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WASHINGTON - The US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold an oversight hearing called "State & Federal Tax Policy: Building New Markets in Indian Country."
The hearing will commence after a business meeting that is scheduled to begin at 2:15 pm. The business at hand involves two Senate bills:
S. 1763, The SAVE Native Women Act and
S.1065, The Blackfoot Land Settlement Act,
which will settle land dispute involving the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe, based at the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in Idaho.
The Stand Against Violence and Empower (SAVE) Native Women Act will:
The oversight hearing will hear testimony from four expert witnesses who will discuss the implications of state and federal tax policy, while building tribal economies.
The hearing will be webcast live on Thursday afternoon.
WHEN: Thursday, December 8
TIME: 2:15 pm est
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 628
The Honorable Kevin Leecy
Bois Forte Band of Chippewa Indians
Nett Lake, Minnesota
The Honorable Scott Russell
Crow Agency, Montana
Mr. Peter Ortego
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Professor Steve J. Gunn
Adjunct Professor of Law
Washington University School of Law
St. Louis, Missouri
posted December 8, 2011 6:55 am est
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