News Releases

Sep 19, 2021

Kilili: No Medicaid “cliff” for Marianas

Federal Medicaid for the Marianas will be $64,010,000 for fiscal year 2022, beginning October 1, Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced today.

Sep 19, 2021

No Medicaid “cliff” for Marianas

Federal Medicaid for the Marianas will be $64,010,000 for fiscal year 2022.

Sep 19, 2021

$18B in spending for veterans

The Veterans’ Affairs Committee completed its portion of the reconciliation budget plan for Fiscal Year 2022, S. Con. Res.14.

Sep 19, 2021

More money for water, clean energy

The Agriculture Committee completed its portion of the reconciliation budget plan for Fiscal Year 2022, S. Con. Res.14, including funds the Marianas can use for clean water, clean energy, and farm research.

Sep 12, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 10, 2021

Building back school libraries • $77m for NMI schools, in-state tuition ok’d • $1.1b in spending for territories • $750K available to help NMI small biz • Fighting for equal rights • Apply now for Service Academy nomination • App Challenge registration now open • Reminder for CW-1 employers • Kilili Time Capsule • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Sep 12, 2021

$77m for NMI schools, in-state tuition ok’d

The Education and Labor Committee completed its portion of the reconciliation budget plan for Fiscal Year 2022, S. Con. Res.14.

Sep 12, 2021

$1.1b in spending for territories

The Northern Marianas and other insular areas will receive $1.1 billion for critical health infrastructure, to prepare for the harmful effects of climate change, and to conserve endangered species under terms of the reconciliation measure the Natural Resources Committee passed.

Sep 12, 2021

$750K available to help NMI small biz

This week the U.S. Small Business Administration released thefirst-ever grant application to establish the future Lead Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in the Marianas.

Sep 12, 2021

Fighting for equal rights

Along with Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona) and other Members of Congress, I sent a letter to Attorney General Garland and Acting Solicitor General Fletcher, requesting the Department of Justice explicitly condemn the Insular Cases and the territorial incorporation doctrine.

Sep 12, 2021

Reminder for CW-1 employers

Employers of CW-1 workers must confirm the continued employment of the CW-1 workers every six months.

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