September 2012


September 25, 2012 11:32 AM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink
Kevin Washburn’s confirmation as Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs by the U.S. Senate is heralded by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar as, “an outstanding addition . . . read more
September 24, 2012 12:24 PM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink
I'm looking forward to attending and speaking at the National Intertribal Tax Alliance – 14th Annual Tax Conference, September 25-27 in Tulsa, Oklahoma . . . read more
September 21, 2012 3:51 PM | Posted by Keane, Merril | Permalink
Last Friday, tribal representatives testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs at an oversight hearing titled Per Capita Act and Federal Treatment of Trust Per Capita Distributions . . . read more
September 13, 2012 1:02 PM | Posted by Masse, Chris | Permalink

Today, Senator Akaka held yet another hearing on the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions in the Carcieri, and now, Patchak, cases.

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September 7, 2012 1:09 PM | Posted by Groshong, Geoff | Permalink
After a hearing on September 4, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California dismissed the petition . . . read more
September 7, 2012 10:02 AM | Posted by Seffernick, Aubrey | Permalink

The IRS issued Notice 2012-60 this week regarding settlement proceeds from litigation in which the tribes allege that the Department of the Interior and the Department of the Treasury mismanaged monetary assets and natural resources the United States holds in trust for the benefit of the tribes. 

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