On June 17, 2021, the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States — part of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources — held a hearing titled, “Examining Federal Facilities in Indian Country.” The hearing focused on the significant need to improve infrastructure in Indian Country to provide basic services to tribal members, including health care, education, and law enforcement.
Tribes are encouraged to file written testimony describing the condition of federal facilities on their lands. This testimony will be included in the official hearing record. Written testimony is due to the subcommittee by July 1, 2021.
Patterson Earnhart Real Bird & Wilson LLP actively tracks hearings and legislation on Indian affairs in the U.S. Congress. Our clients regularly testify before Congress and weigh in on pending legislation. For more information about our work in Washington, D.C., please contact attorney Rollie Wilson in our D.C. office at (202) 340-8232.