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State-Tribal Relations Committee to Meet July 13

Wednesday, June 28, 2017/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags: DPHHS , health care , State-Tribal Relations Committee , education , TVMT , Helena Indian Alliance , Leo Pocha , American Indian Student Achievement , suicide prevention , American Indian health

CONTACT: Hope Stockwell, committee staff, or 406-444-9280

The State-Tribal Relations Committee holds its first meeting of the 2017-2018 interim on July 13 in Helena. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 137 of the Capitol.

The STRC will elect its leadership and adopt a work plan for the interim. The committee will also tour the Helena Indian Alliance and Leo Pocha Memorial Clinic. The STRC will receive updates on suicide prevention, appointment of the American Indian Health Director at the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Senate Bill 261 revenue triggers, and the 2016 American Indian Student Achievement Data Report.

Members of the 2017-2018 STRC include senators Jennifer Gross, Steve Hinebauch, Jason Small, and Lea Whitford and representatives Alan Doane, James O'Hara, Rae Peppers, and Jonathan Windy Boy.

The meeting will be live streamed at and will be broadcast on Television Montana (TVMT). Check your local channel listings to find TVMT in your area. For more information about the meeting, including a full agenda, visit the committee’s website or contact Hope Stockwell, committee staff.


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