McCollum-Cole Amendment on Tribal Victim Services passes in House
Last updated 7/17/2018 at 9:42am
WASHINGTON, D.C.-The House Appropriations Committee recently adopted an amendment offered by Representatives Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Tom Cole (R-OK) that would support tribal victim services programs. The amendment was adopted by voice vote with overwhelming bi-partisan support.
"We greatly appreciate Congresswoman McCollum and Congressman Cole's leadership and advocacy to ensure that crime victims on tribal lands have access to the healing and justice they need," said Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI).
Despite federal and tribal government effo...