Legislative update: January 2015

 On Dec. 4, 2014 the CPN Tribal Legislature met with all 13 members present. The minutes from the body’s last two meetings, a regular session on Sept. 16 and a special electronic meeting on Nov. 14, were approved with unanimous consent. Several grant applications were approved, including for funding from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Read More »

Legislative Update – July 2014

2014 CPN Legislature. Following the elections and swearing in at the June 28 General Council Meeting, the 2014-15 CPN Legislature met for the first time on June 30. Resolutions supporting funding applications for the 2014 fiscal year were approved for the Conservation Law Enforcement Officer Program, Family Violence Prevention Program, a museum and library enhancement program Read More »

Legislative Update: March 2014

CPN legislators and executive officials met in person and via video conference in February to discuss the Tribe’s legislative business. Only one member of the body, Secretary-Treasurer Trousdale, was absent. An increase in funding for sanitation facilities construction was approved by all of the session’s attendees. The funding will provide sanitation facilities for individuals as Read More »

Legislative update – February 2014

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Legislature rang in the New Year with a special legislative meeting on January 16. As business got underway, a resolution approving a lease agreement between CPN and the BDC Gun Range was passed by a vote of 13-1, with one absence and one abstention. The resolution’s passage authorized Vice Chairman Linda Read More »