News Releases

Jun 3, 2019

House to vote on parolee bill

The House will vote Monday afternoon on my bill, H.R. 559, providing permanent status in the Marianas for up to 1,039 long-term residents, who had previously been granted parole and work authorizations.

Jun 3, 2019

App-titude recognized

Mount Carmel High School, Marianas High School, and Hopwood Middle School were all represented at a “Coders Social” I hosted on Wednesday.

Jun 3, 2019

Helping schools when disaster hits

Seven months after Super Typhoon Yutu, 918 students at Hopwood Middle School are still going to class in tents and six schools are operating on double sessions or in a rented space.

Jun 3, 2019

Against All Odds

Mr. Vincent Aguon is this year’s winner of my Against All Odds award.

Jun 3, 2019

For 3rd time: Rs nix disaster aid

For a third time House Republicans have blocked a $19 billion aid package for the Marianas and other communities hit by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019.

Jun 3, 2019

$4.4m for Yutu debris removal

The Commonwealth Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is receiving $4,418,130 in Public Assistance Grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for debris removal in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yutu.

Jun 3, 2019

Our students make us proud

Team members from the Northern Mariana Islands’ International Thespian Society and the National Speech and Debate Association all received Congressional Certificates of Commendation on Thursday.

Jun 3, 2019

Better ties with China

Mr. Zhang Ping, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Los Angeles, visited the congressional office.

Jun 3, 2019

CNMI gets REAL ID extension

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it is extending the deadline for the Commonwealth government to meet the requirements of the REAL ID Act to February 28, 2020.

Jun 3, 2019

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - May 31, 2019

Let us never forget • House to vote on parolee bill • App-titude recognized • Helping schools when disaster hits • Against All Odds awarded • For 3rd time: Rs nix disaster aid • $4.4m for Yutu debris removal • Our students make us proud • Better ties with China • CNMI gets REAL ID extension • Congressional internships

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