Press Releases for June 2017

Jun 30  MEDIA ADVISORY: PRESIDENT BEGAYE TO SIGN NGS REPLACEMENT LEASE ON JULY 1

Jun 30  ALLEGATIONS REGARDING MISUSE OF FUNDS BY HEAD START DIRECTOR WARRANT INVESTIGATION BY OPVP

Jun 30  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports amendment to promote economic development through the production of cannabis

Jun 28  Resources and Development Committee confirms three appointments

Jun 28  Council supports Congressional bill to name U.S. Navy ship “USNS Navajo”

Jun 28  Law and Order Committee approves $500,000 allocation for the Dilkon Justice Center project

Jun 28  NHA CEO ANEVA YAZZIE WILL STEP DOWN, NHA BOARD PRIORITIZES HOME CONSTRUCTION FOR THE NAVAJO NATION

Jun 28  THE MEASURE OF NHA’S PROGRESS AND ACCOUNTABILITY LIES WITHIN THE NUMBER OF HOMES CONSTRUCTED

Jun 27  NGS owners to sign lease agreement after approval by the Navajo Nation Council

Jun 27  Navajo Nation Statement on Office of Inspector General Report Regarding Gold King Mine Spill: “Another Broken Promise”

Jun 26  ‘HEART OF A WARRIOR’ DOCUMENTARY EXPLORES CRITICAL ROLE OF NAVAJO CODE TALKERS IN WWII SAYS PRESIDENT BEGAYE

Jun 26  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ENCOURAGE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES WITH 2017 RUNNING FOR A STRONGER AND HEALTHIER NAVAJO NATION PROCLAMATION

Jun 22  President Begaye and Vice President Nez implement Stage 1 fire restrictions on the Navajo Nation

Jun 21  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee reviews audit findings for the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

Jun 21  Executive Order Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Jun 20  Navajo Nation Council tables NGS replacement lease legislation

Jun 20  Improvements to Johnson Road are the culmination of partnership efforts between the chapter, the state and the Navajo Nation says President Begaye

Jun 20  Navajo Nation Council approves funds for summer youth employment, urges President to approve funding

Jun 20  Law and Order Committee supports to enact the Navajo Nation Building Codes

Jun 19  Delegate Daniels commends Ts'ah Bii Kin Chapter for hosting the 2017 Intergenerational Conference

Jun 19  Joint meeting with federal officials focuses on the development of a sexual assault response plan for the Navajo Nation

Jun 19  Delegate Filfred and Bears Ears Commission continue developing Bears Ears National Monument management plan

Jun 15  Resources and Development Committee seeks to improve the rights-of-way process for Eastern Navajo Agency projects

Jun 14  Law and Order Committee recommends judge appointments and chief justice applicants to President, clarifies vote on veterans bill

Jun 13  Navajo Nation Council to address federal charter of incorporation for the proposed Naat’áanii Development Corporation

Jun 13  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee supports interest income increase for the Navajo Nation Veterans Trust Fund

Jun 13  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS BEARS EARS COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT MUST REMAIN

Jun 13    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SWEARS IN NEWEST MEMBER OF VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL, NORA SMITH

Jun 9  President Begaye listens to proposal to transfer BIE administrative functions to Navajo Nation

Jun 9  Navajo Nation Council mourns the passing of former delegate Tommy M. Tsosie

Jun 9  Delegate Filfred requests continued support for Bears Ears National Monument

Jun 9  NGS Closure Public Info Sheet

Jun 8  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee tables legislation seeking approval of the replacement lease for Navajo Generating Station, work session to be held

Jun 7  Budget and Finance Committee votes down the replacement lease for Navajo Generating Station, bill moves on to the Naabik iyati Committee

Jun 6  Resources and Development Committee considers the replacement lease to continue operations of Navajo Generating Station

Jun 6  Resources and Developments Committee confirms two appointments to the Navajo Transitional Energy Company board

Jun 5  Navajo Nation Council offers condolences to the family of former Navajo leader Irving Marcus Billy

Jun 5  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee provides time for public to address the replacement lease for Navajo Generating Station

Jun 5  DOI needs to improve efficiency within federal agencies that impact services to tribal nations says President Begaye

Jun 5  The Office of the President and Vice President remember the life of former Vice President Irvin Billy

Jun 5  Council and state leadership applaud opening of newly constructed Chichiltah Chapter

Jun 2  Law and Order Committee approves the Judicial and Public Safety facilities fund priority list

Jun 1  President Begaye says the Navajo Nation will continue to engage in LCR negotiations to ensure Navajo water allocations

Jun 1  Navajo Nation responds to Senator Mccain’s NHA investigation stating corrective actions are in place to address findings

Jun 1  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. seeks support to amend the Navajo Nation Veterans Act to improve services for Navajo veterans