News Releases

Aug 30, 2022

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS- August 26,2022

• Student debt forgiveness available • VA Deputy Secretary Remy visits Saipan • FEMA grants $3.5m for COVID • $2.4m for technical assistance funds • $1m for maintenance assistance • $395k for coral reef protection • Let's Read! Knights • Congratulations, Officer Lifoifoi! • $244k to support NMI agriculture • Expanding the AAPI pipeline • App Challenge now open • KILILI TIME CAPSULE • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Aug 29, 2022

Student debt forgiveness available

Those with federal student loans will have their freeze in payment extended through December 31 with up to $20,000 forgiven for eligible borrowers, President Biden announced.

Aug 29, 2022

VA Deputy Secretary Remy visits

Marianas veterans got to speak directly with the number two official at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Aug 29, 2022

FEMA grants $3.4m for COVID

The Commonwealth is receiving another $3,457,425.36 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cover costs of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug 29, 2022

$2.4m in technical assistance funds

The Commonwealth is receiving $2,385,622 in fiscal year 2022 Technical Assistance Program grant funding, the Office of Insular Affairs announced.

Aug 29, 2022

$1m for maintenance assistance

The Marianas is also receiving $1,087,740 in Maintenance Assistance Program grant funds, the Office of Insular Affairs announced.

Aug 29, 2022

$359k for coral reef protection

The Commonwealth is receiving $358,721 in Coral Reef and Natural Resources Program funds, Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs announced.

Aug 29, 2022

Let's Read! Knights

I delivered 12 boxes of books to Mount Carmel School for their school library.

Aug 29, 2022

Congratulations, Officer Lifoifoi!

Officer Raymond John Lifoifoi graduated from the U.S. Capitol Police Academy.

Aug 29, 2022

$244k to support NMI agriculture

The Commonwealth Department of Lands and Natural Resources is receiving $244,550 from the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced.

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