Indian Country politics and public policy

Commentary by Mark Trahant

Juneau earns endorsement from unions Denise Juneau earned an endorsement this week from Montana’s largest labor unions. Juneau is running as a Democrat for the state’s only congressional seat. The campaign made the announcement as it launched a statewide tour for Juneau to meet with workers and business owners. “As I hit the road to …

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After a great deal of thoughtful consideration, I have decided to resign my seat in the Arizona House of Representatives in order to deepen my commitment to the people of southern Arizona on a broader level and focus my efforts full-time on my campaign for Arizona’s Second Congressional District. This was not an easy decision …

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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      Nisqually Leaders Applaud President Obama’s Honoring of Billy Frank, Jr.   NISQUALLY, WA (11/16/15)—Leaders of the Nisqually Indian Tribe rejoiced at today’s naming of Billy Frank Jr., late Nisqually tribal leader, as one …

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