"Floral Home"

2017 Congressional Art Competition winner is by MHS Dolphin, Cerijean Mangubat. Congratulations!
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Thank you, Taitano family!

Former Saipan residents- John, Imelda, Kelani, Kayla-Wailani and Antonia in DC.
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Close Up students talk policy

Congress funds Close Up to raise youth awareness of their power as citizens.
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Close Up students visit

As part of their civic education with the foundation, twelve Marianas high school visited the Capitol and congressional office while in DC.
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Celebrating Heritage

The CAPAC gathers as they celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
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THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - May 19, 2017

May 21, 2017 e-kilili newsletter

Close Up students visit • Asian Pacific Americans Month • Wounded Warrior Fellowship open • Food aid plan okayed • GAO: Foreign workers still needed • Strengthen OSHA, protect workers • VA benefit counselor here May 24 • Honoring the American Legion • $370k for historic preservation • Camacho at retirement savings hearing • Geography Bee visitor • Welcome: White family • Visitors: Zedde, Hasselback • Marianas in the spotlight

Wounded Warrior Fellowship open

May 21, 2017 e-kilili newsletter

Wounded warriors or medically retired veterans now have the opportunity to work for the U.S. Congress on a two-year fellowship. The Marianas congressional office was selected this week to host a Wounded Warrior Fellow.

Food aid plan okayed

May 21, 2017 e-kilili newsletter

The Commonwealth begins spending a new $30.5 million for food aid on June 1. I included the money in the Agricultural Act of 2014, and last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved the Commonwealth’s four-year plan to spend it. More families will be eligible for aid and benefits go up.

GAO: Foreign workers still needed

May 21, 2017 e-kilili newsletter

Without foreign workers the Commonwealth’s economy will shrink. That is the conclusion of a Government Accountability Office report issued on Thursday.

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