News Releases

Apr 28, 2017

Kilili opposes taxing troops for GI Bill benefits

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee member Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (D-MP) is opposed to a proposal by Republicans in Congress to deduct money from military paychecks to pay for costs of the Post 9/11 G.I.

Apr 28, 2017

Kilili briefed on Korea threat

Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave Congressman Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (D-MP) and other members of the U.S. House of Representatives a classified briefing on North Korea yesterday at the Capitol.

Apr 23, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - April 21, 2017

CK Post Office dedicated • Veterans Choice program extended • VA benefits counselor here • More books for the community • Bigger Bookmobile • Dolphins land in DC • Congressional summer internships • McPhetres honored • Talking current affairs at NMC • Palau Compact reintroduced • Visitors • Social Security up in 2016 • Art competition ends Friday • Happy Earth Day 2017

Apr 23, 2017

Veterans Choice program extended

Veterans can keep using the Veterans Choice program to see private doctors in the Northern Marianas. Choice was scheduled to end on August 7, but President Trump signed The Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act on Wednesday...

Apr 23, 2017

Palau Compact reintroduced

I have introduced legislation extending Palau’s Compact of Free Association through 2024. The Republic of Palau and the United States negotiated the extension in 2010.

Apr 23, 2017

Social Security up in 2016

The number of Social Security recipients in the Marianas is growing as is the amount of money that Social Security brings into our economy each year. Data for 2016 was released this week.

Apr 23, 2017

Earth Day

Saturday April 22 is Earth Day, the annual celebration of environmental stewardship that began in 1970 and is credited with starting the modern environmental movement.

Apr 21, 2017

Post office renamed after first island’s postmaster, fallen heroes

SAIPAN’S post office is now known as the Segundo T. Sablan and CNMI Fallen Military Heroes Post Office Building.The renaming ceremony was held on Thursday morning and was attended by CNMI officials headed by Gov. Torres and Lt. Gov. Hocog.

Apr 16, 2017

Kilili: Illegal labor practices could hurt NMI’s efforts

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (D-MP) said illegal labor practices by some companies, especially construction firms, could hurt the efforts being done by CNMI business and government leaders in trying to find a solution...

Apr 16, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - April 14, 2017

•4 years for Kagman Health Center•Commendation for Joe Ayuyu•San Vicente gets new books•Delta Management saluted•Loans, grants for homeowners•LTC Camacho, ROTC cadets visit•Art competition deadline nears