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Navajo Generating Station legislation on Health, Education, & Human Services Committee agenda

Legislation for a replacement lease between the owners of Navajo Generating Station and the Navajo Nation goes before the Navajo Nation Council Health, Education and Human Services Committee Monday, June 5. According to the PROPOSED AGENDA of the Health, Education and Human Services, the committee is scheduled to meet in the Budget and Finance Committee […]

Bills on Indigenous rights go before Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati is meeting tomorrow, May 25, and a couple of very important bills that deal with the rights of Indigenous people. The bills are: F. LEGOS;ATOPM.0165-17: An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’; Respectfully Requesting the United States of America to Implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the […]

Is traveling to Albuquerque for a meeting, saving public money?

The Navajo Nation Council BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE has scheduled a WORK SESSION at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Albuquerque, N.M., April 27. The WORK SESSION is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. and deals with very public issues. According to Budget & Finance Committee’s proposed agenda, the committee will hear recommendations from the Navajo Nation Office […]

YouTube: Seraphina A. Nez confirmed to Dine’ Uranium Remediation Commission

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee confirmed Seraphina A. Nez of Tachee/Blue Gap, Arizona, as the first member of the Dine’ Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission with a vote of 16-0 on Feb. 9, 2017, at the Navajo Department of Transporation in Tse Bonito, New Mexico. Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay sponosored LEGISLATION 0016-17 which was for […]

Navajo Council Sexual Assault Prevention Subcommittee meets Feb. 10, 2017

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Sexual Assault Prevention Subcommittee is having a special meeting at the Budget & Finance Committee conference room in Window Rock, Ariz., on Feb. 10, 2017, Friday, starting at 10 a.m. According to the proposed agenda of the Sexual Assault Prevention Subcommittee agenda, the subcommittee will receive a verbal and written […]

Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee meeting Feb. 9, 2017

Navajo Nation Council Speaker LoRenzo Bates announced in a Feb. 3, 2017, memorandum that the Council’s Naabik’iyati Committee is having a meeting Feb. 9, 2017, Thursday, starting at 10 a.m. at the Navajo Department of Transportation’s conference rooms 308 and 309. A proposed Naabik’iyati Committee meeting agenda has not been published. Please check the Navajo […]

Dine’ Uranium Commission appointment & Field hearings on fracking before Navajo Council committee

The proposed agenda for the Navajo Nation Council Resources & Development Committee’s Feb. 7, 2017, Tuesday meeting has two bills addressing field hearings about fracking on the Navajo Nation and the first appointment to the Dine’ Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission. The bills are LEGISLATION 0025-17 : An Action Relating to Resources and Development Committee and Naabi’Iyati Committee, Respectfully […]

Escalade bill on Oct. 10 Navajo Council Law & Order Committee proposed agenda

The Navajo Nation Council Law and Order Committee is holding an Oct. 10 meeting, not a hearing, on proposed legislation for the Council to approve the development of the Grand Canyon Escalade Project at the Twin Arrows Casino & Resort near Flagstaff. Law and Order Committee Chairperson and Council Delegate Raymond Smith said last week […]

Permanent Trust Fund Contingency Fund on Navajo Council & Naabik’iyati Committee special meeting agenda

The Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee is having a special meeting before the Navajo Nation Council calls its special meeting on Sept. 21, Wednesday, and both special meetings are to take action on two pieces of legislation: Legislation 0290-16 and Legislation 0285-16. Legislation 0290-16 would create a Navajo Nation Permanent Trust Fund  Five-Year Contingency Fund […]

Proposed 2017 operating budget for Navajo Nation government

The Navajo Nation Council convened their annual budget session on Tuesday to deliberate on the  proposed 2017 operating budget for the Navajo Nation government. (Click on blue words to access copy of proposed 2017 budget) The proposed 2017 budget for the legislative branch totals to about $15.3 million, while the proposed 2017 budget for the executive […]