Bipartisan legislation introduced last week would more fairly distribute tax revenue between the state and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation. The Tribes have long sought parity in tax revenue sharing with the state.
During Government Shutdown, Sitka Tribe Opens Food Pantry to Federal Employees, Navajo Nation Resumes Processing Scholarships
The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is impacting at least a third of 800,000 U.S. federal employees who missed their first paychecks last week.
Many tribal nations are reevaluating how they will continue to operate during the partial government shutdown. Contingency plans may include reducing services and modifying budgets.
The Seneca Nation’s tribal-state compact does not address revenue sharing with New York State beyond year 14, but the panel majority determined Tuesday that the tribe is still obligated to pay the state.
When elected today, Lt. Governor, Peggy Flanagan will be the highest-ranking female Native American in the history of the United States.
Washington State has asked the nation’s highest court to rule the Yakama Nation must pay state taxes on out-of-state fuel delivered to the Cougar Den gas station on tribal lands.