WHEREAS, Joeten-Kiyu Public Library, Fernando M. Benavente Memorial Library, Bookmobile, Technology Mobile Express, Tinian Public Library, and the Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Library (Rota) provides community members with the knowledge and information they need to live, learn and work in the 21st century;
WHEREAS, libraries everywhere play a vital role in supporting the quality of life in their communities;
WHEREAS, libraries provide the opportunity for everyone to pursue their passions and engage in lifelong learning, allowing them to live their best life;
The Commonwealth Office of Transit Authority (COTA) has announced that it has received $8.4 Million from the U.S. Congress to enhance the CNMI’s public transportation system through the construction of new bus transfer stations, a covered bus parking facility, and the addition of 187 bus stop shelters on Saipan’s fixed-route system.
As part of the administration’s efforts to promote sustainability and economic stewardship in the CNMI, the Office of the Governor, together with the Office of Grants Management & State Clearinghouse, Bureau of Environmental & Coastal Quality, Office of Planning and Development, Zero Waste Task Force, and the Department of Public Works, have introduced a new recycling initiative that allows community members to recycle their aluminum cans in exchange for cash.
WHEREAS, Child Abuse and Neglect is a complex problem in our diverse society, affecting innocent children and families in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; and
WHEREAS, April 2023 is National Autism Awareness Month; and
WHEREAS, Sexual violence or sexual assault, commonly defined as any sexual act without consent, is a global problem that exists in all communities, even ones as small as the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
The Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) in conjunction with the Public School System (PSS), Child Nutrition Program is announcing the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) distribution for claims or attestation by parents or guardians of students who were absent when schools directed students to stay home for a COVID-related reason.
Please be advised that the Administrative Leave Memorandum dated December 29, 2022 regarding Administrative Leave on December 30, 2022 and numbered GOV22-264 is to be recalled and disregarded, effective immediately.