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WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 2:30 PM EST, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a committee legislative hearing to receive testimony on S. 2610, the Tribal Energy Reauthorization Act, and S. 2891, the Tribal Wildlife Corridors Act of 2019.
WHAT: A committee legislative hearing to receive testimony on S. 2610 & S. 2891
WHEN: 2:30 PM EST, Wednesday, March 4, 2020
WHERE: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Live video and written testimony for the oversight hearing will be provided here.
- MR. KEVIN FROST, Director, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, Washington, DC
- MR. STEPHEN GUERTIN, Deputy Director for Program Management and Policy, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, DC
- THE HONORABLE LAWRENCE MONTOYA, Governor, Pueblo of Santa Ana, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
- THE HONORABLE RAYMOND AUGINAUSH SR., Councilman, White Earth Nation, Ogema, Minnesota
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