Press Releases

CNMI receives $274,635 for mortgage assistance

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and Lt. Governor Arnold I. Palacios, through the Northern Marianas Housing Corporation (NMHC), announce that the CNMI has been allocated $274,635 for Community Emergency Housing Assistance by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant CARES Act fund (CDBG-CV). 

USDA releases 2018 CNMI Census of Agriculture Data

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), together with the CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division announce the release of the 2018 CNMI Census of Agriculture data.

BECQ reduces laboratory fee for nitrate sampling analysis

The CNMI Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) recently announced that it has temporarily reduced its fee for the analysis of nitrate sampling performed by the Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Environmental Surveillance Laboratory.

New hours of operation for PUA/FPUC program

The CNMI Department of Labor (CNMI DOL) announce that starting Monday, July 27, 2020, the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program will be open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, at Building #1334 in Capitol Hill, Saipan.


Third Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Site Discovered on Rota

On Saturday, September 12, 2020 the Department of Lands and Natural Resources (DLNR) received a critical tip regarding possible infestation of the coconut rhinoceros beetles (CRB) in the Gagani and Talakhaya areas of Rota.

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