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Sep 13, 2022

Welcome, Democrats

Members of the NMI Democratic Party leadership visited their congressional office in Washington Thursday.

Sep 5, 2022

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 02, 2022

• Public service loan waiver expiring • Sign up for loan forgiveness update • Debt relief for defrauded students • $125k for Marianas food security • VA healthcare enrollment drive • Veterans direct loan virtual workshop • Welcome, Joeten-Kiyu Public Library • Welcome, Cruz and Naputi families • App Challenge now open • KILILI TIME CAPSULE • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Sep 5, 2022

Public service loan waiver expiring

The White House announced that teachers, nurses, members of the military, and others in public service professions have until October 31, 2022, to apply for total student debt forgiveness.

Sep 5, 2022

Sign up for loan forgiveness update

Your congressional office reported President Biden’s announcement that some borrowers may be eligible to receive up to $20,000 in student loans forgiven automatically because the U.S. Department of Education has their income data.

Sep 5, 2022

Debt relief for defrauded students

The U.S. Department of Education announced $1.5 billion in debt relief for 79,000 borrowers who enrolled in any location of the now-closed Westwood College between 2002 and 2015, including its online program.

Sep 5, 2022

$125k for Marianas food security

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Division of Agriculture (CNMI DOA) $125,000 under its Micro-Grants for Food Security Program.

Sep 5, 2022

VA health care enrollment drive

On September 14, 15, and 16, staff from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will visit the Saipan VA clinic to help all eligible veterans enroll in VA health care.

Sep 5, 2022

Welcome, Joeten-Kiyu Public Library

Silverio Balisalisa, Beth Demapan, and Erlinda and Martin Naputi (l-r) visited their congressional office in Washington while in town for the Library of Congress’ 2022 National Book Festival.

Sep 5, 2022

Welcome, Cruz and Naputi families

The Cruz and Naputi families visited their congressional office in Washington.

Sep 5, 2022

App Challenge now open

Students, the 2022 Congressional App Challenge has launched.

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