News Releases

Mar 10, 2019

American Memorial Park quarter struck

On Tuesday, I went to the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia to inspect the design and try my hand at striking some of our new American Memorial Park quarters.

Mar 10, 2019

Wage increase needs careful timing

The Raise the Wage bill passed through committee and I added a special provision to delay any increase in the Marianas until GAO issues a new report on the economic impact.

Mar 10, 2019

Protecting humanities funding

Leo Pangelinan, Executive Director of the Northern Marianas Humanities Council, visited his congressional office in Washington on Wednesday.

Mar 10, 2019

Working with the Governor

Following up on the hearing I held last week on recent immigration decisions by the Trump administration that hurt the Marianas, I have thanked Governor Torres for supporting my bill, H.R. 560.

Mar 10, 2019

H.R. 1 aims at corruption

The House passed sweeping legislation aimed at raising ethics and accountability standards for elected officials and making voting easier and more secure.

Mar 10, 2019

Protecting endangered whales

There are only 420 North Atlantic right whales still in existence, yet the Trump administration is allowing air gun blasting within their habitat that will only reduce chances of survival for this critically endangered species.

Mar 10, 2019

Gee, it’s good to see you

It was good to be visited by Fran Castro, our former Director of the Bureau of Environment and Coastal Quality, and her now-colleague at the University of Guam Sea Grant Program, Director Dr. Austin Shelton.

Mar 10, 2019

MITT comment period extended

The public comment period for the Mariana Islands Training and Testing Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement has been extended to April 2.

Mar 10, 2019

VA home loan outreach a success

Over 20 veterans turned out this week to hear about and ask directly how the VA loan program works.

Mar 10, 2019

Rest in peace, +CSM Palacios

Saipan son, +Command Sergeant Major Benjamin Palacios, passed away on November 9, 2018, and was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery this Thursday.

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