News Releases

Jul 9, 2017

Senate bill backs Palau Compact

The Senate Armed Services Committee has included a provision authorizing the long-overdue Palau Compact Review Agreement in their version of the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act.

Jul 9, 2017

Clean Water rollback? Not so fast.

Pollution that enters a small stream can flow into a river, then into a lake or larger body of water far from the original source.

Jul 5, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - June 30, 2017

$12.9M for Tinian divert field • Palau funds in House defense bill • Supporting women veterans • OSHA cites BeiLiDa for fatality • Congratulations Cerijean Mangubat • Domenech named to lead OIA • National Park Service updates • $658,692 to lower energy costs • DC internships open for AAPIs

Jul 4, 2017

$12.9M for Tinian divert field

The FY18 National Defense Authorization Act approved by the House Armed Services Committee includes another $12.9 million for the Air Force for the divert airfield project on Tinian.

Jul 4, 2017

Palau funds in House defense bill

Funding for the long overdue Palau Compact Review Agreement was also included in the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House Armed Services Committee.

Jul 4, 2017

Supporting women veterans

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America recognized my support for women veterans and my efforts to ensure that the Veterans Administration fills the gaps in care and services for women.

Jul 4, 2017

OSHA cites BeiLiDa for fatality

The U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA has fined Nanjing BeiLiDa New Materials Systems Engineering Co., Ltd, of Saipan $48,890 in connection with the March fatality at the Imperial Pacific Resort Casino construction site.

Jul 4, 2017

Domenech named to lead OIA

President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Douglas Domenech to be Assistant Secretary of the Department of Interior for Insular Affairs. Mr. Domenech is currently a Senior Advisor to Interior Secretary Zinke...

Jul 4, 2017

$658,692 in energy grants awarded

The Northern Marianas is receiving $658,692 through the Empowering Insular Communities program that Congress funded in the fiscal year 2017 appropriation in May.

Jul 4, 2017

DC internships open for AAPIs

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is offering full-time and part-time fall internships at its Washington DC.

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