Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Cobell Settlement: Finally Honoring Some Promises to Native Americans

Cobell Settlement: Finally Honoring Some Promises to Native Americans

The federal government's mismanagement of individual Indian Trust funds is one of the greatest scandals of the last century. Last December, the case was settled for $3.4 billion. The only catch: Congress had to approve the settlement by May 28. Precisely on that day, the House included the settlement in its jobs bill (H.R. 4213). The Senate now has until June 15 to pass a similar measure. Find out more.

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