The ripple effects of the three-week government shutdown are being felt throughout the country and many economic sectors. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, an Arizona congressman is backing a number of bills to limit the negative effects of future shutdowns including employee pay.
An updated version of a bill that promotes energy development in Indian Country is heading to President Trump’s desk. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it allows tribes more flexibility in managing oil, gas and other projects.
The U.S. House Monday passed a bill to finalize a federal water settlement with the White Mountain Apache Tribe. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’ll help provide a long-term water source on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.
Many Southwesterners sickened by Cold War nuclear weapons testing were excluded from a 1990 federal compensation program. Now the U.S. House has approved a measure aimed at providing relief to the residents known as downwinders. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.
The U.S. House of Representatives Monday passed a bill to expand Amber Alerts on tribal lands. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, many reservations lack the infrastructure to send emergency notifications in cases of missing or abducted children.