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Amendment targets border tobacco shop tax; Congress fails to override veto

One alternate board position remains open; Revised election code remains tabled by Congressional committee

Storm shelters would be built to withstand an EF-5 tornado

Congressional committees also selected on last day of 2011 Hun-Kah Session

Officials attended OKC fundraiser, spent $10,000 for “Diaper Dandy” sponsorship

Osage Minerals Council opposed bill, saying account that holds income from Kansas property is under OMC control

Congress issues subpoena to ON Treasurer to appear at Congressional committee meeting Friday morning

Bill to raise minimum wage considered; 2009 pocket-vetoed bill is law; boards/ commission confirmations planned; AG Jeff Jones confirmed – again

Registry law targets convicted offenders who live, work or attend school on the Nation’s trust lands. Eleven offenders already found

Chief’s Office: “[Chief John Red Eagle’s] position: he does not believe this project will go forward without the participation of the Osage Nation.”

Bill proposing changes calls for the Principal Chief, Assistant Principal Chief to run on the same ticket; Resolution on Principal Chief term limits also being considered

Congress overrides veto unanimously; budget parameters act amends some budget procedures for the Nation’s government entities

Opinion addresses whether Congressman Geoffrey Standing Bear is in violation of the Osage Constitution by serving as the Pawnee Nation’s attorney general

More than $270,000 in misspent funds part of appropriation bill to be considered by Congress during Hun-Kah Session

Motion to advance bill to a final vote approved on Day Two of Hun-Kah Session

Consideration of Gaming Commission appointees tabled

BigHorse also recognized by Tulsa City Council and Christian Minister’s Alliance

Former ON Congressman Doug Revard and Fairfax native Fred Beartrack named for commission appointments

Red Eagle and Asst. Chief BigHorse meet with U.S. Solicitor General

Term limits for the Principal Chief, increase to tribal employee minimum wage, storm shelters and amendment to Ethics law among bills filed

The Executive Branch sponsored bills sought changes to the merit system

Appropriation bills for land-into-trust fees and reservation status case fees approved by Congress

Red Eagle: ‘I want to express my sincere appreciation for everyone’s concern and their prayers’

Seven items to be considered by Congress including supplemental appropriation bills and consideration of a merit-based employee system for the government