News Releases

Jan 29, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 27, 2017

CBP briefing on airport wait times • CW cap increase bill goes to a vote • Veterans Resource Fair dates set • Exempt the VA from President's hiring freeze • Natural Resources Dems organize • Education Committee plans agenda

Jan 29, 2017

Veterans Resource Fair set for February

Veterans, their family members, advocates, and service providers are invited to attend the first Northern Marianas Veterans Resource Fair on Saipan, Tinian and Rota...

Jan 29, 2017

Exempt the VA from President's hiring freeze

In response to President Trump’s executive order, freezing federal hiring, 95 of us in Congress have asked that he exempt the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Jan 29, 2017

Natural Resources Dems organize

House Natural Resources Committee Democrats chose our assignments for the 115th Congress.

Jan 29, 2017

Education Committee plans agenda

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, on which I sit, mapped out our work for the 115th Congress.

Jan 22, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 19, 2017

902 team reports • Rota National Park public meetings set • Lejeune service linked to disease • AMP Court of Honor repairs begin • Congressional fellowships open

Jan 22, 2017

902 team reports

Congratulations to Governor Torres and his Section 902 team for successfully concluding their consultations with release of a final Report to the President.

Jan 22, 2017

Rota National Park public meetings set

The National Park Service has announced the dates for public meetings that are part of the Rota Special Resource Study I had authorized in U.S. Public Law 113-291, Section 3051.

Jan 22, 2017

Lejeune service linked to disease

Men and women who served at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987 may have been exposed to chemicals in the water supply there and may now qualify for disability benefits.

Jan 22, 2017

Congressional fellowships open

The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies is accepting applications for their 2017-2018 Congressional Fellowship program now through February 21.

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