Republican lawmaker renews push for Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) addresses the winter session of the National Congress of American Indians in Washington, D.C., on February 14, 2017. Photo by Indianz.Com / Available for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
With a Republican in the White House and the GOP in control of Congress, will the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act finally become the law of the land?
A key lawmaker who has championed the controversial effort thinks so. Rep Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) is eager to get the bill, which exempts tribes and their gaming facilities from federal labor law, in the hands of President Donald Trump.