How to speed up school recovery

Commissioner Muna was part of a panel of national school leaders I invited to testify to my Subcommittee, so we can learn what to do to speed up school recovery after a natural disaster.
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Democrats pass disaster aid

House Democrats passed a disaster aid bill for communities struck by natural disaster in '18 & '19, after repeated attempts by the GOP to block the bill.
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Focus on Marianas food aid

To get info on food assistance & school meal programs for the Marianas, I joined a subcommittee hearing on the priorities of the USDA’s Food Nutrition Service.
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Veterans Benefits Specialist Next Week

A Veterans Affairs Department benefits specialist will be in the Marianas next week to answer questions.
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THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - June 07, 2019

Jun 10, 2019 e-kilili newsletter

Goal: faster federal aid to schools • Democrats pass disaster aid - $129.6M in Marianas set-asides • 150M+ expected from CDBG-DR • House okays parolees bill • New vets community care program • Veterans benefits counselor • Focus on Marianas food aid • Emergency food & shelter: $83,720 • The ocean is all around us

Goal: faster federal aid to schools

Jun 10, 2019 e-kilili newsletter

How best to get help to America’s schools after a natural disaster was the goal of the hearing I held Wednesday, as Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

Democrats pass disaster aid

Jun 10, 2019 e-kilili newsletter

House Democrats passed a disaster aid bill for the Marianas and other communities struck by natural disaster in 2018 and 2019 on Monday, after repeated attempts by Republicans to block the bill.

$150M+ expected from CDBG-DR

Jun 10, 2019 e-kilili newsletter

Among federal grant programs the Marianas is eligible for in the just-signed disaster appropriation, the Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery program is expected to yield $50 million.

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