Press Releases for January 2017

Jan 30    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PROVIDES UPDATE TO BLACK MESA REGION ON DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY

Jan 30 Law and Order Committee supports the creation of the Navajo Nation Youth Advisory Council

Jan 27  OLJATO CHAPTER PRESIDENT JAMES ADAKAI APPOINTED TO THE BEARS EARS COMMISSION

Jan 27    PRESIDENT RUSSELL BEGAYE ATTENDS THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Jan 27 Navajo Nation Council votes to extend timeline for the Transportation Stimulus Plan referendum

Jan 27 Legislation seeking to change the “Navajo Nation” to “Diné Nation” tabled pending further evaluation

Jan 27 Council supports the increase of qualification standards for NHA Board of Commission members

Jan 26    Navajo Nation Council confirms the permanent appointment of Cynthia Thompson as District Court Judge

Jan 25  Council supports funding for pilot project to construct homes in the Former Bennett Freeze Area

Radio Address from Delegate Tuchoney Slim, Jr.

Jan 25 Navajo Nation Council approves $242,000 for chapters to provide emergency response services

Radio Address from Delegate Tom Chee

Jan 25  DHHS EXTENDS REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT FURTHERING LOCAL HEALTH CARE FOR NAVAJO VETERANS

Jan 25  Navajo Nation Council members meet with leaders and key officials to advocate for Navajo issues

Jan 24    President Begaye and Vice President Nez Sign Declaration of Emergency

CEM-17-01-23: RESOLUTION OF THE NAVAJO NATION COMMISSION ON EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 

Jan 24  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ OPPOSE SIGNING OF PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDUMS FURTHERING CONSTRUCTION OF DAPL

Jan 23    2017 WINTER SESSION STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION

STATE OF THE NAVAJO NATION ADDRESS High Resolution (1.4 MB)  Low Resolution (.3 MB)

Jan 23  Speaker's Report - 2017 Winter Council Session

Jan 23  LoRenzo Bates re-elected to serve second term as Speaker of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council

Jan 19    PRESIDENT BEGAYE ADVOCATES ON BEHALF OF ISSUES FACING TRIBAL NATIONS DURING LISTENING SESSION WITH TRUMP TRANSITION TEAM

Jan 19  THE NAVAJO NATION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND EPA ENTER INTO SETTLEMENT WITH FREEPORT-MCMORAN SUBSIDIARIES FOR CLEANUP OF 94 ABANDONED URANIUM MINES

Jan 19  Navajo Nation Council to hold Winter Session at the Department of Diné Education

Jan 19  Council members aim to strengthen partnerships with incoming presidential administration and congressional members

Jan 18  Budget and Finance Committee seeks input from LeChee Chapter regarding economic development

Jan 18  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report from Phoenix Indian Center

Jan 18  RESTRUCTURING OF THE NAVAJO NATION DIVISION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Jan 18  OPVP PRIORITIZES CORRECTION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS HOUSING PROGRAM AUDIT FINDINGS

Jan 18    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS APPROPRIATION TO FUND $5 MILLION TO GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FROM UUFB MINIMUM FUND BALANCE

Jan 17  NAVAJO NATION IS APPALLED BY U.S. EPA DECISION NOT TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR GOLD KING MINE SPILL

Jan 13  STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING U.S. EPA’S DECISION TO DENY CLAIMS RELATED TO THE GOLD KING MINE SPILL

Jan 13    Nazlini Community purchases new heavy equipment to improve and maintain community road and farm initiatives

Jan 12  Navajo Code Talkers to represent the Navajo Nation in the 58th Presidential Inaugural parade

Jan 12    NAVAJO NATION AMBER ALERT AND EMERGENCY ALERT TASKFORCE COMPLETES HIGH MILESTONE

Jan 12  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report from Teach for America – New Mexico

Jan 12  Resources and Development Committee tables legislation for the Grand Canyon Escalade Project

Jan 12  Council mourns the loss of Navajo family

Jan 11    PESHLAKAI, BENALLY AND DESCHEENIE INAUGURATED BY ARIZONA STATE LEGISLATURE ON OPENING DAY

Jan 10  2ND ANNUAL TEAM NAVAJO APPRECIATION DINNER

Jan 06  Law and Order Committee receives an update on the Navajo Nation Amber Alert initiative

Jan 10  Law and Order Committee supports plan to purchase a new building for Dzil Yijiin Judicial District Court

Jan 10    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CONGRATULATES EASTERN AGENCY OFFICIALS AT INAUGURATION

Jan 06  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ APPOINT BOBBY WHITE AS ACTING CONTROLLER

Jan 06  Budget and Finance Committee receives report from Wells Fargo

Jan 06  Resources and Development Committee receives status report from the Navajo Division of Economic Development

Jan 05    Eastern Navajo Land Commission recognizes tribal and federal officials to mark the successful end to the Navajo Land Buy-Back Program

Jan 05    COUNCIL VOTES TO REMOVE JIM PARRIS AS THE CONTROLLER OF THE NAVAJO NATION

Jan 04  President Begaye attempts to create “public panic” over the removal of the Controller

Jan 04  IN LOSING OUR CONTROLLER, THE NATION STANDS TO LOSE ITS FINANCIAL STABILITY

Jan 03  Media Advisory: Navajo Nation Council to hold closing ceremony for the Navajo Land Buy Back Program   High Resolution (2.4 MB)  Low Resolution (1.1 MB)

Jan 03    Council members partner with Navajo-owned company to provide renewable solar energy for Navajo elder

Jan 03  Resources and Development Committee supports amendments for the Navajo Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

Jan 01  HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT