Government

Osage officials get extension as tobacco compact deadline passes

Date: Oct. 3, 2013

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin granted Osage officials a 30-day extension after tobacco compact negotiations between both parties went south.

The Nation is concerned for its ...

Select Committee of Inquiry to issue report on allegations against Chief Red Eagle

Date: Oct. 2, 2013

The Osage Nation Congressional investigation into the 15 allegations of wrongdoing against Osage Nation Principal Chief John Red Eagle resumes Oct. 21 with the eighth ...

Congress to consider $1.5 million bill to fund market salary increases

Date: Sept. 27, 2013

The Osage Nation’s two-year-old merit-based employment system is back in the spotlight after an ON Congressional committee voted to table a $1.5 million ...

Congressional appropriations committee issues budget cut recommendations

Date: Sept. 23, 2013

With the 2013 Tzi-Zho Session in its final week, the Third Osage Nation Congress has nearly $4 million in spending cuts to consider before passing ...

Congress passes bill to reduce War Memorial Fund by $350,000

Date: Sept. 20, 2013

With eight working days left in the 2013 Tzi-Zho Session, the Third Osage Nation Congress is considering several cuts and delays on several appropriation items ...

ON Congress to consider rules for vetting board and commission appointments

Date: Sept. 18, 2013

The Third ON Congress is delaying board and commission confirmations pending establishment of new rules regarding the confirmation process including background checks.

Since the government ...

Budget work continues, Congress responds to merit system concerns

Date: Sept. 16, 2013

Debate and concerns on overspending tribal dollars, providing adequate services for Osages and ensuring fairness to all employees are topics raised in considering the 2014 ...

FY 2014 budgets delayed pending recommendation on cuts

Date: Sept. 12, 2013

Osage Nation governmental budgets for the 2014 fiscal year are on hold pending solutions to cut proposed spending following debate in the Congressional Chambers over ...

Congress mulling budgets during Tzi-Zho Session

Date: Sept. 6, 2013

The Third Osage Nation Congress is considering the 2014 fiscal year governmental budgets for the Nation’s three branches and 40 new pieces of legislation ...

Third ON Congress meets for 2013 Tzi-Zho Session starting Sept. 3

Date: Aug. 30, 2013

The Third Osage Nation Congress will convene for its Tzi-Zho Session Sept. 3 to consider various pieces of legislation, the government’s 2014 fiscal year ...