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How much CARES money has Nez-Lizer administration spent? Answer at 10 am, 10.6.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens?Humans, the Navajo Nation Council Budget & Finance Committee is scheduled to hear Updates on CARES Act fund Expenditures; any projects not showing progress in expending funds by December 30, 2020 to be reallocated to Hardship Assistance Expenditure Plan pursuant to CJY-67-20 – presented by Pearline Kirk, Controller, Office of the Controller and Dominic […]

Navajo Council hearing from Youth Advisory Council, 10 am, 10.5.20

PROPOSED AGENDA, HEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE 24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL Special Meeting, CALL IN NUMBER: (928) 223-3958 October 05, 2020, 10:00 a.m.PRESIDING : Honorable Daniel E. Tso, ChairpersonHonorable Carl Roessel Slater, Vice-ChairpersonPLACE : Via TelecommunicationsWindow Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona) □ Paul Begay, Jr. □ Charlaine Tso□ Carl Roessel Slater □ Daniel E. Tso□ […]

Navajo Council releases more info on Hardship Assistance, 9.29.20

PRESS RELEASE – Navajo Nation Council approves up to $1,500 in coronavirus hardship assistance for enrolled Navajo tribal members, up to $500 for children WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation Council voted unanimously Thursday, Sept. 24, to authorize $49,454,416 for coronavirus (Covid-19) hardship assistance to provide emergency financial support to enrolled Navajo tribal members […]

Navajo Council Resources committee hearing Small Biz CARES relief, 10 am, 9.9.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans:The Navajo Nation Council Resources & Development Committee is scheduled to meet at 10 am, today, 9.9.20. The RDC is meetng via TELECONFERENCE. The CALL NUMBER: is (928)223-3944. Please, please MUTE. Ahe’hee!! Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development Director TJ Willie is scheduled to report on how much of the CARES relief dollars that […]

Navajo Council meeting 10 am, 9.4.20

Navajo Nation Council having special session today, 9.4.2. It has already stated. It is now 10:50 am and the Council is ready to Vote on Overriding presidential veto. There are two Override bills on new Council agenda. I posted proposed agenda which does not have Legislations 00182-20, OVERRIDE veto of CYJ-62-20; 0198-20 OVERRIDE veto CJY-59-20′ […]

Prez Nez line-item vetoes $175.3M in CARES money for housing, wifi, solar power, trash services, payroll, housing, financial staff support, 8.16.20

The budget line-item vetoes of $175.3 million in desperately needed and overdue COVID-19 financial help from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act by Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer shows they have EGOS bigger then their Hearts and Common sense. According to the U.S. Treasury website, the “CARES […]

Navajo Council Health Committee meeting on domestic violence shelters & Navajo govt employees, 10 am, 8.12.20

AGENDAHEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCILRegular Meeting via TelecommunicationsCall In Number: (928) 223-3958August 12, 202010:00 a.m.PRESIDING : Honorable Daniel E. Tso, ChairpersonHonorable Carl Roessel Slater, Vice-ChairpersonPLACE : Via TelecommunicationsWindow Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona) □ Paul Begay, Jr. □ Charlaine Tso□ Carl Roessel Slater □ Daniel E. Tso□ Pernell Halona □ Edison J. […]

Navajo Council allocates $650M in CARES relief aid, 8.1.20

The Navajo Nation Council voted 20 in favor and zero opposed on the allocation of $650 million from the Navajo Nation CARES or Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds at about 9:22 p.m. July 31, 2020, during a two-day special session held via a teleconference that was live-streamed on the Navajo Nation Council’s […]

Navajo Council oks CARES spending plan 9:22 pm, 7.31.20

The Navajo Nation Council unanimously approved another Navajo Nation CARES relief aid spending package that included nine amendments. I’m posting the nine amendments. The Council voted 20 in favor, zero opposed on Legislation 0144-20, which contains the Navajo Nation CARES relief aid expenditure plan. Legislation 0144-20 now goes before Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, who […]

Navajo Budget Committee: CARES Deadline looming, Per Capita?

Really quick Update of this morning’s two hour Budget & Finance Committee meeting: BFC members are very concerned that the Navajo Nation will not meet the CARES deadline for spending all the more than $663M. And so BFC members started talking about the possibility of using the more than $66M for per capita payments if […]