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Rep. Flores explains medical referral mileage bill

REPRESENTATIVE Joseph A. Flores has introduced House Bill 21-57 which would allow the use of “housekeeping” expenses paid for by the CNMI government that earn airline miles to defray the airfare costs of the CNMI Medical Referral Program.

House OKs bill to restrict use of mobile phones while driving

THE House of Representatives on Thursday passed House Bill 21-35 which would restrict the use of mobile phones while driving.

Court denies Sen. Manglona’s claims in property dispute

SUPERIOR Court Judge Pro Tempore David Wiseman has denied all claims made by Sen. Paul A. Manglona against his siblings over their family’s property on Capital Hill.

CUC: Rota now has sufficient power production

NOW that the “grounding issue” of the newly delivered used 1.8-megawatt Cummins generator has been fixed, Rota’s power plant is producing 1.4 megawatts with 3.8 megawatts in reserve capacity, CUC Executive Director Gary Camacho said on Thursday.

Senate adopts joint resolution to end ‘birth tourism’ in NMI

AFTER making a “minor technical amendment,” the Senate on Wednesday unanimously adopted House Joint Resolution 21-4 which expresses the CNMI’s willingness to cooperate with the U.S. government in modifying the Covenant to end birth tourism in the Commonwealth.