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Republicans eye state control of reservations in North Dakota


February 3, 2017

BISMARCK –– Two Republican state lawmakers, Representatives Vicky Steiner and Keith Kempenich, introduced a bill Thursday, January 26, proposing state control of federal Indian reservations.

House Concurrent Resolution No. 3017 partially reads: “A concurrent resolution urging Congress to modify the Indian Reservation system by vesting states with the ability to engage in relations with Native American tribes and the responsibility of developing plans to improve the failed Indian Reservation system…”


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