News Releases

Sep 21, 2016

US House passes Saipan post office bill: Segundo T. Sablan, Fallen Heroes honored

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation yesterday naming the Chalan Kanoa Post Office in honor of Segundo T. Sablan, the first U.S. postmaster for Saipan.

Sep 19, 2016

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 16, 2016

•House holds hearing on CW issue•Ike Cabrera in DC for ocean conference•CK post office naming bill okayed•Helping small business in the Marianas•Saipan airport awarded $2.5 million•Remembering 9/11•Air Force clears divert EIS

Sep 19, 2016

House holds hearing on CW issue

The issue of foreign workers in the Northern Mariana Islands was front and center at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs held at my request.

Sep 19, 2016

CK post office naming bill okayed

My bill to rename the Chalan Kanoa post office in honor of Segundo T. Sablan and CNMI Fallen Military Heroes passed out of committee last Thursday.

Sep 19, 2016

Saipan airport awarded $2.5 million

The Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration awarded another $2,500,000 to the Commonwealth Ports Authority.

Sep 19, 2016

Air Force clears divert EIS

The Air Force announced today that the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Divert Activities and Exercises, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has been cleared for release.

Sep 19, 2016

Military says no to Tinian residents

U.S. Pacific Command Deputy Commander Lieutenant General Anthony G. Crutchfield has turned down my request to conduct live-fire artillery demonstrations on Tinian.

Sep 19, 2016

Emergency preparedness through service

The theme for National Disaster Preparedness Month is “Community Preparedness through Volunteer Service.”

Sep 12, 2016

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 9, 2016

Hearing on Marianas economic, labor issues set for Tuesday • NMI minimum wage increases September 30 • Be prepared for emergencies! • Volunteers help Soudelor survivors rebuild • Rota airport to get $2.4 million

Sep 12, 2016

Hearing on Marianas economic, labor issues set for Tuesday

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs holds an oversight hearing this Tuesday, September 13 on the economic impacts of the Commonwealth-only worker (CW) program in the Northern Mariana Islands.

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