MITSC 3/26/13 letter to US Senator Susan Collins
MITSC wrote to Senator Collins March 26, 2013 concerning her actions on the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act during the fall/winter of 2012 and to remind her of MITSC's role.
Public Law, c. 84 2nd Regular Session – 1995 LD 1667 Resolve, To Improve Tribal and State Relations
This legislation directed MITSC to create the Task Force on Tribal-State Relations. The Task Force was charged with exploring ways to improve the relationship between the state and MITSC and the state and federally recognized Indian Tribes; determining the appropriate role for the Aroostook Band of Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians in the MITSC; evaluating the general effectiveness of the MITSC; engaging in other activities to improve tribal-state relations; and developing recommendations.