News Releases

Sep 7, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 03, 2021

• 2,240 avail of broadband benefit • $1.9m helping Marianas restaurants • $20m to increase financial accountability • $14.3m in Capital Projects Funding • Ask for help: save a life • Status report on Rota park study • Apply now for Service Academy nomination • 3x funding for policing ok’d • $1.1b for insular in reconciliation • App Challenge registration open • Kilili Time Capsule • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Sep 6, 2021

2,240 avail of broadband benefit

Over two thousand households in the Marianas are already enrolled in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, created by Congress in response to COVID.

Sep 6, 2021

$1.9m helping Marianas restaurants

A dozen Marianas restaurants applied for and received financial aid from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, created by the American Rescue Plan, according to the latest data from the Small Business Administration.

Sep 6, 2021

$20m to increase financial accountability

Congratulations to the Commonwealth’s Department of Finance on the award of $19,630,360 to build a new office center and acquire a modern financial management system.

Sep 6, 2021

$14.3m in Capital Projects Funding

The Northern Marianas has been allocated $14,285,714 from the Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund, the Department of the Treasury announced.

Sep 6, 2021

Ask for help: save a life

The people of the Marianas have endured two catastrophic typhoons and a global pandemic in the last three years.

Sep 6, 2021

Status report on Rota park study

There is mixed support for a Rota National Park and a need for more information, reported the National Park Service in an update on its ongoing Rota Special Resource Study.

Sep 6, 2021

3x funding for policing ok’d

Federal funding for policing in the Marianas would triple under legislation I drafted that was added to the National Defense Authorization Act.

Sep 6, 2021

Working to Build Back Better

The Natural Resources Committee began consideration of its portion of the reconciliation budget plan for Fiscal Year 2022, S. Con. Res.14.

Aug 30, 2021

Kilili: $20m EDA grant could increase financial accountability/transparency

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan congratulated the Commonwealth’s Department of Finance today on the award of $19,630,360 to build a new office center and acquire a modern financial management system. The funding, through the U.S. Economic Development Administration, was made available by the Congressman’s work on the 2019 disaster recovery legislation, Public Law 116-20.

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