News Releases

Oct 20, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - October 18, 2019

Medicaid: It is time to act • In-state tuition in new College Act • Lower drug costs for the Marianas • Teacher excellence awarded • Closer look at Hopwood post-Hagibis • Help for job training • New Medicare plan finder • Okinawa Governor visits • Welcome, Palé • Kilili Time Capsule • Opportunities • Legislative highlights

Oct 20, 2019

In-state tuition in new College Act

Democrats on the Education and Labor Committee unveiled our new vision for higher education, including my grant program for Northern Marianas College graduates.

Oct 20, 2019

Help for job training

More federal help for Marianas workers looking to enter the job market is the goal of the Employment Services and Jobs Parity Act, which I introduced. H.R. 4743 ensures job seekers in the Marianas get the same skill assessments, career guidance, and referrals to training provided to other insular areas through the Wagner-Peyser Act.

Oct 20, 2019

New Medicare plan finder

Just in time for Open Enrollment, the Medicare Plan Finder has a new look and new features.

Oct 15, 2019

Kilili: In-state tuition for Marianas students in College Affordability Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan and 24 other Democrats today introduced a one-thousand page bill to make it easier for Americans to get a college education.

Oct 15, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - October 11, 2019

Torres’ goal: 500 more US workers • $2.6M for Medicaid — no local match • Vets Committee sees island reality • Loan fee refunds for Vets • Hagibis aid for Marianas ok’d • 1.6% COLA for Social Security • Medicare enrollment opens 10/15 • Kilili Time Capsule • Opportunities • Legislative highlights

Oct 15, 2019

Torres’ goal: 500 more US workers

The $2.5 million in training fees paid by employers of CW workers this year should place 500 more U.S. workers into the labor force, according to the spending plan submitted by Governor Ralph Torres in June and approved by the U.S. Department of Labor on September 19.

Oct 15, 2019

$2.6M for Medicaid — no local match

No local match will be required for the remaining $2.6 million of the Mariana’s Obamacare Medicaid money.

Oct 15, 2019

Loan fee refunds for Vets

Disabled veterans nationwide, overcharged as much as $19,000 in home loan fees, are now eligible for refunds.

Oct 15, 2019

Hagibis aid for Marianas ok’d

Thanks to President Trump for responding quickly to the Commonwealth’s request for an emergency declaration, as Super Typhoon Hagibis bore down on us.

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