News Releases

Jun 18, 2017

VA to look at Marianas clinic

My request that the Department of Veterans Affairs report to Congress on what prevents setting up a health clinic in the Marianas and other underserved areas is now part of Military Construction and Veterans Affairs spending bill...

Jun 18, 2017

WWII survivors sought

Eastern Carolina University faculty will be on Saipan in July to talk with veterans, their families, and other survivors about their experiences in World War II.

Jun 18, 2017

Arts, humanities are "essential"

Mick Mulvaney, Director of the OMB, has responded to my letter in support of funding for the National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities saying, “the Administration does not consider [the Endowments] to be core federal responsibilities."

Jun 18, 2017

Holding the line on EPA funding

As the Pacific Islands Environmental Conference on Saipan concludes, I want to say thanks to Region IX Administrator Alexis Strauss, who was there, and all the team at the Environmental Protection Agency office in San Francisco.

Jun 18, 2017

$1.4M for workforce training

The Marianas is receiving $422,385 for Youth, $399,609 for Adults, & $608,422 for Dislocated Workers to help with job training and career services, such as counseling, work search assistance, and development of individual employment plans.

Jun 18, 2017

$2.5 million for fish and wildlife

The Marianas is receiving $1.3 million for wildlife and habitat restoration and another $1.2 million for sportfish restoration projects.

Jun 15, 2017

Kilili announces $2.5 million for Marianas fish and wildlife

Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) announced yesterday that the Marianas is receiving $1.3 million for wildlife and habitat restoration and another $1.2 million for sportfish restoration projects.

Jun 13, 2017

Marianas banking bill passes U.S. House

Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan reports that legislation that would limit how many days banks can hold checks cashed in the Marianas or American Samoa has passed the House. H.R. 385, which Sablan cosponsored with Congresswoman Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen...

Jun 11, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - June 9, 2017

Grace Christian visits • No CWs for “bad actors” • Working on vets cemetery needs • Vets Committee looks at PTSD • Marianas banking bill passes House • Feds should keep Monument promise • Power conference funds available

Jun 11, 2017

NO CWs for "bad actors"

Companies that violate employment laws should be barred from the CW foreign worker program, a position I have communicated to Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly.

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