Home > calendar > Page
Oversight Hearing on “Executive Branch standards for land-in-trust decisions for gaming purposes”
Thursday, September 19, 2013 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515






Oversight Hearing on:

  • "Executive Branch standards for land-in-trust decisions for gaming purposes”

Member Statements:

The Honorable Don Young
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Kevin Washburn
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
U.S. Department of the Interior

PANEL II

The Honorable Todd Mielke
County Commissioner
County of Spokane

Hazel Longmire
Vice-Chairperson
Colusa Indian Community Council

Alexander Skibine
Professor
University of Utah
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

Indian gaming revenues have grown from a very small amount in 1988, to $16.8 billion in 2003, to $27.9 billion in 2012, the highest revenue amount on record. There are more than 420 casinos run by about 240 tribes across 28 states. Concerns have been expressed by tribes, state and municipal governments, and private organizations that the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ policy guidelines do not adequately take into consideration the adverse impacts of off-reservation gaming.

Related Documents:

Latest News

Bishop Statement on the Passing of Former Delegate from American Samoa Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin

Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement upon news of the passing of Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, former and longest serving Delegate from American Samoa in the U.S. House of Representati...... Read more

ONRR Suspends Controversial Midnight Royalty Valuation Rule Finalized Under Obama Administration

The Department of the Interior announced they will postpone the implementation of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue’s (ONRR) “Consolidated Federal Oil & Gas and Federal & Indian Coal Valuation R...... Read more

Regulatory Reform Order a Paradigm Shift to Empower People Over Bureaucracy

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order requiring every federal agency to establish a Regulatory Reform Task Force to enforce the administration’s regulatory reform agenda. Chairman...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

Oversight Hearing on Modernizing Western Water and Power Infrastructure in the 21st Century
Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
View All Events