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Chairwoman Abello-Alfonso Highlight FSM’s Progress at UN Population and Development ConferencePALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 15, 2024- Chairwoman Merlynn Abello-Alfonso of the Congressional Special Committee on Climate …2024/05/152024-05-15 01:52:52
Chairwoman Konman Highlight FSM’s Population Challenges at Oslo ConferencePALIKIR, POHNPEI – May 01, 2024. Chairwoman of the Congressional Committee on Health and Social …2024/05/012024-05-01 00:38:37
Eight Vying for the 2 Vacant Seats in the CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 23, 2024 – The Special Election for the Congress of the Federated States …2024/02/212024-02-21 04:18:43
Congress Mourns the Passing of Congressman HarperPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 12, 2024– With heartfelt condolences to the family, the Office of the …2024/01/212024-01-21 04:24:30
Kosrae Congressman Welly Dies in Home StatePALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 6, 2024 – It is with great sadness that the Office of the …2024/01/062024-01-06 00:18:15
COP 28 in Dubai: A Transformative Conference Highlighting Parliamentarians’ Commitment to Climate ActionDubai, December 14, 2023 – This year’s COP, dubbed the year of the “global stocktake,” tasked countries …2023/12/142023-12-14 22:49:38
FSM Congress Delegation Advocates for People of Small Island Nations at Meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the Sidelines of COPDubai, December 6, 2023 – The Congressional delegation to the COP – consisting of Senator …2023/12/062023-12-06 03:28:19
PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-222023/10/062023-10-06 03:37:24
PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-232023/10/052023-10-05 23:00:27
PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-29PUBLIC_LAW_NO__23-292023/10/052023-10-05 01:13:53
PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-28PUBLIC_LAW_NO__23-292023/10/042023-10-04 04:47:10
Congress Adopts Credential Report, Nimea to be SeatedPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  September 28, 2023.The Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia today adopted …2023/09/282023-09-28 00:34:24
Congressional Measures Readjust National Tax StructuresPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 20, 2023.To cushion the Nation against the economic impacts of the new …2023/09/202023-09-20 00:48:38
Congressional Act Re-establish National Share of Compact FundingPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 20, 2023– After nine years of allocating its share of amended Compact …2023/09/202023-09-20 00:00:52
Congress Confirm Nominations for Foreign Affairs, Finance, Resources and DevelopmentPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 19, 2023 – Today, the Twenty Second Congress of the Federated States of …2023/09/192023-09-19 03:41:02
Congresswomen Konman and Abello-Alfonso join Women Leaders Meeting in FijiSUVA, FIJI. September 01, 2023– The Nation’s first two Congress women led the delegation from …2023/09/012023-09-01 03:46:22
PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-19FIFTH REGULAR SESSION, SEPTEMBER 2016C.R. NO. 19-265 A RESOLUTION   Approving and accepting a grant …2023/08/032023-08-03 02:23:44
PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-18TWENTY-THIRD CONGRESS OF THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA FIFTH REGULAR SESSION, SEPTEMBER 2016 C.R. NO. …2023/08/022023-08-02 23:06:46
Executive Presents Priorities to Committee to WaitPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 13, 2023 (CFSM- Pohnpei Delegation Office)– The First Special Session of the 23rd Congress …2023/07/132023-07-13 03:50:35
Senator Figir Responds to Governor Chieng’s Concerns on COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Entry into the Federated States of MicronesiaCOLONIA, YAP. JUNE 5, 2023(CFSM – Yap Delegation Office) – Senator Isaac V. Figir has …2023/06/052023-06-05 05:19:23
Senator Figir Responds to Governor Chieng’s Concerns on COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Entry into the Federated States of MicronesiaCOLONIA, YAP. JUNE 5, 2023(CFSM – Yap Delegation Office) – Senator Isaac V. Figir has …2023/06/052023-06-05 05:12:31
23rd Congress Concludes First Regular SessionPALIKIR, Pohnpei. June 5, 2023 (CFSM- Pohnpei Delegation Office)– The First Regular Session of the …2023/06/052023-06-05 01:31:22
New Congress Leadership: Speaker Moses, Vice Speaker Romolow and Floor Leader LawrencePALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 23, 2023– The new Twenty-Third Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2023/05/232023-05-23 01:25:52
Congress Approves Funding for FSMTCC- Open Access Entity (OAE) and the 2023 Special ElectionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 10, 2023 (CFSM- Pohnpei Delegation Office)– The 22nd Congress of the Federated States …2023/05/102023-05-10 05:25:03
Tax ID and Electronic Notice System Top Congressional Measures of Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 14, 2023 – The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2023/04/142023-04-14 01:36:49
