News Releases

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.

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.