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House Passes Transportation Extension

Weekly Edition | April 19th | By: Jared King Washington, DC—The Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012, Part II (HR 4348)—passed the House April 18 by a vote of 293-127 and extends the authorization for surface transportation programs, including federal aid highway, mass transit and safety programs, for three months through Sept. 30. It also More...

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By Editor On Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Water settlement would bring about $220 million for groundwater projects

Weekly Edition | April 17th | By: NP-staff Window Rock, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly continues to invite concerned Navajo people to the Little Colorado Water Rights Settlement forums beginning early More...

By Editor On Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Native American Tax Exemption program meeting to be held at the Huerfano Chapter

 Weekly Community Announcements | April 2nd | By: NP-Staff The Public Regulation Commission (PRC) Vice-Chair Theresa Becenti-Aguilar has been on the road speaking to constituents in District 4 about PRC initiatives, More...

By Editor On Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Navajo President Ben Shelly Testifies Before House Appropriations Panel

Weekly Edition | March 29th | By: Jared King Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly testified before the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations regarding fiscal 2013 budget priorities for the Navajo Nation. Seated More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

NM Governor Martinez plays hardball

Weekly Edition | February 23, 2012 | By: Editor NM Gov. Susana Martinez photograph courtesy of NMS. Albuquerque– On Monday,  NM Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill that will allow judges to impose additional financial More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 16th, 2012

$40 million of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund, leaders try to find a solution

Weekly Edition | February 16, 2012 | By: NP staff writer President Ben Shelly met with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert for more than a half hour on Wednesday. President Shelly told Gov. Herbert about seven town hall style More...

By Editor On Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Housing and Urban Development funds at work; improving the lives of Navajo families

The development of waterline projects is perhaps the biggest financial undertaking for Community Development Block Grant program, which works closely with Indian Health Services to bring these projects to completion. More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

$20,000 grant from BHP Billiton

Weekly Edition | Febuary 2, 2012 | By: NPStaff According to San Juan Colleges, the  Native American Center was awarded a $20,000 grant from BHP Billiton to enhance and support Native American students college success. The More...

By Editor On Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Beclabito Chapter receives $160,000

Weekend Edition | Jan. 21, 2012 | By:NPStaff [email protected] BECLABITO, N.M.— Navajo President Ben Shelly presented a $160,000 check to the Beclabito Chapter. In a press release, Navajo officials said More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Navajo Nation: Resources & Development Committee regular meeting

By: Jerome Clark Dec. 22, 2011 WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Resources & Development Committee meeting held their regular meeting in the Navajo Nation Council Chambers on December 20. Eleven (11) legislations and More...