Legislative update: January 2020

Citizen Potawatomi Nation representatives convened the final meeting of the Tribal legislature for calendar year 2019. All officials were present except District 6’s Rande Payne and District 7’s Mark Johnson.

September Legislative update

At the Sept. 28 Legislative meeting, tribal representatives passed several resolutions and approved the fiscal year 2017-2018 budget. Delegates and alternate delegates for the National Congress of American Indians and membership to the National Indian Gaming Association also were approved. Several tribal resolutions pertaining to grant applications were passed, including applications to the Economic Development Read More »

CPN Legislative update: November 2015

On September 24, 2015 the CPN Tribal Legislature convened its meeting; all 16 members were in attendance. The 2016 fiscal year Tribal budgets were approved with a 16-0 vote in favor. In election news, legislators unanimously confirmed the appointment of the members of the Tribal election committee, with Gary Bourbonnais designated as chairman. Tribal elections Read More »

CPN Legislative update: June 2015

With a full audience comprised of Tribal employees and Tribal members, as well as the 2015 class of the  Potawatomi Leadership Program, the CPN Legislature met for the first meeting of the 2015-16 legislative session. Derek Valdo, CEO of AMERIND Risk Management made a presentation to the legislature, before a resolution approving a memorandum of Read More »

CPN Legislative update: May 2015

On May 28, 2015 the CPN Legislature convened its quarterly and final meeting of the 2014-15 legislative session. It was a busy agenda, starting with the legislature’s authorization of a resolution supporting the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation’s Microenterprise Program application. The CPN Child Development Center’s application funding request through the U.S. Department of Health Read More »

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 »