Government

ON Congress to consider setting a special election

Date: Jan. 19, 2012

Four proposed Constitutional amendment questions related to the Osage Minerals Estate are the target of a proposed special election, which could be held in August ...

Congress votes to form committee to consider removal of ON Treasurer

Date: Jan. 5, 2012

For the first time in the Osage Nation’s history, the Second Osage Nation Congress is beginning the process to consider the removal for a ...

Congress to reconvene for 13th Special Session Jan. 4

Date: Jan. 3, 2012

Osages who are age 65 and over may receive a $500 increase to their use of the health benefit card program, pending Congressional approval.

The ...

Osage Congress authorizes casino officials to seek $27.1 million loan

Date: Dec. 28, 2011

Osage Casinos are now authorized to borrow money from other lenders rather than dipping into the Osage Nation’s coffers.

The Second Osage Nation Congress ...

Scholarship bill gets passed unanimously by ON Congress

Date: Dec. 13, 2011

Osage students will have their scholarships from the Nation.

The Second Osage Nation Congress unanimously passed an appropriation bill to fund the higher education scholarship ...

Congressional bill withdrawn to consider Wah-Sha-She State Park operations

Date: Dec. 8, 2011

An appropriation bill for the Second Osage Nation Congress to take over a former state park's operations in northeastern Osage County has been withdrawn ...

Osage Congressional election six months away

Date: Nov. 30, 2011

Election season has begun.

With the announcement of Olivia “Libbi” Gray and Jim Ryan for next year’s congressional election in June, the Osage News ...

Osage Nation awards grants to Osage County organizations

Date: Nov. 23, 2011

The Office of Strategic Planning & Grants Management awarded $275,000 in grants to 32 Osage County organizations Nov. 22.

Among those awarded were rural fire ...

Millions in scholarships and health benefit card at risk due to differing branch opinions

Date: Nov. 15, 2011

Several legislative items, including a budget to appropriate money for the 2012 higher education scholarships and the health benefit card, are at risk of not ...

Chief Red Eagle calls Congress for 12th Special Session starting Dec. 5

Date: Nov. 3, 2011

A 12th Special Congressional Session called by Principal Chief John Red Eagle starts Dec. 5 to consider most of the legislative items remaining after the ...