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House Moves Forward on Young's Native American Energy Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the House will consider H.R. 538, “the Native American Energy Act,” sponsored by Indian, Insular & Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee Chairman Don Young. The bill works to streamline federal permitting for, and increases tribal control over, energy and other natural resource development on Indian lan...READ MORE

House Passes National Defense Authorization

Washington, D.C. – The United States House of Representatives today passed the Conference Report to H.R. 1735, the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which would authorize $515 billion in spending for national defense and an additional $89.2 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). Alaska Congressman ...READ MORE

House Examines National Marine Monument Designation Process

Washington, D.C. – In response to proposals to unilaterally close off areas of the nation’s oceans to economic and recreational activity, including resource development and fishing, the House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans held an oversight hearing today to discuss the impacts of expanding national marine monuments. Ala...READ MORE