Gold King Mine spill reaching Lake Powell Wednesday, Aug. 12

PRESS RELEASE: Officials provide update on water contamination in San Juan County FARMINGTON, N.M. – Navajo Nation Council Speaker LoRenzo Bates (Nenahnezad, Newcomb, San Juan, Tiis Tsoh Sikaad, Tse’Daa’Kaan, Upper Fruitland) on Saturday, attended a public meeting at the Famirngton Civic Center in which New Mexico State Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn, State Engineer Tom […]

Bussing Navajo students

Legislation No. 0301-13: Relating to Health, Education and Human Services and Naabik’iyati’; Supporting and Recommending a Cooperative Agreement between the Navajo Nation, McKinley and San Juan Counties and the New Mexico Public Education Department for purposes of Student Transportation (HEHS 10/9/13) (Sponsor: Honorable Jonathan L. Hale) SPONSOR, DELEGAE Deals with educational boundary lines, finances, safety […]

Navajo Council Budget & Finance action, 9-23-13

Here at Navajo Nation Council chamber, where Council’s Budget & Finance Committee meeting. The B&F just tabled a request by B&F Chairperson LoRenzo Bates and Controller Mark Grant for about $8 million for Gaming Development Fund. The legislation – 0281-13 – will return to the B&F during their meeting, which is scheduled for the first […]