. In Case You’ve Missed It Congress Passes Legislation to Place 720 Acres of Sacred Pala Band Land into Trust « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE – The legislation was cosponsored by in the Senate by California Sens. Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein. GOP Rep. Darrell Issa sponsored the legislation in the House. The bill moves to Biden’s desk for signature into law after it passed the Senate yesterday by unanimous consent with no amendments. The legislation had previously passed the House in February. The Senate also advanced three other bills. “This week’s action in the Senate brings us closer to fulfilling the federal government’s trust and treaty responsibilities to allow Tribal governments to once again manage their sacred lands,” Senator Padilla said in a statement. ”


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