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No Navajo Council legislation to Remove President, Vice President, OPVP attorney

Here at Navajo Council special session at the Council chambers in Window Rock. The Council adopted their agenda with five new items and none of the new legislation addressed the Removal of President Russell Begaye, Vice President Jonathan Nez and Office of the President and Vice President attorney Karis Begaye, who was involved in a […]

$220 million for Navajo Nation Capital Improvement Projects is in separate legislation

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL WHERE COUNCIL DEBATING LEGISLATION 0118-13, WHICH IS RECOMMENDING AND APPROVING THE NAVAJO NATION CHAPTERS’ INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PRIORITY PROJECTS FOR 2013 TO 2018. DELEGATE DWIGHT WITHERSPOON The funding amount for the Hard Rocks Chapter’s Headstart program was part of earlier version of 0118-13 and now this version of 0118-13 states that there […]

President Shelly vetoed earlier version of Capital Improvement Projects with “BS all over it.”

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL WHERE COUNCIL DEBATING LEGISLATION 0118-13, recommending and approving the Navajo Nation chapters’ infrastructure improvement priority projects for 2013 to 2018. DELEGATE NELSON BEGAYE We need to approve this list. I think that the Council has been trying to approve a list since 2006. And it’s my community of Rough Rock that […]

Navajo Council Delegate LoRenzo Bates: We don’t need the approval of the people

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 2:10 pm and chapter officials are starting to leave. The Council chamber was almost full of chapter officials who were here to show their support for their CIPs so the Council […]

Navajo Council Delegate K. Benally upset with legal advice

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 1:28 pm and the Council chamber is filling up with chapter officials to show their support for their CIPs so the Council will finally approve a Five Year CIP Plan, which […]

Navajo Council Delegate L. Tsosie: Something for young people

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 1:20 pm and the Council chamber is filling up with chapter officials to show their support for their CIPs so the Council will finally approve a Five Year CIP Plan, which […]

Navajo Council approves wording “Five Year Plan”

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 1:16 pm and the Council chamber is filling up with chapter officials to show their support for their CIPs so the Council will finally approve a Five Year CIP Plan, which […]

Council debate stuck on wording “Five Year Plan”

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 1 pm and the Council chamber is filling up with chapter officials to show their support for their CIPs so the Council will finally approve a Five Year CIP Plan, which […]

Delegate L. Curley: Some projects are outdated

Navajo Nation Council special session started and debate heating up over list of capital improvement projects for the Navajo Reservation’s 110 chapters. It’s now 12:46 pm and the Council chamber is filling up with chapter officials to show their support for their CIPs so the Council will finally approve a Five Year CIP Plan, which […]

Navajo Council Special Session convened

The Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize is calling the Council Delegates to get to their seats. There are 15 delegates that answered Roll Call. It is now 11:20 pm and the Council is convened, Naize says. Delegate Russell Begaye was asked by Naize to give the invocation. Before he gives the invocation, he says […]