Proposed Senate Bill Would Let Indian Tribes Sell Private-Activity Bonds
- Senate May Approve Race-Based Government for Native Hawaiians. Freddoso, David // Human Events;9/5/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 30, p1
The article reports on the possible approval of a bill by the U.S. Senate that aims to recognize native Hawaiians as a new Indian tribe and establish a separate governing authority for people of their race within Hawaii. The legislation would create an open-ended negotiation process between a...
- Indians, Congress Spar Over Land Claims Bill. Kiesel, Diane // American Bar Association Journal;May82, Vol. 68 Issue 5, p529
Reports on the dispute between members of Congress and Indian groups over land claims in the U.S. Legislative bill that will prohibit Indian tribes from regaining lands taken by 18th and 19th century settlers; Initiatives by Indian groups to eliminate the proposed legislation.
- South Dakota Lawmaker Proposes Tax-Credit Bonds for Indian Tribes. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;05/31/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30902, p5
Reports on the introduction of a bill in South Dakota that will authorize Indian trobes to sell tax-credit bonds for school construction. Move that marks the continuation of tax-credit bond proposals unveiled in 2000; Chances of the bill to be included in the broad reconciliation bill.
- Tribe wields huge leverage in N. Carolina Senate race. Quin La Capra // Hill;6/25/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 73, p16
The article reports that the Lumbee Tribe has conducted cautious observations on both senatorial candidates in North Carolina in 2014, Senator Kay Hagan and House Speaker Thom Tillis, to ensure the passage of the Lumbee Recognition Act.
- Tribe Wants to Speed Up Recognition Review. // Native American Law Digest;Jul2006, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p9
The article reports on the call of the Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indian leaders for the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to speed up the process of the federal government's review of whether it should be federally recognized. The tribe first declared its intent to become recognized in...
- California Lawmakers Sprint Home. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;8/27/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31957, p1
Reports that California lawmakers have approved in August 2004 a bill allowing state tax exemption for bonds issued directly by Indian tribes. Debate on a debt refinancing proposal to help deal with cost overruns on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge construction project; Bill signed by...
- THE NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT: SAN CARLOS APACHE TRIBE V. UNITED STATES AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE ROADBLOCK TO PRESERVING NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE. Rennick, Charles // New England Law Review;Fall2006, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p67
The article highlights the key parts in the shared cultural history pertinent to the Ninth Circuit's damaging holding in San Carlos Apache Tribe v. U.S. It provides a background of historic preservation legislation in the U.S. and an examination of conservationist idealism applied to the...
- Native American Heritage Day passed into law. // Native American Times;11/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 94, p3
The article reports on the passing into law of the Native American Heritage Day 2008 Bill, designating the Friday after Thanksgiving as Native American Heritage Day, which was acknowledged by the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA). The bill is supported by the NIGA, National Congress of...
- Tribal Energy Resource Agreements: The Unintended "Great Mischief for Indian Energy Development" and the Resulting Need for Reform. Kronk, Elizabeth Ann // Pace Environmental Law Review;Spring2012, Vol. 29 Issue 3, preceding p811
The article examines the reasons of why Indian tribes in U.S. have failed to take advantage of the Tribal Energy Resource Agreement (TERA) provisions and then makes recommendations as to how TERA might be reformed in order to increase tribal participation. It elucidates the underlying purpose of...