Interior Proposes Rule to Improve Fee-to-Trust Process

Interior Proposes Rule to Improve Fee-to-Trust Process

On December 5, 2022, the Department of the Interior (Interior) published in the federal register a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise the fee-to-trust regulations at 25 C.F.R. Part 151.  The federal register notice is available here.  Interior is proposing the...
Energy Efficiency Funding Available for Tribes

Energy Efficiency Funding Available for Tribes

The Department of Energy announced the availability of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funding for Indian tribes. Congress authorized a total of $550 million for states and tribes. Of this amount, 2 percent or $8 million was allocated to tribes....
2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit Recap

2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit Recap

On November 30th and December 1st, 2022, President Joe Biden and Secretary Deb Haaland held the administration’s second White House Tribal Nations Summit. After hosting a virtual summit in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 White House Tribal Nations...