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June 19, 2012
Minot Daily News

NEW TOWN The Tribal and State Relations Committee will hold a joint meeting with the North Dakota Tribal Governments' Task Force to study tribal and state issues. The meeting is set for Monday at 10 a.m. in the Three Affiliated Tribes' council chambers, west of New Town.

Issues to be covered include government-to-government relations, human services, education, corrections, issues relating to the promotion of economic development, whether members of the N.D. Tribal Governments' Task Force should be voting members of the committee, and oil and gas development and taxation in the boundaries of the Fort Berthold Reservation.

Sen. David O'Connell, D-Lansford, is chairman of the Tribal and State Relations Committee. Other committee members are Sen. Robert Erbele, R-Lehr; Sen. Richard Marcellais, D-Belcourt; Donald Schaible, R-Mott; Rep. Jim Kasper, R-Fargo; Rep. Kenton Onstad, D-Parshall; and Rep.Wayne Trottier, R-Northwood.

Three Affiliated Tribes
404 Frontage Road
New Town, ND 58763