March 2012


March 26, 2012 2:22 PM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink
The National Indian Gaming Association will be holding a forum on Internet Gaming following the annual National Indian Gaming Association 2012 convention and tradeshow. read more
March 23, 2012 1:18 PM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
The Washington Indian Gaming Association is now accepting applications for 2012-13 scholarships. read more
March 22, 2012 3:07 PM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink
The DOJ has proposed federal legislation to better protect women in tribal communities against violent crime. Key provisions in the Violence Against Women 2011 Reauthorization Act (VAWA) (S.1925) would help strengthen law enforcement's ability to stop domestic violence and assaults against women on tribal reservations. read more
March 20, 2012 11:16 AM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
The Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) is presenting its 30th Annual Conference this week in New Orleans. NOFOA is an organization focused solely on the financial success of tribal entities and the annual conference is attended by tribal leaders, finance officers, controllers, treasurers, accountants, auditors, financial advisors, and advisors. read more
March 16, 2012 11:46 AM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of nearly $60 million in grants for employment and training services through the Workforce Investment Act’s Section 166 – Indian and Native Programs. read more
March 12, 2012 10:15 PM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
The Department of Commerce has announced consultations with the Minority Business Development Agency regarding services available to tribal businesses. read more
March 12, 2012 11:42 AM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink
On March 8 the Washington State Liquor Control Board launched an online auction of the 167 liquor licenses of the state-run stores. read more
March 9, 2012 8:31 AM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink
NCAI is urging tribal leaders to submit comments to the IRS to help form policy on the General Welfare Exclusion from taxable income. Comments are due Wednesday, March 14, 2012. read more
March 9, 2012 8:15 AM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
Governor Chris Gregoire called a 30-day special legislative session beginning at noon on March 12 to address the remaining $1 billion hole in the Washington state budget. read more
March 8, 2012 8:47 AM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink
The Washington Senate and House passed a bill to retrocede state civil and criminal jurisdiction back to federal and tribal governments. read more