Senate Indian Affairs Committee Submits Letter to the Senate Budget Committee
WASHINGTON DC -
On March 2, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee submitted the following letter to the Senate Budget Committee, containing the Committee’s “views and estimates” on the President’s FY 2007 budget request for Indian programs. The “views and estimates” letter sets forth the Committee’s funding recommendations for consideration by the Budget Committee in developing the annual budget resolution. The Indian Affairs Committee gathered information about the FY 2007 budget request for tribal programs from federal agencies and received testimony regarding funding recommendations from representatives of tribal organizations at an oversight hearing on February 14.