Indian, Insular and Alaska Native AffairsDate: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324
LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:
H.R. 4506(Rep. Norma Torres), To provide incentives to encourage tribal job creation and economic activity, and for other purposes. “Jobs for Tribes Act”
DEMOCRATIC TOPLINE MESSAGES:
The Jobs for Tribes Act would support Indian Country’s ability to become more self-sufficient and tap into tribes’ entrepreneurial spirit by providing urgently needed business and economic development assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native communities, their enterprises, and Native businesses, while also requiring the development of a strategy for the promotion of increased commerce between Native American tribes and indigenous peoples of the Western hemisphere.