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November 8, 2011

Gray will run in June 2012 election; six four-year Congressional terms will open

Olivia “Libbi” Gray has announced that she will be running for a seat on the 3rd Osage Nation Congress in the June, 2012 elections.

March 14, 2011

Term limits for the Principal Chief, increase to tribal employee minimum wage, storm shelters and amendment to Ethics law among bills filed

The Second Osage Nation Congress convenes for its first Hun-Kah Session on March 21 at the Congressional Chambers in Pawhuska. This regular spring session will last up to 24 days and may be extended for three additional days, if needed.

During the session, the Congress will consider various pieces of legislation with ten bills already filed one week prior to session.

February 18, 2011

Seven items to be considered by Congress including supplemental appropriation bills and consideration of a merit-based employee system for the government

Seven items to be considered by Congress including supplemental appropriation bills and consideration of a merit-based employee system for the government

February 16, 2011

Bill would have revised rules for independent ON government entities during budget setting process, mandated employee salaries be merit-based

During its Fifth Special Session, the Second Osage Nation Congress passed a revised budget parameters act for the Nation, which sets guidelines for the Nation’s government entities to follow when planning their operational budgets. The updated bill contained revised rules pertaining to budgets of independent ON entities and would’ve mandated employee salaries be set by the merit-based employment system passed by Congress last year.

A merit-based employment system is mandated by the Osage Constitution as well.

July 8, 2010
BigHorse says his experience as a state representative will be invaluable
June 30, 2010
The candidates were asked eight questions with three minutes to answer and one minute for rebuttal
May 17, 2010
To read their answers click here
May 12, 2010
In accordance with the Osage News Election policy, the Osage News is allowing each candidate 500 words on osagenews.org leading up to the June 2010 election
May 12, 2010
Local candidate for Osage Nation Congress Louis Gray to have upcoming events
May 11, 2010
In accordance with the Osage News Election policy, the Osage News is allowing each candidate 500 words on osagenews.org leading up to the June 2010 election
May 11, 2010
In accordance with the Osage News Election policy, the Osage News is allowing each candidate 500 words on osagenews.org leading up to the June 2010 election
April 30, 2010
In accordance with the Osage News Election policy, the Osage News is allowing each candidate 500 words on osagenews.org leading up to the June 2010 election
April 29, 2010
Williams: "Through my proven experience and leadership, I would be a valuable asset to the Osage Nation and its citizens."
April 16, 2010
Boone: "As an elected official we need to work together as a team doing what is best for the nation and that is what I will strive to do if I am elected"
April 13, 2010
Free: "I want to be part of a solution to the challenges facing the Nation at this exciting time in our history."
April 12, 2010
In accordance with the Osage News Election policy, the Osage News is allowing each candidate 500 words on osagenews.org leading up to the June 2010 election
April 12, 2010
John Maker: "If elected, I will help create the legislation that will help you."
April 9, 2010
Shunkamolah: “As my credentials reflect I have been a teacher and school administrator and learned how to deal with people at all levels, to listen and to cooperate in solving problems.”
April 9, 2010
You are invited to a "Meet & Greet"
April 9, 2010
Informational meeting for candidates and voters to be held at the Hominy Indian Village on Sunday, April 18
April 7, 2010
Please join the family of Alice Goodfox on Saturday April 17th, 2010 from 5-7 pm at the Community Building in the Hominy Indian Village
April 7, 2010
Friends of Jake Heflin to sponsor a Campaign Fundraiser at the Wakon Iron Hall on April 18
April 1, 2010
Campaign reception for Margo Gray-Proctor to be held in Tulsa. Margo is a 2010 Candidate for Osage Nation Congress.
March 24, 2010
Wyrick: “Let us use the assets of Osage lands, Osage brains, and Osage moneys for the benefit of all Osage people.”