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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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Navajo Nation Approves hardship relief funds for enrolled members

Nez-Lizer Administration approves hardship relief funds for enrolled Navajo Nation members, chapter relief funds, and broadband initiatives “All Navajo Nation CARES Act funds have now been allocated” WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer approved two separate resolutions on Friday, adopting the hardship assistance expenditure plan to provide over $49…

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PREDICTION: TRUMP WILL WIN 2ND TERM

I could be wrong, but I predict the President will win a second term. 2020 is a bitter sweet year for a lot of people throughout the world. Here in the U.S. over 200,000 people have lost their lives to the novel coronavirus. Still no vaccines readily available, expert are calculating it could be over…

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‘New Mexico continues to attract top-tier aerospace companies’

Aviation company announces major expansion to NM Ascent Aviation set to bring 360 jobs to Roswell Air Center ROSWELL, N.M. – Arizona-based Ascent Aviation Services is planning to expand to the Roswell Air Center and hire 360 employees in New Mexico for airplane repair and maintenance services, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.Ascent Aviation…

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DINEH BENALLY CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

Shiprock District Court issues temporary restraining order and  preliminary injunction to stop Dineh Benally’s hemp production immediately SHIPROCK, N.M. – Following a full day of testimony, cross-examination, and oral argument on Thursday, Shiprock District Court Judge Genevieve Woody granted the Navajo Nation’s motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction to immediately stop defendant Dineh Benally’s…

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Protest Border Town Alcohol Sales, not Hemp

The dispute between the Navajo Nation Department of Justice and Hemp Farmer Dineh Benally is creating community members to take the streets.  For years, Benally grew hemp but no one said or brought anything up until now. As you pass Shiprock, N.M. s a small town in Northern New Mexico and head towards Farmington you…

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100 HOMES ON NAVAJO NATION GET POWER

NTUA connects electricity for over 100 homes  using CARES Act funds, more projects making progress WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer received an update report from Navajo Tribal Utility Authority on Saturday, indicating that NTUA’s electric line crews have connected over 100 homes to the electric grid using CARES…

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