Chairman Grijalva, Democratic Steering and Policy Leaders Holding Hearing Jan. 15 on Shutdown Impacts
Washington, D.C. – Chairman Raúl M. Grijalva and leaders of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee will hold a hearing on Jan. 15 at 11:00 a.m. on the impacts of the ongoing government shutdown on Native American communities and on the country’s natural resources. The hearing will include two witness panels.
Full details are available below. The event is open to the press and the public, although seating is limited. Visitors should be aware that anyone seeking entrance to the Capitol for official business must stop at an Appointments Desk to receive an official business visitor pass that must be worn at all times while in the Capitol. Visitors should be prepared to show identification.
The event will be livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/NRDems/videos/1148568341960181/?__tn__=-R.
What: Democratic Hearing on Shutdown Impacts on Indian Country and the Environment
Where: HC-05 in the U.S. Capitol
When: Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Members of Congress: Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Rep. Barbara Lee (C-Calif.), Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), Chairman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and other Members of Congress
Witness Panels: Two panels
Chairman Aaron Payment (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe), Chairman, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe and Board Member, National Congress of American Indians - TESTIMONY
Mary Greene Trottier (Spirit Lake Nation), President, National Association of Food Distribution Programs on Indian Reservations Board - TESTIMONY
Kerry Hawk Lessard (Shawnee), Executive Director, Native American Lifelines - TESTIMONY
Jon Jarvis, Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity (UC Berkeley); Former Director, National Park Service - TESTIMONY
Richard Ring, Executive Council Member, Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks - TESTIMONY
Dan Ashe, Former Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - TESTIMONY
Media Contact: Adam Sarvana
(202) 225-6065 or (202) 578-6626 mobile
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