News Releases

Jan 2, 2017

Next VA benefits outreach set for January 19

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration is holding an outreach event on January 19, 2017 from 9am to 3pm...

Jan 2, 2017

2016: The Year in Review

January- Clearing the CW backlog. February- Tinian selected for divert airfield. March- Obama agrees to state-like Medicaid for Marianas. April- Obama supports Earned Income Tax Credit for NMI. May- Covenant protected. June- Troop store...

Dec 27, 2016

Feds to cover 100 pct. of Soudelor hazard mitigation

President Obama has decided that the federal government will cover 100 percent of the hazard mitigation grant program available to the Commonwealth as a result of Typhoon Soudelor last year.

Dec 26, 2016

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - December 23, 2016

President signs Saipan post office bill • Staying connected with our soldiers • Governor signs submerged lands transfer • Kagman High School carolers • Obama: 100% federal for Soudelor grant • Congress opens inaugural website • 115th Congress Open House

Dec 26, 2016

President signs Saipan post office bill

President Obama has signed into law my bill, naming the U.S. Post Office in Chalan Kanoa in honor of our fallen military heroes and our first local postmaster.

Dec 26, 2016

Governor signs submerged lands transfer

Governor Ralph Torres signed the patent, handing back ownership of submerged lands and mineral rights around the islands of Uracas, Maug, and Asuncion to the people of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Dec 20, 2016

Kilili: Tensions with China to continue

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) believes tensions between the United States and China would continue but it would not lead into a full-scale war between the two world powers.

Dec 18, 2016

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - December 16, 2016

DC office moves to new address • Fallen heroes to be honored Senate fails to pass CW increase • Parole availability extended • Local cost waiver goes to President • Monument considered for World Heritage Site • Honoring Filipino war veterans

Dec 18, 2016

Kilili to re-introduce CW bill

INTRODUCING legislation to address the CNMI’s labor and immigration woes will be the priority of U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan when the 115th Congress convenes in the nation’s capital on Jan. 3, 2017.

Dec 18, 2016

Local cost waiver goes to President

A provision I have advocated for, allowing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to waive up to $455,000 of local cost-sharing for water resource development plans in the Marianas, passed the Senate...