Udall Statement on Senate Passage of PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act to Further Tribal Self-Determination

Udall Statement on Senate Passage of PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act to Further Tribal Self-Determination

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed the PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act by voice vote last week. The bipartisan bill creates consistency and builds greater efficiency for Tribes that operate self-governance programs under authorities first authorized by the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (ISDEAA).