News Releases

Oct 11, 2021

2022 FAFSA now open

Marianas students needing financial aid for college next fall can now begin filing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA, which opened October 1. 

Oct 4, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - October 01, 2021

• Local youth top national art contest • Praise for protecting sharks • Biden signs insular FMAP extension • $93.7m loan to Marianas forgiven • Nutrition Chair stops by • How to safely reopen schools • $962k for Marianas AmeriCorps • Coordinating with Hawai’i • Marshalls supports advisory board • $1.7m for compact impact • Welcome, Magdalen • Welcome, Zoya • 2022 FAFSA now open • Apply now for Service Academy nomination • App Challenge registration now open • Vets Benefit Workshop • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Oct 3, 2021

$93.7m loan to Marianas forgiven

Also, included in the continuing resolution signed into law is language (Section 1601) that completely cancels the $93.7 million debt the Commonwealth took on for a Community.

Oct 3, 2021

$2.1m for insular energy projects

The Northern Marianas is receiving $2,119,748 in FY 2021 Energizing Insular Communities program funds, the Interior Department’s Office of Insular Affairs announced.

Oct 3, 2021

How to safely reopen schools

Like schools throughout America, the Marianas Public School System is using the $160 million received from the American Rescue Plan to help students stay healthy in school and to make up for learning losses that have occurred during the pandemic.

Oct 3, 2021

$962k for Marianas AmeriCorps

Congratulations to AmeriCorps in the Northern Mariana Islands on their receipt of a $961,849 grant!

Oct 3, 2021

$1.7m for compact impact

The Northern Marianas is being allocated $1,652,879 in FY 2022 compact impact funding assistance, Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs announced.

Oct 3, 2021

2022 FAFSA now open

Marianas students needing financial aid for college next fall can now begin filing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA, which opened October 1.

Sep 26, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 24, 2021

• EDA awards $6m for PSS tech center • Microloans for small businesses • Triple funding for police, justice • More NDAA highlights • $223k for Byrne JAG grant • $700k to thwart domestic violence • Relief for agricultural fairs ok’d • VA insular advisory board reviewed • Vets committee addresses suicide • Apply now for Service Academy nomination • Supporting Puerto Ricans’ choice • App Challenge registration now open • Kilili Time Capsule • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

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