News Releases

Jun 24, 2019

A focus on career pathways

College leaders and education experts testified before the Education and Labor Committee Wednesday on innovative ways schools are supporting students on their pathway to a degree and career.

Jun 24, 2019

Expanding small biz opportunities

On Friday, I joined House Small Business Committee Chair Nydia Velazquez in introducing the Contracting Credit Equality Act, which expands federal contracting opportunities for small businesses in the Marianas and all U.S. territories.

Jun 24, 2019

More funds for readiness training

On Tuesday, the House approved an amendment to H.R. 2740, a minibus appropriations package I offered along with Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón of Puerto Rico, increasing funding for the Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training.

Jun 24, 2019

Girl Scout intern: week two

Sarah MacNamara joined the Washington office as this week’s Girl Scout congressional aide.

Jun 24, 2019

Summer intern Camille Masilungan

Camille Joy Masilungan is our summer intern in the DC office.

Jun 24, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - June 21, 2019

Parolees bill passes Senate • Second hearing on Medicaid “cliff” • Follow up on disaster funding • House concurs on food stamp funds • $1.16m FEMA grant for Tinian • Earned Income Tax Credit bill moves • Health Subcommittee-approved • Chained CPI threatens safety-net • Conservation funding approved • Cannabis laws safe from Feds • A focus on career pathways • Expanding small biz opportunities • More funds for readiness training • 75th marked at WWII Memorial • Girl Scout intern: week two •Summer intern: Camille Masilungan • Opportunities • Legislative Highlights

Jun 22, 2019

Kilili: H.R. 559 passes Senate

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan’s legislation providing permanent status for as many as 1,039 individuals, living in the Marianas under humanitarian parole, passed the Senate on Thursday afternoon. The bill now awaits the President’s signature.

Jun 17, 2019

We pray for peace

To mark the battles of Tinian and Saipan that occurred 75 years ago, family and community members placed wreaths at the Wall of Remembrance in American Memorial Park on Tuesday. We prayed our islands are never again the scene of war.

Jun 17, 2019

Congratulations, 2019 graduates!

Congratulations, 2019 graduates!

Jun 17, 2019

EDA disaster funds available

Making the Northern Marianas eligible for a portion of $600 million in disaster relief from the Economic Development Administration was one of my goals in enactment of Public Law 116-20 last week.

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