BIA 'Inadequate' On Tribal Infrastructure, House Panel Told
Law360 (July 11, 2019, 9:26 PM EDT) -- Leaders of two Native American tribes told a U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources subcommittee Thursday that the Bureau of Indian Affairs must do more to address a massive backlog of construction and maintenance work on tribal bridges, roads and buildings.
At a hearing of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States, Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community President Martin Harvier, whose tribe is located near Phoenix, told lawmakers that the tribe has "inadequate funding to meet the basic maintenance needs of our current roads, let alone the funding necessary to support a robust twenty-first century transportation system."
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!