HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the establishment of a new Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC). The STAC signals a new level of attention to Government-to-Government relationship between HHS and Indian Tribal Governments. “The establishment of a tribal advisory committee at the Secretarial level will create a coordinated, department-wide strategy to incorporate tribal guidance on HHS priorities, policies and budget, improve the Government-to-Government relationship, and mechanisms for continuous improvement with our partnership with Indian Tribes,”
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