News Releases

Mar 24, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - March 22, 2019

Shark, wildlife bills get hearing • Senate may act on disaster money • $10.6m for CUC Yutu repairs • SBA outreach center closing • Art competition deadline nears

Mar 18, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - March 15, 2019

New homes free for Yutu survivors • Equal access to disaster aid • Prep now for extra disaster funds • Reconnecting with EDA’s Iglesias • Higher Education bill readied • College for free • Education is a bipartisan issue • Supporting Close Up • Trump slashes support for students • Honoring Purple veterans • Listening to veterans • In defense of sharks • Shark talk with Channel NewsAsia • New USCIS liaison visits • $854k for Prior Service • USS Miguel Keith coming to Saipan • Hello and goodbye, Olivia

Mar 17, 2019

New homes free for typhoon survivors

The deadline to opt-in for a no-cost, new home from FEMA is Friday, March 22.

Mar 17, 2019

Equal access to disaster aid

If you think you have not been given equal access to services and benefits, contact FEMA’s Equal Rights Officers at 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

Mar 17, 2019

Prep now for extra disaster funds

Congress appropriated $1.7 billion for communities, like the Marianas, hit by natural disasters in 2018. There is another $1.2 billion in legislation the House passed in January and the Senate takes up later this month.

Mar 17, 2019

Reconnecting with EDA’s Iglesias

Mr. and Mrs. Mariano Iglesias stopped in this week.

Mar 17, 2019

Higher Education bill readied

On Wednesday, the Education and Labor Committee examined the rising cost of college for students nationwide.

Mar 17, 2019

College for free

NMC is hosting an information session for potential students from 5:30 to 6:30pm at the campus Library.

Mar 17, 2019

Education is a bipartisan issue

I invited Congressman Rick Allen of Georgia to meet to talk about what he hopes to accomplish in the 116th Congress in the Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee.

Mar 17, 2019

Supporting Close Up

This week I joined my insular areas colleagues in writing to the Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs in support of continued funding for the Close Up Program.