derek Kilmer Unknown
Dec. 11, 2014 Murray Applauds Federal Aid Extension for Schools in Tribal, Military Communities Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Kilmer Provision to Help Homeless Native American Veterans Passes House Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2014 Cantwell, Reid, Johnson Introduce Bill That Would Revoke NFL's Tax-Exempt Status Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2014 The Seattle Times - Maria Cantwell Threatens to Strip NFL of Nonprofit Status Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2014 Senator Murray Announces New Federal Investment in Makah Tribe Oil Spill Response Project Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
June 18, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 - Motion to Proceed Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
May 23, 2014 DelBene Introduces Legislation to Assist Long-Term Development of Tribal Economies Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Name of the Washington, DC Football Team Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Thank You to Colleagues Who Signed Letter to the NFL Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Regarding Changing the Name of the Washington Redskins Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
May 5, 2014 Cantwell Statement on the Passing of Billy Frank Jr. Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 29, 2014 Economic Environmental Issues Affecting Our Region Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner, National Football League - Time to Change Name of Washington Team Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2013 Resolutions Submitted Today Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2013 Sequestration Cuts Deeply into Indian Country Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
July 31, 2013 Reauthorization of Critical Housing Bill Tops Indian Affairs Committee Hearing Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
July 25, 2013 Cantwell, Barrasso Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Key Tribal Housing Bill Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
July 23, 2013 Larsen Urges Support for Samish Tribe Lands Bill in House Hearing Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
June 19, 2013 Reintroducing Duwamish Tribal Recognition Act Rep. James McDermott Washington, DC
June 13, 2013 Kilmer Sponsors Bill to Provide Equal Treatment for Special Needs Native American Children Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
June 12, 2013 Indian Affairs Committee Examines Re-Nomination of Indian Health Service Director Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
June 6, 2013 Larsen Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Help Students in Schools Serving Military Bases and Indian Tribe Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
May 22, 2013 Senate Passes Cantwell Amendment to Include Tribes in Soil and Water Conservation Programs Sen. Maria Cantwell Unknown
May 15, 2013 At First Indian Affairs Hearing, Interior Secretary Affirms Commitment to Uphold Trust Responsibility to Tribes Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
May 8, 2013 Chairwoman Cantwell Holds Hearing on Tribal Resources Legislation Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 24, 2013 At Hearing, Chairwoman Cantwell Urges Investment in Key Tribal Programs Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 11, 2013 Cantwell Congratulates Quintal Leader for Being Named "Champion of Change' by White House Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 10, 2013 Executive Session Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
April 10, 2013 First Indian Affairs Hearing of 113th Congress Focuses on Need to Reauthorize Tribal Housing Bill Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
March 20, 2013 Cantwell Welcomes Tribal Leaders to Senate Roundtable on Growing Jobs and Opportunities in Indian Country Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
March 15, 2013 Larsen Reintroduces Bill to Provide Permanent Protection to Samish Land in Skagit & San Juan Counties Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
March 5, 2013 Sen. Murray to Receive National Congress of American Indians 2013 Congressional Leadership Award Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
Feb. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Rep. Suzan DelBene Unknown
Feb. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Rep. Richard Larsen Unknown
Feb. 26, 2013 Cantwell, Barrasso Formally Elected During First Indian Affairs Committee Meeting of New Congress Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2013 Cantwell in State of Indian Nations Response: "Let's Start Off 2013 with Much Hope for the Future' Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2013 Cantwell's Remarks: Congressional Response to the National Congress of American Indians' State of Indian Nations Address Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2013 Larsen Calls on House Leaders to Pass Violence Against Women Act Following Senate Passage Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
Feb. 12, 2013 Following Bipartisan Senate Action, Kilmer Calls For Quick House Passage of Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Rep. Derek Kilmer Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013-Continued Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2013 DelBene Co-Sponsors Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act Rep. Suzan DelBene Washington, DC
Jan. 11, 2013 Cantwell Selected as Chair of the Indian Affairs Committee Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2012 Cantwell, Democratic Senate Women Urge Passage of Violence Against Women Act Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2012 Cantwell Statement on Proposed Committee Assignments for 113th Congress Sen. Maria Cantwell Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2012 Larsen Announces More Than $2.5 Million for Tribal Victim Assistance and Public Safety Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 26, 2012 Cybersecurity Act--Motion to Proceed Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
July 24, 2012 Middle Class Tax Cut Act--Motion to Proceed--Continued Sen. Patty Murray Washington, DC
May 16, 2012 Larsen: New Violence Against Women Act Must Strengthen Protections for Victims Rep. Richard Larsen Washington, DC
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