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The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies will conduct a review of President Joe Biden’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget request for Indian Country on Thursday, May 23, 2024. The subcommittee is chaired by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR). 

Making testimony for Indian Affairs will be Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Bryan Newland (Bay Mills Indian Community) and Indian Health Service (IHS) Director Roselyn Tso (Navajo).

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The FY 2025 President's Budget request for Indian Affairs programs is $4.6 billion. This includes $2.9 billion for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, $1.5 billion for the Bureau of Indian Education, and $111.3 million for the Bureau of Trust Funds Administration.

​​The President's Fiscal Year 2025 Budget builds on the historic achievement and successful implementation of advance appropriations and includes a total of $8.2 billion for the IHS in FY 2025, which is an increase of $1.1 billion or 16 percent above FY 2023.

Watch the hearing here.

AGENDA

A Review of the President’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request for Indian Country

PRESIDING: Chair Merkley

WITNESSES: The Honorable Roselyn Tso, Director, Indian Health Service, The Honorable Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior

DATE: Thursday, May 23, 2024, 10:30 AM ET

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