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Torres-Palacios Administration Set on Streamlining and Modernizing Permitting Process

In an effort to address what is often a cumbersome and, sometimes, lengthy permitting process for businesses and investors, Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and Lt. Governor Arnold I. Palacios have prioritized a complete review and revamp of the process with the goal of creating a more understandable and easier way to do business in the CNMI.

CNMI awarded more than $1.7 million for energy projects

On Wednesday, Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs Doug Domenech informed Governor Ralph DLG. Torres that the Department of the Interior has awarded $1,706,075 in Fiscal Year 2020 grant funding through the Office of Insular Affairs’ Energizing Insular Communities (EIC) program Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funding for the CNMI.

COTA awarded $351,000 under FTA Emergency Relief Program

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and Lt. Governor Arnold I. Palacios announced on Thursday that the Commonwealth Office of Transit Authority (COTA) was awarded $351,000 under the Federal Transit Authority (FTA) Emergency Relief Program for transit systems affected by major disasters that occurred in 2018.

CNMI Government looking to revive motocross park

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and Lt. Governor Arnold I. Palacios announce that the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs (DCCA) has been working closely with the Marianas Racing Association (MRA) to recreate a motocross park for the CNMI. 

DPW-Energy announces 2020 Tinian energy-efficient educational campaign

The Department of Public Works (DPW) – Energy Division Office will be hosting its 2020 Tinian Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Promotional and Educational Awareness Campaign on Friday, September 25th, 2020, and if need be, to continue on Saturday, September 26, 2020.

Finance to release $1.7 million in retroactive payments for retirees

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and Lt. Governor Arnold I. Palacios announced on Thursday that the Department of Finance is set to release $1,735,837.71 in retroactive payments next week for retirees to cover payrolls on April 15, April 30, and May 15, 2020.

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Torres-Palacios Administration Set on Streamlining and Modernizing Permitting Process

In an effort to address what is often a cumbersome and, sometimes, lengthy permitting process for businesses and investors, Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and Lt. Governor Arnold I. Palacios have prioritized a complete review and revamp of the process with the goal of creating a more understandable and easier way to do business in the CNMI.

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