Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Lady of the United States will deliver the commencement address for Navajo Technical College's 33rd graduating class on May 17. Dr. Biden's address will be available live via webcast.
On Capitol Hill this morning, Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly testified before Congress to appropriate funds for vibrant self-sustained tribal economies, tribal consultation on the sequestration, and empower infrastructure costs, and tax incentives for private industry development. Read more
Four new members, two in the House and two in the Senate, joined the Navajo Nation Congressional Delegation for the 113th Congress. Members of the 113th Congress will be sworn in on January 3, 2013. Click here for more information.
The annual federal budget process begins with a detailed proposal from the President in February; Congress next develops a blueprint called a budget resolution that sets limits on how much each committee can spend (or reduce revenues) over the course of the year; and the terms of the budget resolution are then enforced against individual appropriations, entitlement bills, and tax bills on the House and Senate floors.