News Releases

Dec 15, 2017

Let's Clear the Air

I APPRECIATE that the members of the Northern Marianas Business Alliance Corporation or NMBA took the time to meet with me during their lobbying trip to Washington. It is regrettable that NMBA came away from our meeting disappointed. Unfortunately, I cannot please everybody...

Dec 14, 2017

Kilili: $125K agricultural grant for NMC

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan has announced that Northern Marianas College received a federal grant of $124,827 to develop distance learning courses in food and agriculture science.

Dec 14, 2017

Kilili’s work on Palau Compact pays off

President Trump signed the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act yesterday, including an extension of the Compact of Free Association with the Republic of Palau.

Dec 14, 2017

Trump to cut CNMI foreign labor force in half

Guam's neighbor to the north, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, faces a foreign labor crisis that its officials fear could disrupt its economy.

Dec 13, 2017

Kilili pushes college access for CNMI, A. Samoa students

During a committee drafting session on the Higher Education Act yesterday, Delegate Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (Ind-MP) proposed creating a federal program to help pay for the last two years of college for graduates of NMC or ASCC.

Dec 11, 2017

Congressman Sablan, Governor Torres meet

Governor Ralph Dlg. Torres and his staff joined members of the Marianas business community for a meeting with Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan in Washington on Monday.

Dec 11, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - December 8, 2017

Trump FCC attacks net neutrality • Working for island family values • New federal court breaks ground • Ahead: NMBAC in Washington • FY18: more days of indecision

Dec 11, 2017

Trump FCC attacks net neutrality

We all know the frustration of waiting for a webpage to load or a video to buffer because of a slow internet connection.

Dec 11, 2017

Working for island family values

Caring for family—especially our elders—is a hallmark of island culture.

Dec 11, 2017

Ahead: NMBAC in Washington

Next week, the Northern Marianas Business Alliance Corporation is in Washington to talk about island workforce issues.

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