News Releases

Feb 28, 2021

$139k for vulnerable wildlife

The Commonwealth’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Lands and Natural Resources, is also receiving $138,770 from the State Wildlife Grant Program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced.

Feb 28, 2021

$428.5k for historic preservation

The Commonwealth’s Historic Preservation Office of the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is receiving $428,531, the National Park Service announced.

Feb 28, 2021

Naturalization test info session

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is hosting a webinar on the naturalization civics test on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm ET/ Thursday, 6:30 am to 7:30 am ChST.

Feb 28, 2021

$739,500 for Prior Service

The Interior Department announced funding of $739,500 for the Prior Service Trust Fund Program.

Feb 22, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - February 19, 2021

Vaccine Update • Vaccine for Kagman Health Center • USDA: $62m expected for NAP • $10.3m for NMTI training facility • $5.8m for Marianas airports • Rescue Plan: $515m for NMI government • Renewing old friendships • Marianas in US Citizenship Act • CNMI permanent resident update • VA extends debt collection pause • Returning as Vice Chair • Congressional Award info session • Kilili Time Capsule • Opportunities • Legislative highlights

Feb 22, 2021

Vaccination Update 02/19/21

2,556 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the Marianas this week, bringing the total to 15,527.

Feb 22, 2021

Vaccine for Kagman Health Center

Kagman Community Health Center is one of 250 Federally Qualified Health Centers nationwide selected to participate in the Ensuring Equity in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution program.

Feb 22, 2021

USDA: $62m expected for NAP

The Marianas Nutrition Assistance Program should have $62,222,036 available going forward, according to data provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Feb 22, 2021

$10.3m for NMTI training facility

The new Biden administration continued to clear the backlog of Marianas disaster recovery aid applications with a $10.3 million award to the Northern Marianas Technical Institute.

Feb 22, 2021

$5.8m for Marianas airports

The Commonwealth Ports Authority will get $5,823,963 from the relief package we passed in December, the Federal Aviation Administration announced.

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