News Releases

Jan 20, 2022

Kilili: COVID tests now available for the Marianas

The Biden administration is intensifying efforts to make COVID-19 tests available to every American household, including in the Marianas. Four free tests per household may now be ordered online at covidtests.gov.

Jan 17, 2022

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 14, 2022

• $492m. relief fund rules issued • Free COVID tests for households • More COVID tests for K-12 schools • Guard and Reserve GI Bill ok’d • Hearing from Tinian • USDOL clarifies PUA retroactivity • Your Blue Continent • Notice: Veterans benefits workshop • Opportunities • Legislative highlights

Jan 17, 2022

$492m. relief fund rules issued

The U.S. Treasury Department has issued its Final Rule on use of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds that Congress included in the American Rescue Plan Act, Public Law 117-2.

Jan 17, 2022

Free COVID tests for households

The Biden administration announced today that a half-billion tests will be available free for American households to order online for home delivery.

Jan 17, 2022

More COVID tests for K-12 schools

To help schools remain open full-time and in-person, the White House also announced new measures to increase COVID-19 testing in schools...

Jan 17, 2022

Guard and Reserve GI Bill ok’d

Members of the U.S. Army Reserve unit on Saipan would get GI Bill credit for every day they spend in uniform under terms of the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act, which I cosponsored and the House passed.

Jan 17, 2022

USDOL clarifies PUA retroactivity

At the last “Kilili Q&A,” a constituent asked whether CW-1 workers could apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation retroactively, if they were previously denied.

Jan 10, 2022

Kilili: 2021 one of our most successful ever

Sablan looks at Year in Review

Jan 10, 2022

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 07, 2022

• 2021 - The Year in Review • Hearing from Rota • ODP keeping me informed • Marianas is using COVID funeral assistance • Welcome back, Bobbi • Notice: Veterans benefits workshop • Opportunities • Legislative highlights

Jan 9, 2022

2021 - The Year in Review

The year 2021 was one of our most successful ever, as you will see in the following month-by-month rundown of our work for you in Washington.

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