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Guam’s Bordallo slams Trump budget proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Office of the Guam Congressional Delegate) — U.S. Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018:

Chacha Oceanview Middle School promotes 91 students

SEJI Maga’lahi Susuki Gonzales, as valedictorian, led the 91 students of Chaha Oceanview Middle School who were promoted to high school on Wednesday.

Trump proposes $591.9M for territories, FAS; additional $123.9M for Palau Compact Review Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (U.S. Department of the Interior) — President Donald Trump today proposed $591.9 million for Fiscal Year 2018 for the benefit of the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the Freely Associated States of the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands through the Office of Insular Affairs.

Redz Nissi Rivera is Tanapag Middle School’s top student

REDZ Nissi Rivera was the valedictorian and Maria Jessica Cruz the salutatorian of the Tanapag Middle School eighth graders who were promoted on Wednesday morning.

NMI, FEMA present Information Analysis Brief for catastrophic typhoon plan

(Press Release) — On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the CNMI Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, held an Information Analysis Brief or IAB for the 2017 CNMI Catastrophic Typhoon Plan for CNMI Senior Leadership at the CNMI Emergency Operations Center on Capital Hill, Saipan.

AG says bond measure must be reviewed thoroughly

ATTORNEY General Edward Manibusan said the Senate measure that will authorize the commonwealth to issue industrial-development bonds for targeted economic-development projects must be reviewed by the Legislature thoroughly.

Manamko’ get free makeover, health checkup from Marianas Health Services

MARIANAS Health Services held a “very special” program on Tuesday for 70 senior citizens so they could be “gorgeous, happy and healthy” while celebrating Older Americans Month.

NMI government still owes active and inactive hospital employees some $200K

ALTHOUGH the CNMI government has already allotted $1.4 million as retroactive lump sum payments to active and inactive classified employees, there are still employees of the hospital who have not been paid and are owed over $200,000, Variety was told.