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Senator Felix T. Mendiola, ...
Senator Felix T. Mendiola, Chairman of the Rota Legislative Delegation, confirmed his support for Rota's recent request for the Talakhaya project area to be amended into the existing adjacent Sabana Conservation Area under Rota Local Law 9-1.The request was introduced to the legislature this month and will be discussed during an upcoming Rota local hearing on October 4th.
"We are confident that under [Hocog's] ...
"We are confident that under [Hocog's] leadership the delegation will move quickly forward with projects and plans to bring positive change to our island," said Rota senators Felix T. Mendiola, Paterno S. Hocog, and Paul A. Manglona.
...We look forward to working together in the next two years under his leadership," said Mendiola, who is the current delegation chairman.
Hocog returns to the Legislature after nearly two decades in the private sector working as a businessman.He served as a Rota congressman from 1984 to 1988 and as chairman of the board of the Commonwealth Ports Authority from 1994 to 1998.
...The 16th Rota Legislative Delegation will be comprised of senators Felix T. Mendiola, Paterno S. Hocog, Paul A. Manglona and Hocog.
Senate Fiscal Affairs Chairman Felix Mendiola reported yesterday that the budget conference committee was still working on the appropriation bill.But he expressed hope to have the work done in time for today's Senate session.
"We're looking forward to concluding it today (Thursday), so we can have the bill ready for Senate action.We've got everyone involved in the talks-the Senate, the House, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of Finance.Once agreed upon, this budget is going to fly," Mendiola
said there were several more adjustments made to the budget bill.
One of them is an additional reduction to Legislature's
operations budget.Some $86,000 from the Legislature's funding has been transferred to the Saipan
Mayor's Office for programs such as the elimination of junk cars and the operation of a dog pound, Mendiola
The conference committee was formed after the Lower House on Aug. 16, 2006 rejected the latest budget version passed by the Senate two weeks prior.
...Senate Fiscal Affairs Committee chairman Felix Mendiola, Vice President Pete P. Reyes, and Sen.
Senate President Pete Reyes represents ...
Senate President Pete Reyes represents the Third Senatorial District of Saipan, while Senate Vice President Felix Mendiola represents the First Senatorial District of Rota.
Hofshneider, Reyes and Mendiola
as well as Legislative Secretary Sen.
Pacific Islands: PINA and Pacific
This is the first time that the Senate leadership, which also includes Felix Mendiola, Covenant-Rota, and Maria Frica Pangelinan, D-Saipan, will not be dominated by the Republican Party.
We asked them to work with us and we're going to work with them to ensure that the agenda of improving the economy of the CNMI moves forward," said Mendiola
said the Senate's main goal now is to help the incoming Fitial administration accomplish its task of revitalizing the local economy by enticing more investors to the islands.
told reporters the nine senators will meet today to discuss assignments to the nine committees in the Senate.
The committees are: public utilities, transportation & communications; rules & procedures; youth affairs; fiscal affairs; resources economic development & programs; judiciary, government & law; executive appointments & governmental investigations; health, education, welfare & programs; and federal relations & independent agencies. During the 14th Legislature, Mendiola, then a freshman senator, was assigned to chair the fiscal affairs committee.
The incoming Senate president said he
is honored to have been given the opportunity.