Legislative & Policy Updates

August 23, 2016
First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update Weigh In on Proposed Regulations for Payday Lending! The payday and auto-title lending industry has long plagued Indian Country by charging high interest and fees on loans when there...
March 22, 2016
First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update *Women's History Month: An Indigenous Perspective* By Montoya A. Whiteman [ http://www.firstnations.org/about/staff/montoya-whiteman ] (Cheyenne and Arapaho) First Nations Senior...
January 11, 2016
First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update Wisconsin Bill Opens Door for Excavation of Effigy/Burial Mounds On December 29, 2015, a group of Republican representatives and senators sent Assembly Bill 620 [ http://docs.legis....
October 20, 2015
First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update *Gold King Mine Spill* On August 5, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was excavating the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. During the excavation, approximately...
January 27, 2015
First Nations Development Institute Partner Message *VAWA Criminal Jurisdiction Over Non-Indians: NCAI Launches Technical Assistance Website* The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 included historic provisions that reaffirm tribal...
November 17, 2014
First Nations Development Institute Legislative & Policy Update *Senate Indian Affairs Committee Holding Hearing on Childhood Trauma in Indian Country This Wednesday* This Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time), an Oversight Hearing...

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