Government

Tribal members write messages on their cars to ‘Pass the Budget!’

Date: Dec. 3, 2009

While Pawhuska locals are using washable paint pens this week to scribble “Go Huskies!” on their vehicles and business windows, a few Osage tribal members ...

Employee Christmas bonuses will be disbursed as soon as Congress passes budgets, says Chief Gray

Date: Dec. 2, 2009

Osage Nation Principal Chief Jim Gray said that until Congress passes the Government Operations Departments and Programs appropriation act, ONCA 09-66, he cannot send out ...

Congress passes emergency appropriation bill, Chief Gray says he’ll sign it

Date: Dec. 1, 2009

The Osage Nation Congress has passed another emergency appropriation bill to keep the Nation’s government operating until Jan. 30 or if a 2010 fiscal ...

Congress proposes $3 million in cuts to the 2010 government operations budget, Chief Gray’s office receives cuts

Date: Oct. 30, 2009

[Editor's Note: This story was originally published Oct. 30 and was modified on Nov. 18 for clarification on this issue.]

The Osage Nation Congress ...

Chief Gray and other tribal leaders testify to U.S. Senate committee on energy development concerns in Indian Country

Date: Oct. 28, 2009

Osage Nation Principal Chief Jim Gray joined three other tribal leaders on Oct. 22 in testifying to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs ...

Five members of Congress meet behind locked doors to discuss budgetary cuts

Date: Oct. 27, 2009

[Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Oct. 27 and was modified on Nov. 18 for clarification on the issue.]

Five members of ...

Money unused by Hominy and Grayhorse Five-Man Boards goes back to treasury

Date: Oct. 26, 2009

Since the Five-Man boards of Hominy Indian Village and Grayhorse Indian Village didn’t use the money appropriated to them to build funeral chapels by ...

U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds energy discussion in Tulsa

Date: Oct. 20, 2009

TULSA, Okla. – The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is seeking input from Indian Country regarding energy resource development through roundtable discussions with tribes ...

Delegation of authority questioned while Principal Chief is in France

Date: Oct. 12, 2009

A question as to who is in charge while Osage Nation Principal Chief Jim Gray is in France for nine days has caused discussion among ...

BIA Highway Safety Grant in Action

Date: Oct. 10, 2009

The Osage Nation Community Health Representative (CHR) received a $65,000 grant for infant car seats. The Strategic Planning and Grants Management Department wrote a ...