Press Releases

Currently showing results related to Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States

. See all results.

09.24.20

House and Senate Amicus Brief on DAPL and Standing Rock September 24 2020


09.17.20

Grijalva Gallego Letter to BIE on School Reopenings September 17 2020


05.15.20

Grijalva Letter to Bernhardt and Vela on Phased Reopening of National Parks May 15 2020


05.01.20

Grijalva and Subcommittee Chairs Letter to IG Requesting Tara Sweeney Investigation May 1 2020


03.31.20

Grijalva Haaland Letter to Bernhardt on Parks Closures and Coronavirus March 31 2020


03.27.20

Archuleta Pristow Letter to Mary Risser on Needing to Close Grand Canyon National Park March 27 2020


03.26.20

Grijalva Letter to FEMA on COVID Response in Indian Country March 26 2020


03.18.20

Grijalva Letter to Indian Health Service on COVID-19 Response March 18 2020


02.25.19

Letter From Coalition Supporting Grand Canyon Centennial


02.05.19

Organized Village of Kake Letters Objecting to Alaska Roadless Rule Process


08.27.18

Grijalva Velazquez Amicus Brief on Puerto Rico


04.06.18

Grijalva Says the Puerto Rico Oversight Board's Push for Deep Budget Cuts Will Lead to Immediate Pain for the People Living on the Island

Ranking Member Grijalva wrote a letter to the Chairman of the Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico to condemn the Oversight Board for insisting that the Governor of Puerto Rico include additional extreme austerity measures.… Continue Reading


02.01.18

Leading Democrats Seek Answers on Puerto Rico Electric Privatization Plan

Following the Governor's announcement to privatize the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.), Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Rep. José E. Serrano (D-N.Y.) wrote to Governor Ricardo Rosselló requesting additional details on the plan, including assurances on affordable rates and reliable service.… Continue Reading


01.31.18

Letter to Secretary Zinke Requesting Withdrawal of Bears Ears National Monument Area

A letter from Committee Democrats to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke requesting an emergency withdrawal from new mineral extraction claims of the Bears Ears National Monument region.… Continue Reading


01.31.18

Grijalva Letter to FEMA on Puerto Rico

Ranking Member Grijalva sent a letter FEMA's administrator asking why the agency announced it will stop delivering food and water to Puerto Rico.… Continue Reading


10.12.17

Ranking Members Request Committees Consider Border Wall Bill Through Regular Order Oct. 12

The ranking members of six House committees write to their Republican counterparts and Speaker Paul Ryan urging "regular order" and full committee consideration of H.R. 3548, the Republican bill to authorize the destructive, unnecessary expansion of the border wall.… Continue Reading


09.28.17

Torres and Grijalva Ask for an Oversight Hearing on the Trump Administration’s Puerto Rico & USVI Relief Efforts

To help ensure our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) are receiving urgent hurricane recovery and relief support, House Natural Resources Committee Democrats sent a joint letter to Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) requesting an oversight hearing on the Trump administration's efforts to address this growing crisis.… Continue Reading


06.13.17

Grijalva Letter to Zinke Requesting Info on National Monuments Review June 13

Ranking Member Grijalva's June 13, 2017, letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke asking for information about public comments on the administration's "review" of national monuments and Zinke's travel and meeting itinerary as part of the review.… Continue Reading


02.16.17

NCAI Resolution Opposing Border Wall Without Tribal Consultation

A resolution by the National Congress of American Indians opposing the construction of a border wall through Native American land without tribal approval, among other measures.… Continue Reading


02.07.17

Letter Granting Easement to Dakota Access LLC

Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) received a letter from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army notifying him that the Army will move forward, as soon as tomorrow, with granting an easement to the company building the Dakota Access Pipeline.… Continue Reading

Showing page   of 2