News Releases

Oct 16, 2017

Community marks ‘Day of Unity’ against domestic violence

THIS year’s Day of Unity was held at the Dandan Baseball Field on Saturday to express the community’s campaign to break the cycle of domestic violence...

Oct 15, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - Help for deported vets

October 13, 2017 - • Help for deported vets • Pacific vets deserve better service • We should have a vote for President • Supporting refuges and volunteers • Balajadia, Seman, Inos visit • Opportunities • Legislative Highlights

Oct 15, 2017

We should have a vote for President

Living in a democracy means we should all be able to vote for President. And a few residents of the Marianas, who were previously registered to vote in a U.S. state, are already allowed to do so under provisions of the UOCAVA.

Oct 15, 2017

Supporting refuges and volunteers

This is National Wildlife Refuge Week and to emphasize the importance of these areas I introduced with eight of my colleagues, Republican and Democrat, in the House and the Senate, the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act, H.R. 3979.

Oct 15, 2017

Delegates: Inadequate health care 'heartbreaking'

Guam Del. Madeleine Bordallo and her colleagues from American Samoa and the Northern Marianas are jointly calling for the House Committee on Veterans Affairs to hold an oversight hearing on the inadequate health care for veterans...

Oct 10, 2017

CNMI delegate says every citizen has right to vote

The Northern Marianas' delegate to Washington, Gregorio Sablan, says he is vehemently opposed to US government plans to strip previous state residents of the right to vote in presidential elections.

Oct 9, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - We need Common-sense gun reform

October 6, 2017 - We need common-sense gun reform • Monument plans? • OIA discretionary grant period open • Congress addresses Puerto Rico relief • Stopping nuclear proliferation • Making friends with China • How to deal with North Korea • DFEMS awarded..

Oct 9, 2017

Monument plans? The Public right to know

The people of the Marianas and other Americans with National Monuments in their backyards have a right to know what the new administration is planning to do in these areas.

Oct 9, 2017

OIA discretionary grant period open

The Office of Insular Affairs announced that the Northern Mariana Islands and other insular areas may now submit applications for discretionary technical assistance program (TAP) and maintenance assistance program (MAP) funding for FY2018.

Oct 9, 2017

Stopping nuclear proliferation

President Trump is said to be planning to withhold certification of Iranian compliance with the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which holds Iranian nuclear arms development in check.