News Releases

Feb 12, 2017

First time ever: CODEL to visit Rota

A congressional delegation will visit Rota for the first time ever on February 23. I made a special request for this stopover to Rob Bishop (R-Utah), Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee and leader of the CODEL. He kindly agreed.

Feb 12, 2017

Marianas gets seat on vets committee

Veterans and their families in the Marianas—and around our nation—are too often forgotten, after giving so much. That is why I asked—and was granted—a special waiver to serve on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee.

Feb 7, 2017

Kilili to host free Veterans Resource Fair in Feb.

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) is hosting the first Northern Marianas Veterans Resource Fair this month, to provide veterans, military service members, and their families with information about federal and local programs...

Feb 5, 2017

Answers sought to cut wait-times

Responding to Marianas Visitors Authority concerns about long immigration wait-times at the Francisco C. Ada Saipan International Airport, the Office of Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan...

Feb 5, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - February 3, 2017

Insular reps: Include us in health reform • CW bill again passes House • GAO wage and labor report update • Education and Workforce Dems organize • Airport wait-times now online • Ban on U.S. entry for certain foreign citizens • Veterans Resource Fair • FEMA sends CUC • $6.5M for Soudelor • Maintaining connections with Pacific neighbors

Feb 5, 2017

Insular reps: Include us in health reform

I led a letter from all five insular representatives in Congress – Republican and Democrat – to House leadership on inclusion of our areas in health care reform.

Feb 5, 2017

Ban on U.S. entry for certain foreign citizens

Constituents in the Marianas are asking how President Trump’s Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry to the United States may affect them. In summary, the order bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim...

Feb 5, 2017

FEMA sends CUC $6.5M for Soudelor

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced this week a grant of $6,596,263.11 in federal funding to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Feb 2, 2017

Kilili’s CW1 bill again passes House

House Resolution 339, which would increase the number of CW-1 workers in the CNMI to 15,000 just for fiscal year 2017, passed the U.S. House of Representatives again after the measure went to a floor vote on Monday.

Jan 29, 2017

Kilili meets with CBP officials; US House to vote on CW cap

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, in his e-newsletter, says he met with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials Erin M. Jacob, C. Shane Campbell, and Paul Mongillo in Washington on Friday.