News Releases

Mar 31, 2019

Shark conservation advocates

Texas Rep. Michael McCaul, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and wife, oceanographer Linda Mays, support my shark fin bill.

Mar 31, 2019

Student artist tours the Capitol

Cheyanne Manuel, the winner of last year’s Congressional Art Competition in the Northern Marianas, visited Washington, D.C. to receive her award and see her winning piece, Depths of the Marianas, exhibited at the U.S. Capitol.

Mar 31, 2019

Federal judges visit

Northern Mariana Islands District Court Chief Judge Ramona Manglona and Guam District Court Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, stopped by the congressional office for a courtesy visit earlier this week.

Mar 31, 2019

Honoring our Vietnam veterans

Today, March 29 has been designated as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Dozens of soldiers from the Northern Marianas served in Vietnam. We shall never forget their sacrifices.

Mar 31, 2019

Puerto Rico pushes statehood

Mr. Luis Berrios-Amadeo, representing the Puerto Rico Statehood Commission, met with me Thursday to discuss Puerto Rico’s political status.

Mar 28, 2019

Lower electricity costs: Kilili calls for Interior energy action teams

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan grilled Interior Department officials today on their failure to establish energy action teams to help reduce the cost of electricity in the insular areas.

Mar 24, 2019

Shark, wildlife bills get hearing

The Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife holds a legislative hearing Tuesday on two of my bills. H.R. 737, the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019, expands on a Marianas conservation law to ban the trade in shark fins nationwide. It

Mar 24, 2019

Senate may act on disaster money

The U.S. Senate may act next week on the disaster supplemental appropriation passed by the House on January 16.

Mar 24, 2019

$10.6M for CUC Yutu repairs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency Tuesday announced an additional $10,644,640.83 for damage to the Marianas’ electrical distribution system from Super Typhoon Yutu.

Mar 24, 2019

SBA outreach center closing

The U.S. Small Business Administration will close its Disaster Loan Outreach Center on Saipan at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. Applicants