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$1M for stipends for Navajo chapter officials fails by one vote

0088-18: An Action Relating to Resources Committee, Budget and Finance Committee, Naabik’iyati’ Committee, and Navajo Nation Council; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of one million, twenty one thousand, four hundred thirty one dollars ($1,021,431) to the Navajo Division of Community Development, business units 108014-108123, waiving 12 N.N.C. §§ […]

Speaker Bates pushing $1.6M for 110 chapters

STILL HERE AT RESOURCES & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AT NAVAJO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TSE BONIOT, N.M. AND RDC NOW ON LEGISLATION 0116-18 SPONSORED BY SPEAKER LORENZO BATES. LEGISLATION 0116-18 WAS ADDED TO AGENDA SO I DON’T HAVE THE TITLE OF LEGISLATION. FOUND INFO ON COUNCIL WEBSITE: LEGISLATION 0116-18, Title An Action Relating to Health, Education and Human […]

Navajo Nation government budget process unfair to local government

The Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee is now listening to a report from Eastern Navajo Agency Council, Western Navajo Agency Council, Northern Navajo Agency Council, Fort Defiance Agency Council, and Chinle Agency Council regarding the 2015 budget needs of the reservation’s 110 chapters. This is the first time that the chapters, which are represented by each […]

Navajo Council approves $15 m. for 110 chapters; $1 m. for veterans; $3 m. for college & high school students’ summer jobs

NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL IN SPECIAL SESSION TODAY, JUNE 6, 2014, BECAUSE COUNCIL LOST QUORUM ON MAY 30, 2014, AND DIDN’T FINISH ITS AGENDA. THERE ARE THREE ITEMS ON TODAY’S AGENDA. THE COUNCIL HAS APPROVED TWO OF THE THREE ITEMS. The Council temporarily tabled LEGISLATION 0102-14, which is for the Council to appropriate $5 million for […]

$5 million for 110 Navajo Reservation chapters increased to $15 million

NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL IN SPECIAL SESSION TODAY, JUNE 6, 2014, BECAUSE COUNCIL LOST QUORUM ON MAY 30, 2014, AND DIDN’T FINISH ITS AGENDA. THERE ARE THREE ITEMS ON TODAY’S AGENDA. THE COUNCIL HAS APPROVED TWO OF THE THREE ITEMS. The Council temporarily tabled LEGISLATION 0102-14, which is for the Council appropriate $5 million for 110 […]

Navajo Council debating $5 m. or $15 m. for 110 chapters

NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL IN SPECIAL SESSION TO FINISH UP THEIR MAY 30, 2014, AGENDA. THE COUNCIL DIDN’T FINISH THEIR MAY 30, 2014, BECAUSE THEY LOST A QUORUM. THERE ARE THREE PIECES OF LEGISLATION ON TODAY’S AGENDA. LEGISLATIVE SERVICES DIRECTOR TOM PLATERO When the Council lost quorum, there were three amendments to LEGISLATION 0102-14, and Two […]

$1 million for Navajo veterans added to $5 million for 110 Navajo reservation chapters

NAVAJO COUNCIL NOW ON LEGISLATION 0102-14: APPROVING $5 MILLION FROM RESERVES FOR “ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES” FOR ALL 110 CHAPTERS. DELEGATE EDMUND YAZZIE AMENDMENT 1: ON PAGE 1, LINE 15, ADD LANGUAGE AT THE END OF “Needs” – “And an additional $1 million to be used for financial assistance for veterans.” DELEGATE LEONARD TSOSIE WE’LL leave up […]