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Navajo Council approves $2M for summer youth employment

Navajo Council approves Legislation 0172-18: An Action Relating to an Emergency for the Navajo Nation; Approving Supplemental Funding from the Unreserved, Undesignated Fund Balance in the amount of $2,000,000 (two million dollars) for Summer Youth Employment to 110 Navajo Nation Chapters, with a vote of 18 in favor, 0 opposed. Legislation Description – The emergency […]

Navajo Council approves $15 m. for 110 chapters; $1 m. for veterans; $3 m. for college & high school students’ summer jobs

NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL IN SPECIAL SESSION TODAY, JUNE 6, 2014, BECAUSE COUNCIL LOST QUORUM ON MAY 30, 2014, AND DIDN’T FINISH ITS AGENDA. THERE ARE THREE ITEMS ON TODAY’S AGENDA. THE COUNCIL HAS APPROVED TWO OF THE THREE ITEMS. The Council temporarily tabled LEGISLATION 0102-14, which is for the Council to appropriate $5 million for […]

$5 million for 110 Navajo Reservation chapters increased to $15 million

NAVAJO NATION COUNCIL IN SPECIAL SESSION TODAY, JUNE 6, 2014, BECAUSE COUNCIL LOST QUORUM ON MAY 30, 2014, AND DIDN’T FINISH ITS AGENDA. THERE ARE THREE ITEMS ON TODAY’S AGENDA. THE COUNCIL HAS APPROVED TWO OF THE THREE ITEMS. The Council temporarily tabled LEGISLATION 0102-14, which is for the Council appropriate $5 million for 110 […]

Navajo Council loses quorum on vote of $3 m. for college students summer jobs

NAVAJO COUNCIL CALLING ALL DELEGATES…NEED QUORUM. ELEVEN DELEGATES IN COUNCIL CHAMBER AT 5:44 P.M. 12 DELEGATES ON FLOOR AND SPEAKER PRO TEMP BATES MAKES QUORUM OF 13 AT 5:45 P.M. NAVAJO COUNCIL VOTING ON AMENDMENT 2 TO LEGISLATION 0102-14, WHICH IS FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF $5 MILLION FOR ALL 110 CHAPTERS. AMENDMENT 2 IS FOR […]

$1 million for Navajo veterans added to $5 million for 110 Navajo reservation chapters

NAVAJO COUNCIL NOW ON LEGISLATION 0102-14: APPROVING $5 MILLION FROM RESERVES FOR “ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES” FOR ALL 110 CHAPTERS. DELEGATE EDMUND YAZZIE AMENDMENT 1: ON PAGE 1, LINE 15, ADD LANGUAGE AT THE END OF “Needs” – “And an additional $1 million to be used for financial assistance for veterans.” DELEGATE LEONARD TSOSIE WE’LL leave up […]