Press Releases for March 2018

Mar 30  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives report on suicide surveillance and prevention

Mar 29  Budget and Finance Committee members receive updates on Permanent Trust Fund Income Five-Year Expenditure Plan projects

Mar 29    Navajo leaders urge President Trump to sign the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act (2.63 MB)

Mar 29  Resources and Development Committee approves the Navajo Nation’s first large scale sand and gravel lease

Mar 28  NAVAJO GRAVEL PIT INITIATIVE GAINING MOMENTUM

Mar 27  Law and Order Committee continues to promote highway safety for U.S. Route 550 (2.61 MB)

Mar 27  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee applauds initial Navajo Head Start legal victory

Mar 27  FEDERAL COURT RULES FOR NAVAJO HEAD START TO RECEIVE FULL FUNDING

Mar 27  Delegate Crotty addresses sexual violence and sex trafficking at Tribal Leaders Summit (1.13 MB)

Mar 23  Resources and Development Committee accepts the Bureau of Indian Affairs recommendations for the Navajo Partitioned Lands

Mar 23  Speaker Bates commends the approval of funding for the Navajo Nation in the omnibus spending bill

Mar 23  Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr. continues to address availability of services and resources for Navajo veterans (1.3 MB)

Mar 23  Law and Order Committee approves planning funds for Window Rock Judicial and Public Safety facility

Mar 23  Navajo Nation Council applauds the passage of the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act

Mar 23  This is how we build the Tribal Health Workforce

Mar 23  Vice President Nez advocates for elder services to NM ALTS

Mar 21  Health, Education, and Human Services Committee pushes for accountability for Navajo Nation Veterans Administration

Mar 21    VICE PRESIDENT CELEBRATES RECERTIFICATION OF NAHODISHGISH COMMUNITY LAND USE PLAN

Mar 21    NAVAJO NATION CELEBRATES INAUGURAL WOMEN VETERANS DAY

Mar 19    SCHOLARSHIPS CREATED FOR FIELDING'S DOCTOR OF EDUCATION PROGRAM

Mar 19  KAYENTA’S MOBILE COURT SCHEDULED FOR NAVAJO MOUNTAIN

Mar 19  FIRE RESTRICTION LIFTED TO ASSIST FARMERS

Mar 19    BOSQUE REDONDO TOUR OPENS DOORS FOR DISCUSSION, HEALING

Mar 18    WOMEN VETERANS DAY PROCLAIMED BY PRESIDENT

Mar 15  UPCOMING JUSTICE DAYS COMMEMORATE THE CREATION OF THE NAVAJO COURT SYSTEM

Mar 15    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS SELF GOVERNANCE PROVIDES CHAPTERS MORE LOCAL CONTROL

Mar 15  Budget and Finance Committee approve corrective action plan for Kaibeto Chapter

Mar 15  Recent National school shootings prompts the Law and Order Committee to re-evaluate active shooter readiness

Mar 15    BEARS EARS PRAYER RUN ALLIANCE IS ON THE MOVE

Mar 14    2018 DINÉ BICH'IIYA' FOOD SUMMIT SET FOR MARCH 29-31

Mar 13    BRANCH CHIEFS DECLARE MARCH AS MISSING PERSONS AWARENESS MONTH

Mar 13    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CALLS ON UTAH GOVERNOR TO DROP CURTIS BILL

Mar 12    Utah Governor and Congressman pledge to work with the Navajo Nation to develop solutions for Bears Ears National Monument

Mar 12  PRESIDENT BEGAYE FUNDS CHINLE NURSING HOME

Mar 12    Council commends approval of $4.2 million for the construction of the new Chinle Nursing Home facility (3.5 MB)

Mar 12  Navajo Nation Council partners with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to offer benefits for Navajo veterans

Mar 12  Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee meets with House and Senate members

Mar 11  VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ADVOCATES FOR NAVAJO NATION LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL

Mar 10  Speaker Bates: President Begaye contradicts his words through his actions

Mar 09  PRESIDENT RUSSELL BEGAYE CORRECTS SPEAKER LORENZO BATES

Mar 08  ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ONHIR PUBLIC HEARING IN TEESTO

Mar 08  NM GOVERNOR APPROVES $11.9 MILLION IN BONDS FOR NAVAJO PROJECTS

Mar 07  NAVAJO NATION OPPOSES "TRUMP HIGHWAY" BILL

Mar 07  President Begaye denies funding for Phoenix Indian Center, Toyei Industries, and school buses

Mar 05    PROVIDING AID FOR VICTIMS OF THE 2014 ASSAYII LAKE FIRE

Mar 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES MORE THAN $108,000 FOR PERSONNEL AT TOYEI INDUSTRIES, INC.

Mar 05  OPVP DECLARES MARCH AS COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Mar 05  Navajo Indian Irrigation Project Negotiation Subcommittee encourages NAPI to offer farming opportunities to Navajo communities

Mar 05  PRESIDENT BEGAYE APPROVES FUNDING FOR PHOENIX INDIAN CENTER

Mar 03  DIRECTOR CLYDE LEADS VETERANS STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION

Mar 02    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS DROUGHT DECLARATION, STATE OF EMERGENCY

Mar 02    NAVAJO NATION, FBI TALK PARTNERSHIPS

Mar 02    Navajo leaders address public safety with FBI director Christopher Wray

Mar 02    Delegate Hale congratulates students and parents at St. Michaels Association for Special Education group homes dedication ceremony (4 MB)

Mar 02  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS EMERGENCY MEASURE TO ENSURE HEAD START OPERATIONS

Mar 01    Resources and Development Committee members commend progress of new Chinle Nursing Home facility

Mar 01    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ CONGRATULATES NAVAJO NATION SCIENCE FAIR PARTICIPANTS

Mar 01    Council Delegate Walter Phelps welcomes Federal Communications Commission officials to the community of Leupp