News Releases

Aug 31, 2016

CW cap set at 12,998 for fiscal 2017

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced today that the Department of Homeland Security is reducing the numerical limit for Commonwealth-Only Transitional (CW) workers for FY 2017 to 12,998, one less than the FY 2016 cap.

Aug 31, 2016

Kilili: Military should let people observe Tinian live-fire training

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan has asked U.S. Pacific Command Deputy Commander Lt. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield to give the CNMI people a chance to observe live-fire training on Tinian.

Aug 29, 2016

USCIS announces CW decision: "Deferred action" may help some workers

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan said today that the Department of Homeland Security has decided to offer an opportunity for relief to some foreign workers...

Aug 29, 2016

Volunteers clean up AMP on NPS’ 100th anniversary

Volunteers were scattered around the American Memorial Park last Saturday cleaning up damage done by Typhoon Soudelor and in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Aug 28, 2016

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - August 26, 2016

American Memorial Park Day of Service • Public input wanted on proposed Rota national park • Middle School renamed to honor Francisco M. Sablan • Dr. Miura wins presidential teacher award • USDA Rural Energy for America visit • Reminder - VA benefits outreach on August 31 • DC visitors • EPA awards $2.4 million to the NMI • Governor's office gets $377K for buildup assistance

Aug 28, 2016

USDA Rural Energy for America program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development’s Program Specialist Tony Barcinas from Guam and State Energy Coordinator John Antonio from Hawaii visited the Northern Marianas to promote the Rural Energy for America program.

Aug 28, 2016

Public input wanted on proposed Rota national park

The National Park Service is inviting the public to share ideas and information about a potential national park on Rota.

Aug 28, 2016

Dr. Miura wins presidential teacher award

Dr. Dora Borja Miura, an Algebra and Geometry teacher at Saipan Southern High School and the 2016 CNMI State Teacher of the Year, has been selected for a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching...

Aug 28, 2016

Reminder - VA benefits outreach for vets, family members on August 31

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration will hold an outreach event to help Northern Marianas veterans and their family members with benefits claims on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

Aug 28, 2016

EPA awards $2.4 million to the NMI

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded $2.4 million to the CNMI Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) to support programs that protect public health and the environment.

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