Saying the Legislature had overlooked a similar law already in place, Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio has disapproved a measure seeking to penalize violators of a regulation requiring businesses to obtain government license.
Tinian Democratic Party's bet to the special senatorial election beat out three other candidates in the polls held last Saturday in the island municipality to complete the term of former Sen. Herman M. Manglona who resigned last September.
Despite major setback that hit the local economy in the last two years, local and foreign banks in the Northern Marianas recorded dramatic increase in total deposits with last year's second quarter figures reaching over $550 million.
The Board of Regents over the weekend questioned the proposed salary increases of some Northern Marianas College personnel, citing the two-year freeze in government wage hike due to depleting financial resources.