Congress Approves Grants for East Micronesia Cable ProjectPALIKIR, Pohnpei. April 12, 2023 (CFSM-Pohnpei Delegation Office)– The Seventh Special Session of the Twenty Second …2023/04/122023-04-12 05:28:59
Congress Reaffirms One-China Policy Through Adoption of ResolutionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 04, 2023 – The Twenty Second Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2023/04/042023-04-04 05:32:20
National Election Changes 2 in Pohnpei and Maintains All State RepresentativesPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 9, 2023– Unofficial results of the National Elections on March 08, 2023, …2023/03/092023-03-09 05:38:13
Twenty-Nine Vying for the 14 Seats in the Next FSM CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 6, 2023– The General Election for the Federated States of Micronesia is …2023/03/062023-03-06 05:40:33
Congress Passes Supplemental BudgetPALIKIR, POHNPEI, January 27, 2023. The Sixth Regular Session of the 22nd Congress adjourned sine-die on January …2023/01/272023-01-27 05:43:18
World Bank to Fund FSM Skills and Employability Enhancing ProjectPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 25, 2023 (CFSM- Pohnpei Delegation Office)– The 6th and final Regular Session of …2023/01/252023-01-25 05:46:41
Committee to Wait Meets with President PanueloPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 12, 2023 – The Final Regular Session of the Twenty Second Congress convened …2023/01/122023-01-12 05:49:39
Speaker Calls for Final Regular Session of 22nd CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 09, 2023– Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the Sixth and …2023/01/092023-01-09 05:51:50
Committee to Wait on President discusses Repatriation Break for HolidaysPOHNPEI, PALIKIR. The Third Special Session of the 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2022/12/132022-12-13 02:52:41
President Panuelo Invited to Address Nation at January SessionPalikir, POHNPEI. December 08, 2022 (Pohnpei Delegation Office) – The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of …2022/12/082022-12-08 05:56:31
Committee to Wait discusses Supplemental Budget with PresidentPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 28 ,2022 – The Committee to Wait met with President David W. Panuelo on November …2022/11/282022-11-28 05:58:20
Congress Returns to Chamber for SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 21, 2022– After almost three years of virtual meetings and sessions, Speaker …2022/11/212022-11-21 06:01:29
Vice Speaker Moses welcomes U.S. Embassy’s Chargee de affairesPALIKIR, POHNPEI – November 1st , 2022.  On Monday morning, Vice Speaker Esmond B. Moses welcomed to the …2022/11/012022-11-01 06:03:32
Congress confirms Lippwe as FSM’s Ambassador to the United NationsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 28, 2022 (CFSM- Pohnpei Delegation Office) – The recently adjourned 5th Regular Session of …2022/09/282022-09-28 06:16:45
22nd Congress passes FY2023 Budget and Social Security ActPALIKIR, POHNPEI – September 27, 2022.  The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2022/09/272022-09-27 06:19:14
Neth Sworn-in as Kosrae’s At-Large Member in the CongressTOFOL, KOSRAE. SEPTEMBER 16, 2022– Senator Rolinson B. Neth has been sworn in as the …2022/09/162022-09-16 06:21:14
Palik Sworn-in as Nation’s Ninth Vice PresidentTOFOL, KOSRAE. SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 – Senator Aren B. Palik has been sworn in as the …2022/09/132022-09-13 06:24:05
Committee discusses FY2023 Budget with President among other issuessPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 5, 2022.  The Fifth Regular Session of the 22nd Congress of the …2022/09/052022-09-05 06:27:19
Speaker Simina calls for the 5th Regular Session a Week EarlyPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 26, 2022– Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the Fifth Regular …2022/08/262022-08-26 06:30:19
Congress Mourns the Passing of Vice President GeorgePALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 15, 2022.  It is with great sadness that the Congress learned of …2022/08/152022-08-15 06:32:28
Congress Appropriates 1million Towards COVID-19 Response EffortsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 1, 2022– The Congress adjourned its Fifth Special Session on July 18, …2022/08/012022-08-01 02:11:55
Special Session Called Prior to Border OpeningPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 15, 2022– Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the 5th Special Session …2022/07/152022-07-15 02:13:45
4th Regular Session extends Emergency Declaration to AugustPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 27, 2022 – The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia virtually …2022/05/272022-05-27 02:18:49
Congress establishes FSM Healthy Border Protection Act of 2022PALIKIR, POHNPEI The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned Sine Die this Fourth …2022/05/272022-05-27 02:16:27
CJ Nominee and COVID-19 Update, Tops President’s Agenda for CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 9, 2022– The Fourth Regular Session of the 22nd Congress virtually convened on …2022/05/092022-05-09 02:21:20
