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Congress has recessed for the holidays, and it has gone another year without passing legislation that would boost funding for Route 66.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Congress has approved legislation that would extend federal programs aimed at preserving American Indian languages and expand eligibility to more tribes. 

As things begin to dry out again in New Mexico, members of the arid state's congressional delegation are looking for ways to combat water scarcity here and across the American West.

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A northwestern New Mexico woman has announced she is running for an open U.S. House seat in New Mexico and wants to become the first Republican Native American female in Congress.

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A bill in Congress would help rebuild economies that rely on the Navajo Generating Station. It comes as NGS is expected to shut down mid-November, leaving uncertainty about how communities, mainly the Navajo Nation and Page, will survive economically.

Democrat Tom O’Halleran represents the area in the House of Representatives and is the bill’s sponsor. He spoke with KNAU’s Zac Ziegler.


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