News Releases

Oct 27, 2017

Kilili statement on CW cap delay

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) issued the following statement yesterday on the Department of Homeland Security’s delay in announcing the CW, foreign worker permit, cap for fiscal year 2018.

Oct 23, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - Walking against violence

October 20, 2017 - Walking against violence • Troop Store officially opens • Experience and trust key to success • 2018 Social Security, SSI to rise • Coming home to MHS • $454,333 for children's health • Visiting Mt. Carmel students • App Challenge due November 1...

Oct 22, 2017

Troop Store officially opens

After eight years of work, the expanded Army and Air Force Exchange Services Troop Store – serving over 4,000 Marianas veterans, active duty and Reserve service members, and their families – officially opens this Thursday, October 26.

Oct 22, 2017

Keeping the H-2B cap exemption

Exemption from the national cap on the number of H-2B visas for temporary workers is a key part of the strategy to ensure a sufficient labor force in the Marianas.

Oct 22, 2017

GDP up 28.6 percent

Gross Domestic Product jumped 28.6 percent in 2016, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced. This unprecedented rise in the economy is largely attributable to resort construction activity and increased tourist arrivals.

Oct 22, 2017

Stopping opioid shipments

To address the opioid problem in our community and throughout America I have cosponsored H.R. 1057, the STOP Act.

Oct 16, 2017

Community marks ‘Day of Unity’ against domestic violence

THIS year’s Day of Unity was held at the Dandan Baseball Field on Saturday to express the community’s campaign to break the cycle of domestic violence...

Oct 15, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - Help for deported vets

October 13, 2017 - Help for deported vets • Pacific vets deserve better service • We should have a vote for President • Supporting refuges and volunteers • Balajadia, Seman, Inos visit • Opportunities • Legislative Highlights

Oct 15, 2017

We should have a vote for President

Living in a democracy means we should all be able to vote for President. And a few residents of the Marianas, who were previously registered to vote in a U.S. state, are already allowed to do so under provisions of the UOCAVA.

Oct 15, 2017

Supporting refuges and volunteers

This is National Wildlife Refuge Week and to emphasize the importance of these areas I introduced with eight of my colleagues, Republican and Democrat, in the House and the Senate, the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act, H.R. 3979.