WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission is moving to rein in a low-cost telephone service for low-income customers that critics say will hit Indian Country hard if fully implemented.
WASHINGTON - A White Mountain Apache leader told House members Thursday that the tribe desperately needs to "replace the failing and terminal groundwater well system," but that current Interior Department regulations are preventing the tribe from moving forward on the project.
WASHINGTON - A day before House Republicans were expected to unveil their plan to overhaul the tax code, tribal leaders and senators complained Wednesday that Indian Country once again does not have a seat at the table.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has refused to hear an Arizona case that pitted a non-Indian mother and Indian father against one another in a fight for custody of their children.
WASHINGTON - Tribal leaders backed a House bill Wednesday that would give tribes the ability to control more of their land, instead of having to get federal approval for virtually any use.
WASHINGTON - Navajo leaders expressed hope Monday that the Navajo Generating Station will be able to continue operations past 2019, after Peabody Energy said it had come up with a list of potential investors in the plant.
WASHINGTON - Sex-trafficking in Indian Country is a significant problem, with tribal women and children suffering at higher rates than the general population, a panel of experts and activists told a Senate committee Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Leaders of federal agencies serving Indian Country told a Senate panel Wednesday they have made some progress on dozens of problems cited in Government Accountability Office audits, but lawmakers said much more needs to be done.
WASHINGTON - Federal agencies that oversee tribal schools, lands and health care still suffer from weak leadership, a lack of oversight and mismanaged resources, despite nearly a decade of prodding from the Government Accountability Office.
WASHINGTON - Families in more than half of Native American homes in Arizona now speak only English at home, according to new numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau.
SCOTTSDALE -- To appreciate the spirit of the Lori Piestewa National Native American Games is to understand what occurs beyond the competition.