Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Update

 

A project blog dedicated to providing a central location for the latest media, news articles, training information, funding and policy updates related to sex trafficking in Indian country.

February 10, 2018

Synopsis: The Kansas House of Representatives considered and adopted HR 6045, a resolution opposing human trafficking.

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January 18, 2018

Synopsis: Last week, the House passed H.R. 4708, the Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017. The President of the NATSO Foundation – formerly known as the National Association of Truck Stop Operators – offered testimony before the House...

November 9, 2017

Synopsis: WASHINGTON - Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, held a legislative hearing on November 9th to hear testimony regarding S. 465, the Independent Outside Audit of the Indian Health Service Act of 2017, and S. 1400, th...

October 8, 2017

Synopsis: "The US Senate Indian Affairs Committee (IAC) introduced a bill Thursday that seeks to strengthen public safety on tribal reservations, addressing concerns that Indian communities experience some of the highest crime rates in the US, according to federal data...

October 5, 2017

Synopsis: Federal legislation aimed at protecting Native American women and girls from violence, abduction and human trafficking is named for Savanna Greywind, the pregnant Fargo woman who was killed and whose baby was taken.

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