News Releases

Nov 5, 2017

Governor: Thanks for H.R. 339 support

I sent Governor Ralph DLG. Torres a letter of thanks for his strong support of H.R. 339, my bill increasing the number of CW permits available for the Marianas in 2017.

Nov 5, 2017

$181k to combat Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle

The Commonwealth Department of Land and Natural Resources is receiving $181,048 to combat the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (Oryctes rhinoceros) recently discovered on Rota.

Nov 2, 2017

Congressman Kilili scores 100% on food policy

Food Policy Action announced its 2017 Congressional Scorecard on Wednesday, awarding a perfect 100 percent to U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan for his work and advocacy...

Nov 1, 2017

Kilili thanks governor for support of HR 339

U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan on Wednesday released his letter of thanks to Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres for the Governor’s support of Sablan’s bill, H.R. 339, increasing the number of CW permits...

Oct 31, 2017

Pacific veterans will get congressional hearing

Delegate Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (Ind-MP) announced Friday that Pacific area veterans, whose needs are often neglected, will get a congressional hearing next year.

Oct 30, 2017

Walberg, Kilili introduce Retirement Plan Modernization Act

U.S. Congressmen Tim Walberg, R-Michigan, and Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Ind-MP, introduced the Retirement Plan Modernization Act, bipartisan legislation to help make it easier for small businesses to offer retirement plans while keeping fees down for employees.

Oct 29, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - How we are using $32.5M E-NAP funds

How we are using $32.5M E-NAP funds • VA should study medical marijuana • Chair agrees to Pacific vets hearing • CW cap delay hurts business, workers • Helping add to retirement savings • Academy Day for Tinian students • Melero, Corcoran, Camacho visit • Troop store grand opening postponed • OPPORTUNITIES • LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

Oct 29, 2017

VA should study medical marijuana

House Veterans' Affairs Committee Democrats are urging Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to start looking at how medical marijuana could help veterans who suffer from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Oct 29, 2017

CW cap delay hurts business, workers

Four weeks into fiscal year 2018, the USCIS has not yet announced the cap on the number of CW-1, Marianas-only foreign worker, permits to be issued for the year. I cannot speculate on why the Trump administration has not made this decision on time.

Oct 29, 2017

Troop Store grand opening postponed

The grand opening of the expanded Army and Air Force Exchange Services Troop Store in Tanapag has been pushed back due to construction delays contrary to our report in last week's e-news.