Congress Session Remains VirtualPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 29, 2022– In light of recent developments with the states’ repatriated flights, …2022/04/292022-04-29 02:23:41
Session Adjourns with amended Law Allowing Virtual Sessions of ConventionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. (March 31, 2022)– The 4th Special Session of the 22nd Congress of the …2022/03/312022-03-31 02:25:29
22nd Congress called on to address the 4th FSM ConConPOHNPEI, PALIKIR.The Fourth Special Session of the 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2022/03/212022-03-21 02:28:38
President Panuelo calls for 4th Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 16, 2022– President David W. Panuelo, in accordance with Article IX Section 16 …2022/03/162022-03-16 02:31:13
Congress Passes a $4,390,502 Supplemental BudgetWENO, CHUUK. February 1, 2022– The Third Regular Session of the 22nd Congress adjourned sine-die today …2022/02/012022-02-01 02:38:23
22nd Congress extends Emergency Declaration to MayPALIKIR, POHNPEI. The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its Third Regular Session …2022/02/012022-02-01 02:36:33
22nd Congress passes Supplemental Budget among othersPALIKIR, POHNPEI The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned Sine Die this Third …2022/02/012022-02-01 02:33:26
New Japan Ambassador visits Vice Speaker MosesPALIKIR, POHNPEI. On January 24, 2022, H.E. Hisashi Michigami, the new Ambassador of the Government of Japan to …2022/01/242022-01-24 02:41:07
Committee to Wait on President discusses Covid19 Change to Quarantine ProcedurePOHNPEI, PALIKIR. The Third Regular Session of the 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2022/01/132022-01-13 02:43:29
Third Regular Session to convene and review expiring Declaration of EmergencyPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 5, 2022– Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the Third Regular Session …2022/01/052022-01-05 02:46:59
3rd Special Session adjourns with Acts & Resolutions for 2021PALIKIR, POHNPEI. The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its 3rd Special Session on …2021/12/172021-12-17 02:49:21
Dr. Konman Seated as First Woman in the FSM CongressWENO, CHUUK. December 13, 2021. – Dr. Perpetua Sappa Konman made history today as the …2021/12/132021-12-13 02:54:56
3rd Special Sesson to convene this DecemberWENO, CHUUK. December 6, 2021– Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the Third Special Session …2021/12/062021-12-06 02:57:21
Grants and Nominations Tops the Adopted Resolutions for the 2nd Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 24, 2021, (CFSM-Pohnpei Delegation)- The Twenty-Second Congress of the Federated States of …2021/11/242021-11-24 02:59:11
Congress passes Act to extend Maternity Leave for FSM EmployeesPALIKIR, POHNPEI – November 22, 2021.  The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2021/11/222021-11-22 03:01:09
Committee to Wait on President discusses Pending Nominations & Legislations among othersPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 18, 2021.  The Second Special Session of the 22nd Congress of the Federated …2021/11/182021-11-18 03:28:15
Committee to Wait on President discusses Pending Nominations & Legislations among othersPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 18, 2021.  The Second Special Session of the 22nd Congress of the Federated …2021/11/182021-11-18 03:04:42
Congress Convenes Special Session for Nominations and Pending MattersWENO, CHUUK. November 12, 2021– Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the Second Special …2021/11/122021-11-12 03:07:31
Congress Adjourns Session with the Passage of the FY2022 BudgetPALIKIR, POHNPEI – October 14, 2021.  The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2021/10/142021-10-14 03:33:09
Special National Election Set for November 12PALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 9, 2021– The Special National Election is set for November 12, 2021 to …2021/10/092021-10-09 03:29:53
Congress Adopts Twelve Resolutions During Its 2nd Regular SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 08, 2021 (CFSM – Pohnpei Delegation) – The 22nd Congress of the Federated States …2021/10/082021-10-08 03:35:57
Congress is in recess to mourn the passing of Chairman KonmanWENO, CHUUK. September 16, 2021– The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has gone …2021/09/162021-09-16 03:39:15
Committee to Wait meets President to discuss FY2022 BudgetPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 15, 2021.  The Second Regular Session of the 22nd Congress of the …2021/09/152021-09-15 03:41:55
Congress to convene for FY2022 Budget SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 10, 2021 – Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the 2nd Regular Session …2021/09/102021-09-10 03:45:33
22nd Congress passes Supplemental Budget for 1st Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 4, 2021– The 10-day First Special Session of the 22nd Congress adjourned …2021/08/042021-08-04 03:49:48
Congress Adopts Resolution extending President’s Public Health DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 2, 2021 – The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned …2021/08/022021-08-02 03:52:10
