Press Releases for September 2012

Sept 28 - Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission

Sept 28 - Health, Education, and Human Services Committee passes legislation allowing unexpended FY12 allocated veterans funds to remain with chapters for FY13

Sept 28 - Navajo leadership meets with DOI Secretary Salazar on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project and broader Navajo Nation concerns

Sept 27 - Resources and Development Committee requests thorough review of legal documents as Navajo Generating Station negotiation talks continue

Sept 27 - Media Advisory

Sept 26 - Navajo President Shelly Makes $100K Available for Shiprock Fair

Sept 25 - Law and Order Committee hears two reports on proposed law changes: strengthen extradition and custody transfer procedures, create detainer policy

Sept 24 - Navajo President Appoints Acting Chief of Staff

Sept 21 - Council adopts Fiscal Year 2013 Comprehensive Budget

Sept 21 - Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives update on remediation plans for Administration Building No. 1

Sept 20 - Navajo President Says Navajo Head Start is Improving

Sept 20 - Resources and Development Committee listens to Bodaway/Gap Chapter group supporting development of Grand Canyon Escalade project

Sept 19 - Law and Order Committee meet with Oglala Sioux Tribe representatives, shares information on Diné public safety and criminal justice systems

Sept 17 - Navajo President Signs Deed For To Put Turquoise Ranch Into Navajo Trust

Sept 15 - Health, Education, and Human Services Committee commends how health care needs of Utah Navajos are being addressed and met

Sept 14 - President Shelly Welcomes 2012 IIFR Contestants

Sept 14 - President Shelly Addresses Hopi/Navajo Partition Land Permittees’ At Annual Meeting

Sept 14 - Navajo President Shelly Declares State of Emergency After Recent Flooding in Tuba City and Surrounding Communities

Sept 14 - Resources and Development Committee approves amendment to five-year economic development plan, also authorizes a BIA funding contract

Sept 14 - NNHRC welcomes the 5th anniversary of the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Sept 11 - Council tables Fiscal Year 2013 Comprehensive Budget, Budget and Finance to consider Continuing Resolution

Sept 10 - Health, Education, and Human Services Committee urges Diné citizens: Take proactive prevention measures against Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Sept 7 - Resources and Development Committee hears report on Eastern Agency veterans’ housing concerns involving NHA

Sept 6 - Navajo Nation Fair Parade to Broadcast Live

Sept 5 - Navajo President Invites Everyone to the 66th Annual Navajo Nation Fair

Sept 4 - Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report on recent HIV trends on the Navajo Nation