Renewable Energy Tax Credits for Tribes

Renewable Energy Tax Credits for Tribes

Cassondra Britton, Contributing Attorney The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes a new provision that allows tribes to utilize renewable energy tax credits to finance and develop renewable energy projects. The provision solves a long-standing problem that tribal...
FEMA Announces National Tribal Strategy

FEMA Announces National Tribal Strategy

Jason Decker, Contributing Attorney On August 18, 2022, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released its “2022-2026 FEMA National Tribal Strategy.” The impetus for a National Tribal Strategy can be traced back to the enactment of the Recovery Improvement...
U.S. Senate Confirms Indian Health Service Director

U.S. Senate Confirms Indian Health Service Director

On September 21, 2022, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Roselyn Tso, a member of the Navajo Nation, as the Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS).  Ms. Tso was nominated by the Biden Administration in March 2022.  She previously served as the Director of the...