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Heidi Heitkamp's Public Statements on Issue: Indigenous Peoples

Office: U.S. Senate (ND) - Jr, Democratic
Date Title
April 27, 2017 Heitkamp, Lankford, Daines Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Build Access to Cultural Educational Opportunities for Native Students
April 12, 2017 Heitkamp, Inhofe, Kilmer, Cole Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Promote Adoption Financial Fairness in Tribal Communities
April 3, 2017 Heitkamp Announces Federal Economic Development Funding for Turtle Mountain which President's Budget would Eliminate
March 22, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Commission on Native Children Support
March 20, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of United States Senate - Commission on Native Children Appointments
March 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President - Protect the White House Tribal Nations Conference and Council on Native American Affairs
Feb. 17, 2017 Senate Indian Affairs Committee Democrats Secure Exemption from Federal Hiring Freeze for Indian Health Services Staff
Jan. 31, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Your Hiring Freeze is Hurting Indian Country
Oct. 26, 2016 Heitkamp Unveils Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure All North Dakotans Can Access Quality Health Services
Oct. 18, 2016 ND Congressional Delegation Denounce Criminal Displacement of Livestock, Call for Federal Reinforcements
Oct. 14, 2016 Forum News Service - Obama Signs New Law for Native American Children
Oct. 14, 2016 President Signs Heitkamp, Murkowski Bill to Stand up for Native Children into Law
Oct. 14, 2016 Washington Post - Obama Signs Bill Creating New Commission on Native Children
Oct. 14, 2016 Indian Country Today - President Obama Signs Bill For Native Children
Oct. 14, 2016 KFYR - Sen. Heitkamp's Bill Created to Assist Native American Children, Passed Into Law
Sept. 30, 2016 President Signs into Law Heitkamp-backed Bill to Boost Tourism, Economic Development Across Indian Country
Sept. 30, 2016 Murkowski, Heitkamp Bill Creating Native Children's Commission Heads to President's Desk
Sept. 26, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding for Education and Economic Development in Indian Country
Sept. 21, 2016 Heller-Heitkamp Team to Make HSA Funds Immediately Accessible for Local Tribes
Sept. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, the Hon. Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior, the Hon. Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Requesting Law Enforcement Personell and Clarification on the Dakota Access Pipeline Project Halt
Sept. 13, 2016 Heitkamp, Murkowski Bill to Stand up for Native Children Unanimously Passes in U.S. House of Representatives
Sept. 9, 2016 Heitkamp Statement on Decisions Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline
Aug. 17, 2016 Heitkamp Hosts First Senate Indian Affairs Committee Field Hearing on Trauma
Aug. 2, 2016 Heitkamp, HUD Secretary Work to Build Partnerships to Address Chronic Tribal Housing Challenges
July 21, 2016 Heitkamp: IHS to Launch Medicare, Medicaid Pilot Program Senator Requested for Turtle Mountain
July 20, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding to Support Legal Assistance for Women and Children in Standing Rock
July 14, 2016 Heitkamp, Murkowski Bill to Stand up for Native Children Unanimously Passes in U.S. House of Representatives Committee
June 15, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding for North Dakota Housing
June 6, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Designation of Turtle Mountain as Pride of the Great Plains Promise Zone
June 2, 2016 Heitkamp, Wakefield Bring Together Tribal Leaders to Tackle IHS Shortcomings
May 25, 2016 Heitkamp Launches New Effort to Combat Childhood Trauma with Learning Series for Lawmakers
May 16, 2016 Heitkamp at Senate Hearing: We Can't Wait to Prioritize Native Students' Access to Cultural Education Opportunities
May 13, 2016 Heitkamp, FCC Commissioner, Tribal Leaders Reinforce Need to Build Out High-Speed Internet in Indian Country
May 9, 2016 Heitkamp Statement on National Bison Legacy Act Being Signed into Law
May 2, 2016 Heitkamp Visits Fort Yates IHS Facility to Fight for Quality Health Care in Indian Country
April 18, 2016 Heitkamp Presses Indian Health Service Director to Guarantee Support for North Dakota Facilities
Feb. 10, 2016 North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2016
Jan. 7, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding For Diabetes Health in Trenton
Jan. 4, 2016 Heitkamp Announces Federal Housing Support for Native American Veterans
Dec. 16, 2015 Issue Position: Indian Affairs
Nov. 10, 2015 Heitkamp Statement on Senate Passage of Bipartisan Defense Bill
Nov. 9, 2015 Heitkamp Announces Emergency Federal Funding for Fort Totten School District
Nov. 5, 2015 Heitkamp Leads Bipartisan Group of 19 Senators in Urging the Protection of Resources Supporting Native Student Academic Success
Oct. 29, 2015 Heitkamp Presses U.S. Housing Secretary for Stronger Public-Private Partnerships to Improve Housing in Indian Country
Oct. 10, 2015 Heitkamp Calls on Administration to Release Federal Funds to Help ND Families, Tribes, Seniors Heat Homes during Winter
Oct. 9, 2015 Heitkamp Presses FBI Director for Permanent Solutions and Resources to Combat Crime in Indian Country
Oct. 5, 2015 Heitkamp, USDA Under Secretary Visit Spirit Lake to Announce Nearly $1 Million for Business Development
Sept. 29, 2015 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding to Support Rural Businesses, Increase Economic Opportunities
Aug. 31, 2015 Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding to Engage Native Youth at Tribal Libraries
Aug. 24, 2015 Heitkamp Announces Significant Federal Funding for Sitting Bull College
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