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Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

President Begaye Urges N.M. Chapters to Have Shovel Ready Projects for State Funding

By Admin on Apr 2017

WINDOW ROCK - President Russell Begaye adamantly reiterated that Navajo Chapters in New Mexico need to have their projects “shovel-ready” before seeking direct funding from the New Mexico State Legislature to avoid reversion of funds. Having met with staff from the Navajo Department of Justice and the Division of Community Development on Wednesday, Apr. 19, President Russell Begaye was made aware of four Navajo Nation Tribal Infrastructure Fund (TIF) projects in New Mexico that were denied Extension Requests. When Navajo Chapter projects are funded through the New Mexico TIF, the Intergovernmental Agreement for these funds is written out to the Nation and[...]

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