Hearings and Business Meetings

366 Dirksen 10:00 AM

The hearing will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington D.C.

The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the following bill:

  • H.R. 339, the Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell
    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Nikolao "Nik" Pula
    Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Insular Affairs
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • The Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan
    Congressman, North Mariana Islands
    U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Ralph Deleon Guerrero Torres
    North Mariana Islands
  • Mr. David Gootnick
    Director of International Affairs and Trade
    U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Mr. Jim Arenovski
    Sole Proprietor
    Island Training Solutions