Governor Narruhn Pays Courtesy Visit to Speaker Simina and DelegationCHUUK, WENO. July 27, 2021– Speaker Wesley W. Simina received the Chuuk State Governor Alexander …2021/07/272021-07-27 03:47:35
President Panuelo Details Agenda of His Call with CommitteePALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 20, 2021 – The Committee to Wait on the President met with President …2021/07/202021-07-20 03:54:11
22nd Congress convenes for Virtual 1st Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 16, 2021. On July 7, 2021, in a letter to Speaker Wesley …2021/07/062021-07-06 03:58:48
Vice Speaker Moses Meets Australian Ambassador CowleyPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  On June 25, 2021, Vice Speaker Esmond B. Moses welcomed to the Congress, …2021/06/252021-06-25 04:01:25
Outcomes of the 1st Regular Session of the 22nd CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. June 9, 2021– The 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned …2021/06/092021-06-09 04:03:10
22nd Congress Passes Supplemental Act among OthersPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 28, 2021– The new 22nd Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2021/05/282021-05-28 04:05:04
ICT Equipment Further Advances Congress’ Online CapacityPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 24, 2021– Vice Speaker Esmond B. Moses hosted a handover ceremony at …2021/05/242021-05-24 04:08:35
New Congress Opens Virtually and Maintains Continuity of its LeadershipPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 11, 2021– In a world of increasing ‘first,’ the Congress of the …2021/05/112021-05-11 04:12:29
Opening Ceremony and Session of the New 22nd FSM Congress to be Held Virtually “Across All Micronesia”May 7, 2021. Colonia, Yap.The Yap Congressional Delegation Office is pleased to announce that the …2021/05/072021-05-07 04:15:17
Committee to Wait on President discusses Covid19 updates and PIF membershipPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 6, 2021.  The 11th Special Session of the 21st Congress of the Federated …2021/05/062021-05-06 04:19:34
FSM Congressional Committee On Ways And Means To Conduct Public Oversight Hearing On Various Pandemic Economic Assistances COLONIA, YAP. April 21, 2021.The Chairman of the Congressional Standing Committee on Ways and Means, Senator Isaac V. Figir, …2021/04/232021-04-23 04:23:46
7th Special Session to Wrap up Matters Pending in Current BodyPALIK, POHNPEI. March 31, 2021. Speaker Wesley W. Simina calls for the 7th Special Session of …2021/03/312021-03-31 05:35:03
Congress further extends President’s Public Health Emergency Declaration to MayPALIKIR, POHNPEI. On March 31, 2021, Congress adopted congressional resolution CR21-252. The resolutiion extends the declaration by an …2021/03/312021-03-31 04:59:29
Congress Sets Early Effective Date for Salary Increases for National Employees and Increases Salaries for Justices of the FSM Supreme CourtPALIKIR, POHNPEI. On March 29, 2021, the 21st Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia enacted Congressional …2021/03/292021-03-29 05:02:05
Congress Amends Tax Law to Permit Added Gross Revenue Tax Deductions For Businesses Contributing Towards Employees Health InsurancePALIKIR, POHNPEI. On March 26, 2021, the FSM Congress passed Congressional Bill CB21-336. If it becomes law, …2021/03/262021-03-26 04:37:13
Incumbents Maintain Seats in Upcoming 22nd CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 17, 2021 –  The people of the Federated States of Micronesia have …2021/03/172021-03-17 05:04:54
10th Special Session to review Presidential Emergency DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 12, 2021 – Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the 10th Special …2021/03/122021-03-12 05:06:41
Congress extends President’s Emergency Health Declaration and expresses CondolencesPALIKIR, POHNPEI. February 18, 2021. The 21st Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its 6th …2021/02/182021-02-18 05:17:53
Congress passes pay raise for FSM employees along other ActsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. February 5, 2021. The 21st Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its virtual …2021/02/052021-02-05 05:31:46
Government Passes Salary Increase Act for National Government EmployeesPALIKIR, POHNPEI. February 1, 2021– After 24 years of salary freeze for the employees of …2021/02/012021-02-01 05:34:08
Committee to Wait on President discusses issues surrounding COVID19PALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 12, 2021.  The Sixth Regular Session of the 21st Congress of the …2021/01/122021-01-12 05:36:18
Congress convenes for a virtual 6th Regular SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI, January 7, 2021. Speaker Wesley W. Simina calls for the 6th Regular Session of …2021/01/072021-01-07 05:42:36
Congress Extends President’s Public Health Emergency DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 27, 2020 – The 21st Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2020/11/272020-11-27 05:59:58
9th Special Session reviews amended Emergency DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 18, 2020 – The Ninth Special Session of the 21st Congress of the Federated …2020/11/162020-11-16 06:01:52
