Local legislators have recently renewed their efforts to enact protectionist policies on behalf of indigenous businesses and local employees. The proposal to grant local businesses preferential treatment in government bidding contracts is a clear case in point. The government’s...
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has deferred a proposed 51 percent cut on the annual construction grants provided by the federal government to the Northern Marianas, junking Clinton Administration's plan to funnel the money next year for Guam's Compact Impact costs.
Almost daily one of you is retiring from government work after reaching the number of required years. For many of you who have labored hard and long especially at a job that you didn’t really enjoy, retirement must be a blessing.
After all the delays, the Commonwealth Ports Authority board yesterday approved the drafting of a request for proposal in preparation for the construction of a new runway in the airport of the island-municipality of Tinian.