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Prez Nez & VP Lizer celebrate July 4 by vetoing $41M for Hazard Pay, PPEs & $55M for 110 chapters

On June 19, the Navajo Nation Council approved $41 million in federal Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Stimulus (CARES) Act funding received by the Navajo Nation last month. “The $41 million in immediate funding that the Navajo Nation Council voted to approve will give our front line responders and essential workers the compensation they badly […]

Is Navajo Nation burial assistance discriminating against non-residents? 6.17.20

PRESS RELEASE – Health, Education, and Human Services Committee receives DSS domestic violence shelter, burial assistance reports WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Health, Education, and Human Services Committee (HEHSC) of the 24th Navajo Nation Council met via teleconference on JunE 17 to receive a report by Navajo Nation Division of Social Services (DSS) Executive Director […]

Sanitize 110 Navajo Nation chapters before reopening; do not reopen Chilchinbeto, 6.4.20

PRESS RELEASE – Naabik’íyáti’ Committee receives Division of Community Development CARES Act report at work session WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Members of the 24th Navajo Nation Council met via teleconference June 4 for the eighth Naabik’íyáti’ Committee work session discussing a possible Navajo Nation CARES Fund Act expenditure plan. Navajo Nation Division of Community Development (DCD) Executive […]

Complaints about Navajo Nation Self Reliance Department’s burial, financial assistance

STILL HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE. NAVAJO NATION DIVISION OF SOCIAL SERVICES LEGISLATIVE ANALYST THOMAS CODY The Navajo Nation Division of Social Services Department of Self Reliance is asking for a work session on issues regarding social services, such as burial assistance, financial assistance, wood assistance, and also asking the […]