BREAKING NEWS: Budget passes Legislature


The House of Representatives has accepted the Senate changes to the fiscal year 2020 budget on a vote of 14-2, identifying over $233.2 million in revenue, of which over $148.8 million is available for appropriation.


The budget bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Ralph DLG Torres for review and enactment.


Rep. Ed Propst (Ind-Saipan) and Rep. Tina Sablan (Ind-Saipan) voted against the Senate version.


More details to follow Monday.


Erwin Encinares | Reporter
Erwin Charles Tan Encinares holds a bachelor’s degree from the Chiang Kai Shek College and has covered a wide spectrum of assignments for the Saipan Tribune. Encinares is the paper’s political reporter.

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