News Releases

Nov 8, 2017

Committee okays Kilili wind energy amendment

The House Natural Resources Committee agreed to amend a national energy bill today to include a feasibility study for offshore wind energy in the Marianas. Congressman Sablan offered the amendment during the mark-up of H.R. 4239...

Nov 8, 2017

Veterans in Congress speak out against invading North Korea

Veterans in Congress are concerned about the possibility of a ground invasion of North Korea, which they said could kill millions of people. They have asked President Trump to tone down his rhetoric.

Nov 8, 2017

‘CNMI Legislature should decide about cockfighting’

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) issued the following statement yesterday in response to the introduction of a bill in the U.S. House of Rep. that would outlaw cockfighting in the Marianas and the other non-state areas of the U.S.

Nov 6, 2017

Legislature should decide about cock fighting

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan issued the following statement in response to the introduction of a bill in the House of Representatives that would outlaw cock fighting in the Marianas and the other non-State areas of the U.S.

Nov 6, 2017

Kilili bill adds $42.5 million to extend E-NAP

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) has introduced legislation that adds $42.5 million to the Enhanced-Nutrition Assistance Program, or E-NAP.

Nov 6, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - November 3, 2017

100% on food policy scorecard • Bill extends E-NAP for 5 years • Listening to Veterans • Taking action for Veterans • Academy nominations now open • $250k to fight drugs • Islanders are Americans, too • Equal funding for beaches, parks • Stop hiding Monument decisions • EAD filers get auto SS card • Governor: Thanks for H.R. 339 support •$181k to combat Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle

Nov 5, 2017

$250,000 to fight drugs

The Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation is receiving a second year of funding through the Opioid State Targeted Response program.

Nov 5, 2017

Equal funding for beaches, parks

A ten-fold increase in funding for public parks, playgrounds, sports fields, and beach areas is the goal of a bill I cosponsored with fellow non-state area representatives.

Nov 5, 2017

Stop hiding monument decisions

I signed on to a congressional letter to the President requesting that the public be allowed to see a Commerce Department report reviewing 11 National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments.

Nov 5, 2017

EAD filers get auto SS card

Noncitizens residing in the Marianas, applying for an Employment Authorization Document on Form I-765, no longer have to apply in-person for a Social Security card.

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