New Bill Would Allow Tribal Issuance, But Not for Casinos
- 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.
- Obama says he'll sign Tribal Law and Order Act. FONSECA, FELICIA // Native American Times;7/31/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 31, p4
The article reports that the Tribal Law and Order Act, which is a bill aimed at giving Native American tribes more authority to combat crime on reservations, has been passed by the U.S. Congress.
- Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Honored for Audit Work. // Native American Law Digest;Jan2006, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p13
The article reports that the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and the state of Montana were honored by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service for accomplishing their part of cooperative audit agreements with the agency. They have collected remarkable records, passing...
- TRIBAL RECOGNITION. Champagne, Duane; Castillo, Edward // Native America: Portrait of the Peoples;1994, p324
An encyclopedia entry about the tribal recognition of the native peoples of California is presented. The Native cultures in the state is said to have undergone a renaissance. In 1964, the Cahuilla traditionalists established the first tribally controlled museum on the Morongo Indian reservation....
- Senate Tax-Extender Bill Would Prolong QZABs, CREBs. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;4/21/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32861, p4
The article reports on the tax-extender bill introduced by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee leaders during the third week of April 2008. The bill, introduced by Senators Max Baucus and Charles Grassley, contains several bond provisions including the expansion of the usage of qualified zone...
- House Committee Expected to Vote On Alternative Minimum Tax Patch. Schroeder, Peter // Bond Buyer;6/18/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32902, p5
The article reports on the bill which provides a one-year patch to the alternative minimum tax (AMT) and which is expected to be voted by the House Ways and Means Committee in the U.S. The bill, which needs to garner 60 votes to be considered, is created by committee chairman Charles Rangel....
- Other Notable Projects. // Native Peoples Magazine;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p34
This section presents news briefs on several notable Indian reservation conservation projects. The White Mountain Apache Tribe is partnering with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to conserve the endangered Apache trout and Mexican gray wolf. Meanwhile, the ferruginous hawk, the largest of...
- NUCLEAR GAMES. Swanson, Ian // Hill;6/18/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 71, p14
The article reports on the impact of the legislation, proposed by Finance Chairman Max Baucus, that would restrict sanctions on Iran, but could prevent the enactment of the 123 Agreement, which prohibits the trade of nuclear goods and services with Russia.