News Releases

Aug 30, 2021

Kilili: Apply now for a Service Academy nomination

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan is now accepting applications for nominations to the United States military service academies. The deadline to apply for a congressional nomination is December 10, 2021, for the school year beginning in the fall of 2022.

Aug 29, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - August 27, 2021

• Apply now for Child Tax Credit • First FEMA house on Tinian complete • Keeping in touch with Tinian • Another $7.5m in federal COVID aid • Meeting tomorrow’s leaders • Welcome back, Angela • App Challenge registration open • Kilili Time Capsule • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Aug 29, 2021

Apply now for Child Tax Credit

Marianas families with children ages 17 and younger can apply now to receive the advance payment of their 2021 Child Tax Credit that Congress included in the American Rescue Plan in March.

Aug 29, 2021

Another $7.5m COVID grant to HSEM

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced a Federal grant of $7,510,492.87 for the Commonwealth’s Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Aug 22, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - August 20, 2021

• $160 million ok’d for PSS • Child Tax Credit plan approved • 100% federal COVID funding extended • Protecting the right to vote • How the Covenant still affects us • Remembering Mr. Samuel F. McPhetres • $188,000 to protect natural resources • An award for service • VA: low enrollment limits services • App Challenge registration open • Kilili Time Capsule • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Aug 22, 2021

$160 million ok’d for PSS

The Public School System’s spending plan for the $160,074,578 we included for the Marianas in the American Rescue Plan has been approved, the U.S. Department of Education announced.

Aug 22, 2021

Child Tax Credit plan approved

Also approved this week: the Commonwealth’s plan for distributing to Marianas families the increased child tax credit that we included in the American Rescue Plan Act.

Aug 22, 2021

100% federal COVID funding extended

No local match will be required for emergency protective measure grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to COVID-19, President Biden announced.

Aug 22, 2021

Protecting the right to vote

When minority voters anywhere in America are marginalized, minority Americans everywhere--even in the Marianas--are hurt.

Aug 22, 2021

$188k to protect natural resources

Two Commonwealth agencies are receiving Coral Reef and Natural Resources program grants totaling $188,450, the Office of Insular Affairs announced.

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