REMINDER: Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Town Hall Meeting Today in Rapid City, Oversight Hearing Tomorrow
Hearing to Be Streamed Live Online
WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, Friday, June 17, at the request of U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a field hearing in Rapid City, South Dakota, on the IHS Accountability Act of 2016, introduced last month by Thune and Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), chairman of the Indian Affairs Committee. Thune and Barrasso, as well as Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.), will participate in the field hearing, which will be streamed live here.
Today, Thursday, June 16, staff from the Indian Affairs Committee will host a town hall meeting to discuss Thune’s bill and will be available to answer questions or receive feedback from the public.
Thursday, June 16:
WHAT: Staff-Led Town Hall Meeting on the IHS Accountability Act
WHEN: 2:00 p.m. MDT
WHERE: Rapid City Administration Building
3rd Floor Meeting Room East & West
300 Sixth Street
Rapid City, S.D.
Friday, June 17:
WHAT: Field Hearing on the IHS Accountability Act
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. MDT
WHERE: Central High School Auditorium
433 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Rapid City, S.D.
Mary Wakefield, PhD., R.N.,
Acting Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.
The Honorable William Bear Shield
Chairman, Rosebud Sioux Tribal Health Board, Rosebud, South Dakota
Ms. Wehnona Stabler
Tribal Health Director, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, Walthill, Nebraska
Ms. Ardell Blueshield
Tribal Health Director, Spirit Lake Tribal Health, Fort Totten, North Dakota
Ms. Stacy Bohlen
Executive Director, National Indian Health Board, Washington, D.C.