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Little Singer Community School Breaks Ground for New School

Little Singer Community School Breaks Ground for New School

Little Singer Community School Breaks Ground for New School

By Admin on May 2017 in Layers

BIRDSPRINGS, Ariz. – On May 19, Vice President Jonathan Nez commended the Birdsprings Chapter on their work to build a new Little Singer Community School. “We spoke to the congressional delegations and appropriation committees to lobby funding for the school. We are thankful for their support to fund this project. We are also appreciative of the chapter resolutions and legislative support,” said Vice President Nez. This school will house students from kindergarten to grade six. Vice President Nez was very appreciative for the work that was accomplished to transition the project into the construction phase. This school was created to ensure[...]

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President Begaye Addresses U.S. Department of Interior During Listening Tour

By Admin on May 2017 in Layers

PHOENIX – The Department of Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation held a ‘listening tour’ today in Phoenix, Ariz. to hear directly from the public regarding the Navajo Generating Station. The hearing went from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M., with comments limited to three minutes. Among those speaking included Congressmen Tom O’Halleran, Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin and President Russell Begaye, in addition to approximately 70 Kayenta Mine and NGS workers. "I want to thank the Department of Interior for holding these listening sessions to allow many of the Navajo workers that are employed by NGS to be heard and their voices recorded," said[...]

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President Begaye: We Need to be Vigilant to Ensure Navajo Government is Fiscally Responsible

By Admin on May 2017 in Layers

WINDOW ROCK – On May 3, The Office of the Controller placed the Credit Services Department under administrative leave due to serious allegations that needed to be investigated. “We need to be vigilant to ensure we are all responsibly fiscally for our Navajo people’s money. We will be looking into any type of unethical activities that may be occurring within the Navajo Nation government,” said President Begaye. The Office of the Controller’s mission is to provide quality service to its customers with integrity and accountability through compliance and transparency. “We have serious allegations that we want to get to the bottom[...]

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President Begaye Directs NAAA to Funding for Food at Crownpoint Agency Senior Centers

By Admin on May 2017 in Layers

WINDOW ROCK – On May 1, President Russell Begaye met with the Navajo Agency of Aging Adults regarding concerns of a food shortage for many senior centers within the Crownpoint agency. “It is important that we are providing services for our Navajo elders. The Office of the President and Vice President had to intervene due to a number of calls from various constituents concerning the food shortage for elders,” said President Begaye. The Navajo Area on Aging Agency receives funding from the State of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah to provide services and food to the elders of the Navajo[...]

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Vice President Nez Invites Public to Pray, Run, Eat Healthy & Exercise Daily

By Admin on May 2017 in Layers

WINDOW ROCK – Vice President Jonathan Nez invites you to attend a community 5k running event at the To’hajiilee Community Health Clinic on Wed., May 17, 2017. “This event is a pre-conference event for the Plant Based Prevention of Disease (P-POD) Conference. We invite everyone to come and participate in the health movement,” said Vice President Nez. The Begaye-Nez administration is committed to ensuring our Navajo constituents are living healthy lifestyles. This event will feature Scott Jurek, ultramarathon runner and success stories from fellow natives that improved their health by changing their lifestyle. This running event will have speakers, a health fair and[...]

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