News Releases

Aug 7, 2022

Local court gets $303k earmark

The Department of Justice has confirmed that the Commonwealth Judiciary is receiving $303,000 in Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding.

Aug 7, 2022

Assistant Secretary Cantor confirmed

Carmen Cantor was officially sworn in as the Department of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs.

Aug 7, 2022

Welcome, Villagomez family

Nicole and Annalee Villagomez (l-r) of Saipan visited their congressional office in Washington.

Aug 7, 2022

Internships available

The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL), a public service nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for its public service scholarship and internship program.

Aug 7, 2022

App Challenge now open

Students, the 2022 Congressional App Challenge has launched.

Aug 4, 2022

Rabeya Akter and Steven Chen are Northern Marianas’ first-ever Congressional Awardees

Rabeya Akter and Xin “Steven” Chen are the Northern Marianas’ first-ever recipients of the Congressional Award, Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan announced today.

Jul 31, 2022

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - July 30, 2022

• Insular teachers award bill passes • Expanding access to Marianas WIC • Infant formula alternatives allowed • Republicans block vets healthcare • Disability advocates visit • Insular areas need better data • Working for environmental justice • USCIS grace periods extended • Internships available • Welcome, Reese • App Challenge now open • KILILI TIME CAPSULE • OPPORTUNITIES • HIGHLIGHTS

Jul 31, 2022

Insular teachers award bill passes

One science or math teacher from the Marianas will be selected each year for a Presidential Award for Excellence under provisions of a bill I wrote that is now on its way to the President to sign into law.

Jul 31, 2022

Expanding access to Marianas WIC

People in households served by the Marianas Nutrition Assistance Program will automatically be considered eligible for WIC, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, if they meet the income and nutrition risk criteria for the program.

Jul 31, 2022

Infant formula alternatives allowed

WIC families in need of infant formula can continue to purchase non-contract options through September, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced.

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