News Releases

Sep 26, 2021

EDA awards $6m for PSS tech center

Congratulations to the Public Schools System on the award of $6 million for construction of a technical and career education center at Marianas High School.

Sep 26, 2021

Marianas bills clear House

The House passed two of my bills, one providing more support for Marianas entrepreneurs and one giving law enforcement more access to federal assistance.

Sep 26, 2021

More NDAA highlights

The annual defense policy bill authorizes over $768 billion in discretionary spending for our national defense that will maintain military readiness, enhance capabilities, and benefit our service members and their families.

Sep 26, 2021

$223k for Byrne JAG grant

The Marianas Criminal Justice Planning Agency will receive $223,880 for Fiscal Year 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice notified me.

Sep 26, 2021

$700k to thwart domestic violence

The Northern Marianas Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence was awarded a Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program grant.

Sep 26, 2021

Relief for agricultural fairs ok’d

The House Committee on Agriculture held a mark-up advancing H.R. 2424, a bill I cosponsored that provides $500 million in grants to support agricultural fairs for losses due to COVID-19.

Sep 26, 2021

VA insular advisory board reviewed

The Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations reviewed my bill to establish a board to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on insular issues.

Sep 26, 2021

Vets committee addresses suicide

The Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing on veteran suicide prevention Wednesday and discussed the VA’s initiatives to help veterans in crisis.

Sep 23, 2021

Kilili: EDA awards $6m for PSS Technical Education Center

The Public Schools System has been awarded a grant of $6 million for construction of a technical and career education center at Marianas High School.

Sep 19, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 17, 2021

• No Medicaid "cliff" for the Marianas • We are so fortunate • $18B in spending for veterans • Welcome home, Staff Sgt. Camacho • New benefits counselor for veterans • More money for water, clean energy • Keeping in touch with CUC • Let’s Read! books for the public library • Apply now for Service Academy nomination • App Challenge registration now open • Kilili Time Capsule • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS