Delegate Gregorio Kilili Sablan (Ind-MP) has earned a leading role in the Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions subcommittee as the second most senior member from the minority of the congressional group.
Veterans Resource Fair starts Wednesday • WINGMAN Act would speed vets cases • Rear Admiral Chatfield consults • Fighting for workers at Labor hearing • Elmo helps launch Congressional Pre-K Caucus • GAO to look at CNMI debt • RMI Ambassador Zackios visits • Aspiring doctor shares healthcare plans • Meeting with AAPI Health Care Advocates
The Veterans Benefits Administration has no permanent personnel in the Northern Marianas and the occasional 6-hour visit from VBA staff from Guam or Honolulu is not enough to meet the needs of veterans seeking assistance with their claim.
I advocated for improved wages and stood up for the rights of workers at my first hearing as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions.
The Government Accountability Office has begun reviewing public debt in the Northern Mariana Islands and other U.S. insular areas.
Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) has been appointed to serve on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, it was announced this week. Veterans’ Affairs will be Sablan’s third committee, which required a special waiver from the usual two-committee limit for members of the Democratic caucus.
First time ever: CODEL to visit Rota • Veterans Resource Fair • Marianas gets seat on vets committee • Opportunities – Federal grants, jobs for/in the Marianas • Highlights in the legislative program
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.
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.
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...