Press Releases for January 2020

Jan 31  Speaker Damon, 24th Navajo Nation Council coordinate 480 tons of Navajo Mine coal deliveries to Navajo Chapters

Jan 31  24th Navajo Nation Council salutes the life and service of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever Sr.

Jan 31  Navajo Nation mourns the loss of Navajo Code Talker Joe Vandever Sr.

Jan 30  24th Navajo Nation Council 2020 Winter Session

Jan 30  Nez-Lizer focus on water, electricity, and road infrastructure for Navajo Utah communities


Jan 29  Nez-Lizer commend New Mexico Supreme Court’s ruling on applicability of Energy Transition Act

Jan 28  Council confirms Ernestine Tsinigine as Navajo Nation Supreme Court Associate Justice

Jan 28  Nez-Lizer congratulate Judge Tina Tsinigine on her probationary appointment as Associate Justice for the Navajo Nation Supreme Court

Jan 28  Vice President Lizer advocates for tribes before the Arizona Financial Literacy Taskforce

Jan 28  President Nez speaks in support of Navajo elders, students, chapter projects, and renewable energy before New Mexico legislators

Jan 28  Flags to be flown at half-staff in honor and memory of Navajo veteran Sophie Yazzie

Jan 27  Navajo Nation holds prayer service for the Armed Forces

Jan 27  Nez-Lizer request Council to address revenue shortfalls before considering spending requests during State of the Navajo Nation Address

Jan 26  Nez-Lizer caution Navajo public of the spread of the potentially deadly novel coronavirus

Jan 26  Navajo Nation Council observes passing of Sophie Yazzie at 105

Jan 25  Navajo Nation mourns the loss of longest-living Arizona veteran Sophie Yazzie

Jan 23  Nez-Lizer urge federal EPA to prioritize Navajo contractors in uranium mine clean-up efforts

Jan 22  Nez-Lizer support “active enrollment” for managed health care for Navajo citizens in New Mexico

Jan 21  Navajo Nation and New Mexico Indian Affairs Department partner to raise human trafficking awareness

Jan 20  24th Navajo Nation Council honors the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 20  24th Navajo Nation Council mourn the passing of Walter Wolf Jr.

Jan 20  Nez-Lizer Administration announces purchase of sand and gravel pit

Jan 17  Hospitality Enterprise to construct new hotel, convention center, and office space in the capital of the Navajo Nation

Jan 15  China Phase One Trade Agreement opens new economic opportunities for the Navajo Nation

Jan 15  President Nez advocates for renewable energy, youth, and economic partnerships in address to the Arizona State Legislature

Jan 15  Flags to be flown at half-staff to honor Navajo leader John Perry, Jr.

Jan 15  Háyoolkáál Work Group announces partnership with SRP to develop up to 200-megawatts in solar energy on the Navajo Nation

Jan 14  Háyoolkáál Work Group reports on energy development initiatives to the Resources and Development Committee

Jan 13  Speaker Damon, 24th Navajo Nation Council mourn passing of former Council Delegates John Perry Jr. and James Tomchee

Jan 13  Mandatory meeting for residents impacted by Gold King Mine spill

Jan 12  RDC Delegates Kee Allen Begay Jr. and Mark Freeland meet with US EPA Administrators in Washington

Jan 12  Speaker Damon, RDC call for greater inclusion of Navajo communities in federal Chaco effort

Jan 11  Budget and Finance Committee take action on three legislation items for first 2020 meeting

Jan 11  Title II Reform Subcommittee selects Chairperson, Vice Chairperson during special meeting

Jan 11  Speaker Damon, 24th Navajo Nation Council mourn loss of Councilman Benjamin Hogue

Jan 8  Navajo Nation Veterans Administration proposes to make financial assistance more accessible for Navajo veterans

Jan 7  Delegate Kee Allen Begay Jr. opposes President Nez’s line item veto of CD-46-19

Jan 7  First Lady Nez and Second Lady Lizer to host “Heart to Heart Conference”