IT&E reports telephone and data services are now fully restored. The break in the undersea fiber optic cable, caused by recent typhoons, was repaired Sunday.
The House and Senate agreed on a three-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund this week – just as surface transportation programs were set to expire.
The House has passed H.R. 774, a bill I cosponsored to protect local fishermen from unfair competition by illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing around the Northern Mariana Islands and in all U.S. waters.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is now accepting applications for Public Policy Fellowships. Northern Mariana Islanders, who have earned a bachelor’s degree within the last two years, are eligible for the paid fellowship.