'Tis the Season

Thank You to students of Sinapalo Elementary School for the beautifully handmade ornaments on display outside the White House.
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Ocean conservation advocates go to Washington

Marianas marine sanctuary petition presented to the White House. Leaders also stopped by their congressional office while in DC.
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GDP up 3.5%

Marianas GDP increased 3.5 percent in 2015, the best rate of growth in over a decade and the fourth straight year of increase.
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Thank you for having me.

Our man’amko continue to be a treasured resource in our community.
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Happy Education Day!

Thank you to all our students, school administrators, educators, and staff!
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THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - December 2, 2016

Dec 4, 2016 e-kilili newsletter

Rota students ornament Marianas tree • Bill increases FY2017 CW cap • Conservationists deliver sanctuary petition • Defense bill addresses buildup issues • NMI economy grew at 3.5% in 2015

Bill increases FY2017 CW cap

Dec 4, 2016 e-kilili newsletter

Tuesday, I introduced H.R. 6401, the Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act, to increase the number of CW permits for FY 2017 to 15,000, the same level as FY 2013.

Defense bill addresses buildup issues

Dec 4, 2016 e-kilili newsletter

Earlier today, the House overwhelmingly passed the Conference Report to Accompany S. 2943 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, keeping the Northern Mariana Islands-related provisions approved by the House in May:

Marianas economy grew at 3.5% in 2015

Dec 4, 2016 e-kilili newsletter

The Northern Mariana Islands economy grew at the rate of 3.5 percent in 2015.

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