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  • Bill seeks tougher foster care rules for reservations

    Tu-Uyen Tran, Forum News Service|Mar 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON — While the state of North Dakota has long required background checks for foster parents and other adults in foster homes, that’s not necessarily been the case on the state’s American Indian reservations, something Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said he hopes to change. He and Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., have introduced legislation to toughen foster parenting requirements in Indian Country. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., is a co-sponsor, as is Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo. Tester is chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee and Barra...