News Releases

Jun 29, 2017

Kilili: $658,692 for Marianas energy projects

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan congratulated Northern Marianas College and the Commonwealth government for successfully competing for two energy grants from the Department of Interior, worth $658,692.

Jun 26, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - June 23, 2017

Zinke quizzed on budget cuts • Job training bill passes House • USCIS clarifies CW 240-day rule • Supporting federal workers • Bringing vets together with VA • Helping our neighbor Palau • Standing by Paris Climate Agreement • Trench Monument comment sought • Welcome intern: Kimberly Lizama • Welcome intern: Raybrent Iglecias • Girl Scout aide: Anjali Kalra

Jun 25, 2017

Zinke quizzed on budget cuts

New Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent almost three hours taking questions from the House Natural Resources Committee about spending proposals in the President’s FY18 budget.

Jun 25, 2017

Job training bill passes House

The House approved the bill reauthorizing the main federal career and technical education program with $350,000 in grant funds for the Marianas.

Jun 25, 2017

USCIS clarifies CW 240-day rule

After a request for clarification from the congressional office, the USCIS has now stated that an employee in CW-1 nonimmigrant status may lawfully continue working for up to 240 days after their approved FY 2017 CW-1 status expires...

Jun 25, 2017

Supporting federal workers

Our federal workers work hard and serve our nation. They deserve fair pay and a decent retirement in return for their service. President Trump’s FY2018 budget proposal does the opposite for federal employees, retirees, and their families.

Jun 25, 2017

Standing by Paris climate agreement

Climate change already affects our islands. And it has consequences for the global economy, worldwide public health, and America’s national security long into the future. For those reasons, I cosponsored H.Res. 390...

Jun 25, 2017

Trench Monument comment sought

As part of President Trump’s Executive Order on Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy, public comment is being sought on the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument and four other Marine National Monuments created or enlarged since April 28, 2007.

Jun 19, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - June 16, 2017

Happy Father's Day • Thoughts and prayers • Improving VBA for Marianas vets • VA to look at Marianas clinic • WWII survivors sought • Arts, Humanities are essential • Pilots talk safety • Holding the line on EPA funding • $1.4M for workforce training • $2.5M for fish and wildlife • Visitors: Whites and Watsons • Girl Scout aide: Nadia Ali

Jun 18, 2017

Thoughts and prayers

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with my colleague, Congressman Steve Scalise, and the others wounded in the horrific shooting at the Congressional Baseball Game practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

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