Washington, DC--A 5.9 earthquake shook the eastern seaboard today causing major building evacuations in Washington, DC including the White House, the Pentagon and congressional and federal offices. The quake's epicenter was 80 miles south of the nations capitol in Virginia.
(Washington, DC )—Today the Navajo Nation Washington Office (NNWO) issued its monthly legislative newsletter. Topics include a message from NNWO executive director Clara Pratte with additional Congressional and federal updates on FY 2012 Appropriations, FY 2014 Budget Process, Tribal Interior Budget Council, Health and Human Services Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Council, Navajo Generating Station, Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission Chairman Duane "Chili" Yazzie's testimony before the U.S.
(Washington, DC)—Today, the House and Senate cleared the fiscal year 2011 spending compromise. President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law. The fiscal 2011 spending bill (HR 1473) would provide $1.055 trillion in discretionary funding, $39.9 billion less than in fiscal year 2010—the largest annual reduction in U.S. history. The total includes $12 billion in cuts already agreed to in three other continuing resolutions (PL 112-4, PL 112-6, PL 112-8).