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Navajo Hardship Assistance Application APPROVED, 10.15.20

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans! The Navajo Council Budget & Finance Committee unanimously approved the eligibility criteria, application and approval process for Hardship Assistance today, Oct. 15. The B&F Committee made three minor changes to Legislation 0251-20, which sought final approval from the Budget and Finance Committee of the Hardship assistance eligibility criteria, application, and approval process, before […]

Hardship Assistance eligibility criteria on Budget Committee, 8 am, 10.15.20

PROPOSED AGENDA OF THE BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE OF THE NAVAJO NATION COUNCILOctober 15, 2020, Special Meeting, 8 a.m.Via Teleconference:TELECONFERENCE CALL NUMBER: (928)223-3955Presiding: Jamie Henio, ChairpersonRaymond Smith, Jr., Vice Chairperson Place: Via Teleconference, Window Rock, Navajo Nation (Arizona)Members Present:_ Elmer P. Begay _ Jamie Henio Nathaniel Brown _ Raymond Smith, Jr. Amber K. Crotty _ […]

Violate COVID-19 curfew, Mandatory jail time & fine proposed in Navajo Council bill

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, the Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee is scheduled to meet today, Thursday, 9.17.20, via teleconfenence, which means you can attend by tuning into the following social media sites: Livestream will be available online at:VIMEO: www.vimeo.com/navajonationcouncilYouTube: www.youtube.com/navajonationcouncilNNC Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/navajonationcouncil/ I posted the proposed Naabik’iyati or Naabi agenda, which I’m sure will change when the Council […]

Why are Navajo government workers afraid to openly speak out?!

My feature photo is “Two American soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade help Alfred Rascon, a four-time wounded medic from a reconnaissance platoon. Thirty years later, Rascon received the Medal of Honor from President Clinton. Rascon was born in Chihuahua, Mexico. This action took place during the climax of Operation Silver City in the fight […]

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 Council continues work on CARES relief aid spending plan, 10 am, 7.30&31.20

The Navajo Nation Council convened a two-day special session at 10 a.m. Thursday, 7.30.20, for the Council to continue working on another spending plan for the more than $700 million in Navajo Nation CARES relief aid. The Council is now addressing their Navajo Nation CARES expenditure plan, which is in Legislation 0144-20. Council Delegate Amber […]

Navajo Council Delegates attempt again to spend $663M CARES money, 1 pm, 7.18 & 19.20

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee has started. They are now on Legislation 0153-20, which Clarifies the Presidential Line-Item Veto. It does not add Language to what the Navajo People voted as the Presidential Line-Item Veto. NAVAJO COUNCIL DELEGATE ELMER BEGAY informed the Naabik’iyati that President encouraging People to tell NNC not to approve 0153-20. […]

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 […]

Learning in COVID-19 presentation, Health Committee, 10 am, 7-15-20

AGENDAHEALTH, EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE24th NAVAJO NATION COUNCILRegular Meeting via TelecommunicationsCall In Number: (928) 223-3958July 15, 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. […]