Government

Congress to ask Chief Gray to lower the 2010 Executive Branch budgets to $25 million

Date: Dec. 10, 2009

The Osage Nation Congress, by majority vote, is requesting Principal Chief Jim Gray to lower the Nation’s 2010 government budgets to $25 million. This ...

Tribal employees publish articles about dismal circumstances brought on by one-twelfth spending restriction on Nation’s Web site

Date: Dec. 4, 2009

Osage Nation programs being affected by the continuing resolution that holds down the Nation’s spending to one-twelfth of the 2009 fiscal year levels have ...

Congressman Supernaw says the next move is up to the Chief regarding the Christmas bonuses

Date: Dec. 4, 2009

In the ongoing debate involving the Osage Nation employee Christmas bonuses, Congressman William “Kugee” Supernaw said the next move is up to Principal Chief Jim ...

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 ...