News Releases

May 18, 2017

Kilili: Bill will strengthen OSHA, protect workers

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) has joined 16 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives in legislation that would bring back the authority of the OSHA to require that employers keep workplace injury records.

May 10, 2017

Kilili donates books to the Manta library

As part of the monthlong celebration of School Library Month, the library of Saipan Southern High School received a donation of 15 boxes of books from Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (D-MP) last April 19. The books were made available from the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program in Washington, D.C.

May 7, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - May 5, 2017

Building ties with new VA Secretary • Focusing on Marianas vets' issues • Students win in FY17 spending act • Medicare for All: the real solution • Aiding the fight vs. sexual assault • DoD funds Tinian Harbor study • Visitors: Hardts, Bacani

May 7, 2017

Students win in FY17 spending act

The House of Representatives approved on Wednesday and the Senate on Thursday H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 to fund the federal government through September 30, 2017.

May 7, 2017

Medicare for All: the real solution

Amid the drama this week on repealing and replacing Obamacare, I have joined 108 other Members of the House as a cosponsor of the real solution to our nation’s health care dilemma: Medicare for All.

May 7, 2017

DoD funds Tinian harbor study

The U.S. Department of Defense has contributed $586,000 to the Commonwealth to use as the local match requirement for an on-going study of Tinian harbor needs.

May 1, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - April 28, 2017

CW bill gets Senate hearing • Thanks to all • Palau compact okayed in Committee • Briefed on Korea threat • Don’t tax troops for GI Bill • Teacher of the Year visits • USACE reports on Tinian, Rota harbors • VA benefits counselor arrives May 24 • Congressional summer internships

Apr 30, 2017

Senate holds hearing on CW bill

The Marianas Economic Expansion Act, H.R. 339, got a hearing this Thursday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. My bill has already passed the House twice, and now needs Senate approval.

Apr 30, 2017

Thanks to all

Thanks to Governor Ralph Torres and Mr. Jim Arenovski of Island Training Solutions, who flew to Washington on very short notice to testify in favor of H.R. 339. Assistant Secretary for Insular Affairs Nikolai Pula also offered supporting testimony on behalf of the Trump administration.

Apr 30, 2017

Palau Compact okayed in committee

My bill, H.R. 2085, to extend Palau’s Compact of Free Association through 2024, unanimously passed the House Natural Resources Committee. In my statement supporting the bill I said that the Palau Compact was seven years overdue...

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