January 9, 2022

Navajo Nation President authorizes more than $500M in COVID-19 stimulus for Diné communities

Author: Stephen Romney

WINDOW ROCK, Arizona — Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez has authorized more than 550-million dollars as a stimulus for Diné communities during the omicron surge.
As originally reported by The Salt Lake Tribune, President Nez singed a resolution on January 4 that directed $557 Million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, which was passed early in the Biden administration, to be used for individual stimulus payments. This comes after he approved $16 million in CARES Act money to be real...