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Daily Archives: March 31, 2017

President Begaye Forms Economic Zone Taskforce

By Admin on Mar 2017

TWIN ARROWS - Today during the Executive Branch Quarterly Strategic Session, President Russell Begaye signed a memorandum forming the Economic Zone Task Force. The goal of the task force is to map out the entire Navajo Nation to identify economic development zones. The task force shall provide the required clearances, such as land withdrawals and environmental clearances, for these zones so the areas can be immediately available for development. “We need this task force to identify economic zones that the Nation can feasibly move forward in developing. There have been numerous studies put into this and the data is available. What[...]

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Navajo Nation Public Safety System Fund Act Passes B&F Committee

By Admin on Mar 2017

WINDOW ROCK – On Mar. 27, the Navajo Nation Public Safety System Fund Act of 2017 (legislation no. 0055-17) passed the Budget and Finance Committee by a vote of two in favor and one opposed. “We support this legislation to establish a public safety fund with the Ramah Settlement Funds to address public safety concerns within our Nation. We urge our communities to support the Navajo Nation Public Safety System Fund Act of 2017 to strengthen our public safety system for generations to come,” said President Russell Begaye. As stated in the legislation, the Navajo Nation Public Safety System Fund income earned[...]

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