For Immediate Release
July 12, 2023
Manu Tupper (Schatz) at email@example.com
Jacqueline Bisille (Murkowski) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Schatz, Murkowski Lead Legislative Hearing
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), vice chairman of the Committee, led a legislative hearing on –
- S. 616, Leech Lake Reservation Restoration Technical Corrections Act of 2023;
- S. 1898, Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project Amendments Act of 2023; and
- S. 1987, Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2023.
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Associate Deputy Chief for State, Private, and Tribal Forestry John Crockett from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Secretary-Treasurer for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Indians Lenny Fineday, Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren, Fort Belknap Indian Community President Jeffrey Stiffarm, and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Montana Kristen Juras testified at the hearing.
The full video of the legislative hearing is available here.