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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on reservation roads


The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is exercising oversight in a tricky area of federal policy where tribes have clashed with the Trump administration.

Tribes have been working for years to exercise greater control over roads, bridges and related infrastructure in their communities. To carry out that goal, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of 2015, also known as the FAST Act, requires the Department of Transportation to establish a self-governance program.


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