Tag: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

SCIA Opens Oversight Hearings on 2017 Budget

March 11, 2016

Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs opened oversight hearings on the President’s FY2017 Indian Country budget, stressing that funding would be tied to performance metrics.  Read SCIA Chairman Sen. John Barrasso’s opening statement here. Falmouth Institute offers a wide array of training and services that can help your tribe set, measure and achieve performance metrics. Check out… Read More >

Bill Would make BIE an Independent Agency

March 2, 2016

  Sen. John Barrasso, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has introduced a bill to make the Bureau of Indian Education an independent agency within the Department of the Interior, removing it from oversight by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.  S. 2580, the Reforming American Indian Standards of Education Act (RAISE Act) is… Read More >


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