News Releases

Aug 15, 2017

Kilili: Choice providers triple for Marianas vets

After wrapping up a series of workshops on the Veterans Choice Program for veterans and dozens of local healthcare providers on Rota, Tinian, and Saipan last week, Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) announced yesterday that the number of community care providers available to island veterans is now three times what it was a month ago.

Aug 13, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - August 11, 2017

• Connecting veterans with Choice • We are protected • Remembering the atomic bombs • CW bill goes to the President • Child care team visits • $96k for turtle conservation • OPPORTUNITIES • LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

Aug 13, 2017

Kilili pushes for premium healthcare for veterans

Delegate Gregorio Camacho Kilili Sablan (Ind-MP) is pushing for premium healthcare for war veterans in the CNMI by having them enrolled in what is called the “Veterans Choice Program.”

Aug 13, 2017

CW bill goes to White House

In a special pro forma session on Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan’s (Ind-MP) bill aimed at the problem caused by Chinese construction workers using up CW-1 permits in 2016 and 2017.

Aug 13, 2017

Kilili: Turtle recovery grant funded

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced that the commonwealth is receiving a second year of funding for projects to support the recovery of endangered green and hawksbill sea turtles.

Aug 13, 2017

Connecting Veterans with Choice

To help veterans learn how the Choice program allows them to go to private providers for their health care needs, we hosted workshops on Rota, Tinian, and Saipan.

Aug 13, 2017

We are protected

We all have to be concerned by North Korea’s threat to lay a ring of fire around Guam. The country now has the missile technology to reach even farther, to the mainland U.S., and the ability to miniaturize nuclear warheads.

Aug 10, 2017

Kilili: HR 339 is ‘short-term solution’

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan, who authored H.R. 339 that recently passed the U.S. Senate, fended off criticisms to the current version of his bill, pointing out that it was envisioned as a “short-term solution” to a problem that must first be addressed...

Aug 6, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - August 4, 2017

• Senate okays more CW permits • Veterans CHOICE workshops next week • $736K to prevent youth suicide • Gates Scholarships will continue • National eyes on shark fin bill • Internships for Pacific Islanders

Aug 6, 2017

Senate okays more CW permits

The Senate passed my bill making 350 more CW foreign worker permits available for fiscal year 2017 on top of the existing 12,998 permits.