Government

NCAI Honors Senator John McCain

August 25, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. | The National Congress of American Indians gives honor to the life of Senator John McCain and celebrates the time we had with him as a tireless champion for Indian Country and tribal sovereignty. The Senator dedicated many years to Indian Country. Serving as longtime member and former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, ...

Paulette Jordan could be the first Native American Governor

Mark Trahant • May 16, 2018 Paulette Jordan won a convincing primary victory in her bid to be the next governor of Idaho. She convinced more than 60 percent of Democratic voters that her progressive message would work in November. “I am so moved by the strength and determination of our Idaho voters today. Their voice… To view the entire ...

Colorado Legislative Update for Businesses April 11, 2018

Colorado Legislation Update April 11, 2018 HB18-1278 (Benavidez (D) | Moreno (D)) – Apprentice Utilization in Public Projects (Kelli) The bill requires the contractor for any public project not already subject to the federal Davis-Bacon Act to use registered apprentices for at least 25% of the workforce in an apprenticeable occupation on that public project.   ...

Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act

Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act Posted 4/3/2018 8:28 PM by Guy Suetopka   WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, (March 23) released the following statement after the Senate passed his bill, the Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2017 (S. 1116). The legislation would amend existing law to improve ...

Colorado Legislative Update for Businesses March 30, 2018

HB18-1311 (Rankin (R) & Hamner (D)) – Concerning The Method For Setting Rates For Individual Health Insurance Plans Offered In The State This bill would establish a single statewide geographic rating area for individual health insurance plans.  Costs of provider services vary dramatically from region to region in the state. Denying insurers the opportunity to reflect ...

Colorado Legislation Update: House Long Bill Amendments

Colorado Legislation Update: House Long Bill Amendments Affordable Housing/Labor Amendment No 58 (Wilson) – Adds $250,000 General Fund for the Colorado Workforce Development Council in CDLE for costs associated with engaging stakeholders for developing strategies and solutions for affordable housing Amendment No 59 (Garnett & Kraft-Tharp) – Increases the ...

Colorado Legislative Update for Businesses March 9, 2018

Colorado Business Legislation Updates March 9, 2018 HB18-1261 (Weissman (D)) – Colorado Arbitration Fairness Act The bill establishes impartiality standards for, and requires disclosures of perceived conflicts by, arbitrators. It permits a party to challenge an arbitrator based on the failure to meet the new standards and disclosures before or during arbitration. ...