News Releases

Oct 22, 2015

CW cap is a call for more U.S. workers

Today’s announced cap of 12,999 on the number of foreign, CW workers, who can be permitted in the Northern Mariana Islands this fiscal year, means that employers must continue to find more ways to hire U.S. workers, if growth is to continue. Read more here…

Oct 8, 2015

FEMA help still just a phone call away

SAIPAN, CNMI – Although the Disaster Recovery Center has closed, the Federal Emergency Management Agency remains just a phone call away. Typhoon Soudelor survivors who have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency can call the toll-free registration number to get help with their application process.

Oct 6, 2015

Last Day to Register for Disaster Unemployment Assistance - October 19

October 19, 2015 is the last day for workers in Saipan to file for DUA. Read more here...

Sep 25, 2015

$1.6 million in federal justice grants awarded

The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $1,608,382 to the Criminal Justice Planning Agency for programs that help victims of crime and support public safety programs.

Sep 22, 2015

FEMA announces rebuilding workshops

Teams will be available to assist survivors with rebuilding tips and advice through 10/4. Read more here…

Sep 21, 2015

Soudelor Recovery Update - Week 7

Week 7 brought improvements, making our lives a little easier. With patience and perseverance, we will eventually return to pre-typhoon conditions. Read more here…

Sep 21, 2015

Typhoon readiness, college prep info added to

Find updated information on how to prepare for a storm and how to prepare to go to college. Read more here…

Sep 21, 2015

$2.75 million federal grants awarded

As fiscal year 2015 reaches an end, a flood of federal grants — worth $2.75 million — were announced this week. Read more here…

Sep 16, 2015

$1.8 million awarded for solar, CUC efficiency

Pacific Wind and Solar of Saipan will get $1.4 m. to install solar power systems on NMHC houses. $400,000 goes to CUC for replacing transformers. Read more here…

Sep 13, 2015

Drop-Off Locations for Household Hazardous Waste, Appliances, & Electronics from Typhoon Cleanup

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality are accepting household hazardous waste, appliances, and electronics at two drop-off locations: Lower Base Transfer Station and Kobler Airfield.