Veterans in the Marianas and other remote areas will continue to be able to get medical care from their local physicians, rather than traveling off island to a Veterans clinic, until early 2018.
FEMA has added a new feature to its mobile app, providing safety tips on how to prepare for and get through typhoons and other disasters.
Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan is once again inviting high school students in the Northern Mariana Islands to join the annual Congressional Art Competition.
Calling student artists • Kagman Health Center visit • USCIS advises on CW applications • BECQ gets $1M from EPA • Trump budget hits Pell grants
Constituents have asked about submitting CW petitions in person at the California Service Center in Laguna Niguel. In response, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has advised that petitions should be sent only by mail or delivery.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $962,275 to the Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality. BECQ will use part of the grant money to help hotels in the Northern Marianas to install energy efficient lighting and laundry services.
Democrats on the Joint Economic Committee issued an analysis of President Trump’s budget proposal, noting that “the budget blocks $3.9 billion of the program’s $10.6 billion surplus from being rolled over into FY2018 and beyond.
•Happy Covenant Day•OSHA reports on job injuries•Healthcare bill must add islands•Working for students with PSS board•SCOTUS supports special needs kids•Army Corps reports progress•House, Senate vets committees meet•Looking out for women...
Workplace injuries in the Marianas spiked last year, including a broken back and two amputations, and 80 serious injuries reported from construction sites in the Northern Marianas.
“Repeal and replace” of Obamacare was center stage in the House of Representatives this week; and our bipartisan insular delegation demanded inclusion for our constituents and parity with Americans living in the states.