Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan says that farmers and ranchers, who suffered losses in Typhoon Dolphin, can look to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for help with recovery.
The National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 passed the House today, 269-151, with several provisions important to the Northern Mariana Islands:
Marine Corps Brigadier General David J. Furness notified me Wednesday of the decision to give the public an additional 60 days to respond to the U.S. military’s proposed expansion of activity on Tinian and Pagan.
Republicans had their knives out for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) at a Natural Resources Committee hearing this week. NEPA is often criticized for adding red tape and regulation.
The current interest rate of 4.66 percent on federal student loans will drop for the 2015-2016 school year to 4.29 percent, it was announced this week.
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has announced a grant of $20,491 for independent living programs in the Northern Mariana Islands.
The Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance is receiving a federal grant of $133,776 to support three projects to protect our coral reefs.
The Northern Mariana Islands Farmer’s Cooperative Association is the recipient of a federal grant to install a rooftop solar power system at the Garapan Public Market.
Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan said the decision, announced Wednesday, to extend the comment period for the draft environmental impact statement on the U.S. military’s proposed activities in the Northern Mariana Islands was the right thing to do.
Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan submitted the following statement today in support of the National Environmental Policy Act process that is allowing hundreds of Commonwealth residents to voice their views on the CJMT EIS.