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Navajo Nation FY2020

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Navajo Nation Branch Chiefs present FY2020 budget allocations WINDOW ROCK – ‪Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Speaker of the 24th Navajo Nation Council Seth Damon, and Navajo Nation Chief Justice JoAnn Jayne presented the “Branch Chiefs Agreement,” which outlines the recommended allocations for each branch of government for the upcoming fiscal year 2020 budget to the Navajo Nation…

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Navajo Nation Explores Options to Grow ‘Weed’

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NAABI Moves Forward Legislation for Pilot Industrial Hemp Project with Strict Testing, Regulations WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – In a special Naabik’íyáti’ Committee meeting on May 28, the committee considered legislation that authorizes the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry to conduct a hemp pilot research project with New Mexico State University under provisions in the 2014 U.S. farm…

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Trump supports Major Disaster Declaration for Navajo Nation

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WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Tuesday that President Donald J. Trump granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the Navajo Nation, which prompts the release of federal funds for the reimbursement of emergency funds expended in February due to severe…

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Navajo Nation Congratulates Graduates

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President Nez and Vice President Lizer congratulate 2019 graduates WINDOW ROCK– During the graduation season, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer had the honor of attending several promotion and graduation ceremonies to support and congratulate Navajo students, their families, and educators.  “On behalf of the Nez-Lizer Administration, we congratulate our Diné graduates for…

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Navajo Nation applauds bipartisan human trafficking bill

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WINDOW ROCK – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer commended Reps. Deb Haaland, Pueblo of Laguna, D-N.M., Tom Cole, Chickasaw Nation, R-Okla., Sharice Davids, Ho-Chunk, D-Kan., and Markwayne Mullin, Cherokee Nation, R-Oka., for their bold leadership in introducing H.R. 2438, the Not Invisible Act of 2019.  The bill will establish an advisory committee…

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Navajo Nation Embraces the Rock

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On the set of Jumanji Movie near the iconic Shiprock, members of the Navajo Nation embraced the highest paid actor, the Rock. Shiprock has been attracting high end movies throughout the past. Including Transformers, some ole high westerns have been shot there. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and his staff met with the star on…

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Off duty Navajo police officer arrested for DUI

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KAYENTA, AZ – An off-duty police officer employed with the Navajo Police Department was arrested for allegedly driving while under the influence late Sunday night. The Navajo Police Department received several calls reporting a drunk driver on US Highway 163 around 8:40 pm. Callers reported that a vehicle was parked in the middle of the…

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The Rock, Kevin Hart Spotted on the Navajo Nation

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Two of the biggest names from Hollywood are shooting Jumanji in the movie capitol of the world in Shiprock, New Mexico on the Northern part of the Navajo Nation. Social Media spotting showed the Rock (Dewayne Johnson) working out at a local gym and comedian Kevin Hart riding a camel in Shiprock. It was also…

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Navajo Police arrest suspects involved in officer involved shooting

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Bread Spring, New Mexico – According to the Navajo Police Department they have arrested three suspects that were involved in an officer involved shooting that occurred on April 19. According to law enforcement officials, the search for the suspects started after one of the suspects discharged a firearm towards Navajo Police Department officers who were…

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