BREAKING NEWS: Senate adopts Oct. 31 for SOCA; House wants Dec. 1


The Senate and the House of Representatives adopted today, Monday, separate joint resolutions to call for a joint session of the Legislature to receive Gov. Ralph DLG Torres’ State of the Commonwealth Address. The Senate agreed with the governor’s request to hold the SOCA at the Kensington Hotel Saipan on Oct. 31. The House, however, wanted that the SOCA will be held in the House chamber on Dec. 1. More details to follow.

Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a senior reporter of Saipan Tribune. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has covered all news beats in the CNMI. He is a recipient of the CNMI Supreme Court Justice Award. Contact him at

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