OKMULGEE, Oklahoma – The Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council held an Emergency Session at the Mound Building on Aug. 7.
The Council addressed the following legislation, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in the bills:
TR 23-070 Approving absentee workers for the 2023 MCN Primary Election. Representative Anna Marshall sponsored the legislation, which passed 10-3.
A list of eight absentee workers and two alternates for the primary election include the following; Ramona Roberts, Holly Dunn, Lynetta Eyachabbe, Cindy Harjo, Lillian Thomas, Mona McManus, Carolyn Billy, Mary Peak, Brenda Hilligoss, Rita Williams, Diana Beasley and Wendy Dunson.
NCA 23-072 Authorizing an appropriation for the MNC Head Start Program. Representative Robert Hufft sponsored the legislation, which passed, 12-0.
The law will provide the program an additional $350,000 to cover the meals for six centers, feeding approximately 289 students.
NCA 23-078 Authorizing a supplemental appropriation for the MCN Tribal Energy Program for Energy Assistance related services for FY 2023. Representative Joseph Hicks sponsored the legislation, which passed 12-0.
The law will provide the program additional funds in the amount of $525,000 to increase the Energy Assistance budget line item. This will provide energy assistance and air conditioners.
For more information visit, www.mcnnc.com.