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Remaining Navajo Cares Act Money could go to Navajo owned-businesses

Shiprock Council Delegate, Eugenia Charles-Newton wrote on Facebook that remaining Cares Act funds could go to Navajo owned-companies. Newton slammed Navajo President Jonathan Nez stating the Cares Act money should go to all the citizens. Read her statements: CARES HARDSHIP UPDATE: Legislation 0274-20 will be debated tomorrow (Tuesday, November 10, 2020) at Special Council. You…

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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is looking 90% effective

Pfizer Inc. said Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine may be a remarkable 90% effective, based on early and incomplete test results that nevertheless brought a big burst of optimism to a world desperate for the means to finally bring the catastrophic outbreak under control. The announcement came less than a week after an election seen…

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335 homes electric grid using CARES Act funds

NTUA connects 335 families to electric grid with CARES Act funds, work crews continue to connect more homes WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Tribal Utility Authority has now connected 335 homes to the electric grid using CARES Act funds that the Navajo Nation received to help during the COVID-19, according to a report provided by NTUA to…

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NAVAJO CASINOS COULD CLOSE PERMANENTLY

Navajo public urged to submit public comments for legislation that seeks support and approval for the reopening of Navajo Nation casino facilities  WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer encourage the Navajo people to submit written comments by mail or e-mail to let their voices be heard in regards to…

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LIZER VISITS SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M.

On Thursday, October 8, 2020, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer toured Pesco Process Equipment & Service Company Inc. in Farmington to address the workforce and company leaders as he commends their work to producing water filtration technology.  Vice President Lizer visited the facility as the company will offer a key role in water research…

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NAVAJO-GALLUP WATER PROJECT TO SOON BRING CLEAN WATER TO COMMUNITIES

Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project makes progress to supply clean water to Navajo communities DZIL NA OODILII, N.M. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez joined Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman, City of Gallup Mayor Louis Bonaguidi, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority officials, and contractors on Monday, as they conducted a site inspection of the new Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project’s…

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HERE’S WHAT COULD HAPPEN WITH THE NAVAJO HARDSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Hardcopy applications for the Hardship Assistance Program will be available to members 65-years and older and members with special needs beginning Oct. 26. An online portal for online applications will be available to everyone beginning Nov. 2.

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WORLDS FASTEST CAR: 331MPH

SSC Tuatara Hypercar Earns World’s “Fastest Production Vehicle” Title Tuatara Breaks World Records, as Racer, Oliver Webb Achieves 331MPH October 19, 2020, Richland, WA  – SSC North America, America’s first hypercar company, has reclaimed the coveted title of world’s “Fastest Production Vehicle,” this time with its 1,750hp Tuatara.  With internationally acclaimed professional racing driver, Oliver Webb, at…

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Office of the Controller ready to administer Hardship Assistance Program, funds for Navajo Nation Chapters

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — On Oct. 9, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez approved Legislation No. CS-74-20 which added more than $49 million to the CARES Fund Hardship Assistance Expenditure Plan and approved Legislation No. CS-73-20 that provides $90 million for Navajo Nation Chapters for additional coronavirus relief aid. Both programs are funded by the $714 million…

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NAVAJO NATION COULD START ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR HARDSHIP ASSISTANCE THIS WEEK

HARDSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM APPROVED, COUNCIL TO FINALIZE CRITERIA AND APPLICATION BEFORE CONTROLLER OPENS PROGRAM TO THE PUBLIC WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — Nearly $50 million was added to the Navajo Nation CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stimulus) Act Hardship Assistance Expenditure Plan through Navajo Nation Council Resolution No. CS-74-20. The Navajo Nation Council is planning…

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