News Releases

Oct 15, 2017

Delegates: Inadequate health care 'heartbreaking'

Guam Del. Madeleine Bordallo and her colleagues from American Samoa and the Northern Marianas are jointly calling for the House Committee on Veterans Affairs to hold an oversight hearing on the inadequate health care for veterans...

Oct 10, 2017

CNMI delegate says every citizen has right to vote

The Northern Marianas' delegate to Washington, Gregorio Sablan, says he is vehemently opposed to US government plans to strip previous state residents of the right to vote in presidential elections.

Oct 9, 2017

Monument plans? The Public right to know

The people of the Marianas and other Americans with National Monuments in their backyards have a right to know what the new administration is planning to do in these areas.

Oct 9, 2017

OIA discretionary grant period open

The Office of Insular Affairs announced that the Northern Mariana Islands and other insular areas may now submit applications for discretionary technical assistance program (TAP) and maintenance assistance program (MAP) funding for FY2018.

Oct 9, 2017

Stopping nuclear proliferation

President Trump is said to be planning to withhold certification of Iranian compliance with the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which holds Iranian nuclear arms development in check.

Oct 9, 2017

How to deal with North Korea

A key focus of my talks in China was how to slow or stop North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear and missile capabilities, which threaten the Mariana Islands.

Oct 9, 2017

DFEMS awarded $67,647 Hazmat grant

The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration has awarded $67,647 in formula funds to the Commonwealth’s Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

Oct 6, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - We need Common-sense gun reform

October 6, 2017 - We need common-sense gun reform • Monument plans? • OIA discretionary grant period open • Congress addresses Puerto Rico relief • Stopping nuclear proliferation • Making friends with China • How to deal with North Korea • DFEMS awarded..

Oct 6, 2017

Kilili on shootings: ‘We need to stop deaths’

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) grieves the lives lost in what is dubbed as the “deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history,” while calling for legislation to prevent a repeat.

Oct 5, 2017

Congress addresses Puerto Rico relief

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan spoke today in support of a strong and continuing federal response to the devastation of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands...