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2021 Saipan Energy Educational Awareness and Community Outreach Program Campaign Drive-Thru Distribution Event

The Department of Public Works, Energy Division Office will be hosting its “2021 Saipan Energy Educational Awareness and Community Outreach Program Campaign Drive-Thru Distribution Event” to promote energy conservation and implementation of efficiency measures that reduce energy use and also save money by distributing Energy-Efficient LED Light Bulbs OR Portable Gas Stoves to residential households.  The Division of Energy will also be educating residential consumers and the community about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation efforts in the CNMI and its impact to the protection and preservation of available precious natural resources in the environment.

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Office of the Governor Response to Dismissal of Lawsuit Filed Against the House Judiciary & Government Operations Committee

Yesterday, the Superior Court held that the Office of the Governor could not proceed with its case against the House Judiciary and Government Operations Committee. Although the Administration respects the decision of the Judge, we believe the decision is erroneous by ignoring and misinterpreting law and precedent. For example, in its rush to follow federal precedent, it skipped right over the plain text of the Commonwealth Constitution. Then it overlooked some of the most important protections found even in the federal cases — such as the rule that the legislature may subpoena the executive only when the information it needs is not reasonably available anywhere else. The decision will be appealed. It will be for the Supreme Court to ultimately decide the merits of this civil case.

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