January 24, 2019
Tribe sends letter asking delegation to end shutdown
RIVERTON (WNE) — The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has sent a letter to Wyoming’s congressional delegation outlining the ways the federal government shutdown has negatively impacted tribal members.
“Although the shutdown is partial, the federal departments and agencies that remain effectively closed are those that are inextricably linked to the health, welfare, safety and economic security of the tribe,” the letter states. “(We) implore you to stop the shutdown of the federal government on behalf of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.”