Special Session Enable Grants and Social Programs for NationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 2, 2020 – The four-day virtual Special Session of the 21st Congress adjourned, as …2020/11/022020-11-02 21:43:24
Congress Convenes for the Virtual 8th Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 21, 2020 –   Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the 21st Congress …2020/10/212020-10-21 21:58:49
Budget Session Adjourns with Congressional Acts and ResolutionsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 9, 2020 – The 21st Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2020/10/092020-10-09 22:02:18
Congress Resolutions Amend Emergency Declaration and address other issuesPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 01, 2020 – Along with the Congressional Acts passed by the Congress were …2020/10/012020-10-01 22:04:28
National Budget Passed After Months of Virtual DeliberationsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 28, 2020 – At the end of Week-Two of its 5th Regular Session, the …2020/09/282020-09-28 22:11:57
Congress Assist Relief Efforts in the U.S. West CoastPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 18, 2020 – A supplemental budget, funding for fire relief efforts in the …2020/09/182020-09-18 22:18:41
Committee to Wait meets with President Panuelo on FY2021 BudgetPalikir Pohnpei. September 14, 2020.  The Fifth Regular Session of the 21st Congress of the Federated States …2020/09/142020-09-14 22:24:23
Congress convenes for the 5th Virtual Regular SessionPalikir, Pohnpei. September 10, 2020.  Speaker Wesley W. Simina calls for the 5th Regular Congressional Session to …2020/09/102020-09-10 22:27:17
Congress to Convene its Virtual Seventh Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 7, 2020 – Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the 7th Special …2020/08/072020-08-07 22:29:35
Session tackles Nominations, Grants and Amendment to the Emergency DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 24, 2020 – With 3 nominations approved during this 6th Special Session, Congress congratulates …2020/07/242020-07-24 22:34:51
Measures of the Sixth Special Session for the 21st CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 24, 2020– The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned sine-die …2020/07/242020-07-24 22:32:28
Congress convenes its Sixth Special Session onlinePALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 02, 2020 – The 21st Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened on …2020/07/022020-07-02 22:37:03
Congress Adjourns Online Budget SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. June 10, 2020 – After twice extending the Fourth Regular Session of the 21st Congress …2020/06/102020-06-10 22:40:54
Coronavirus Top Session Issues of Week ThreePALIKIR, POHNPEI. June 03, 2020 – Issues surrounding coronavirus tops matters addressed during Week Three of …2020/06/032020-06-03 22:43:01
Week Two Welcomes President’s AddressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 26, 2020 – Week Two of the Fourth Regular Session, the 21st Congress adopted …2020/05/262020-05-26 22:45:07
Congress Convenes Budget Session 2021 OnlinePALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 14, 2020– The Fourth Regular Session of the 21st Congress convened May 11, …2020/05/142020-05-14 22:47:38
Congress Adjourns the 10-day Historic Online SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 24, 2020 – The historic online Fifth Special Session of the 21st Congress adjourned …2020/04/242020-04-24 22:50:10
Congress secures Mitigation Funds and amends DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 20, 2020– The historic online Fifth Special Session of the 21st Congress was …2020/04/202020-04-20 22:53:23
Congress Adopts Resolutions for Ongoing Health ProgramsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 14, 2020 – Day 2 of its first-ever online session, the Congress of …2020/04/142020-04-14 22:55:29
Congress to Hold First-ever Online Session in Response to the Amended Health DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 6, 2020 – Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the first-ever remote, …2020/04/062020-04-06 22:56:51
Nominations, State Projects Among Adopted Measures of Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 26, 2020 – The 4th Special Session of the 21st Congress, having adopted measures to …2020/03/262020-03-26 22:59:58
Congress adopts measures to address Corona VirusPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 13, 2020 – The Fourth Special Session of the 21st Congress of the Federated …2020/03/132020-03-13 23:03:20
Special Session Called to Review Amended DeclarationPALIKAR, POHNPEI, February 27, 2020 – Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the Fourth Special …2020/02/272020-02-27 23:07:41
Congress Session Adjourns with Invitation for President to Address the NationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. February 17, 2020–  The Third Regular Session of the 21st Congress of the Federated …2020/02/172020-02-17 23:10:09
Congressional Resolution CR 21-117 Amends Coranavirus DeclarationPALIKIR, POHNPEI – February 14, 2020.  The 21st Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has …2020/02/142020-02-14 23:16:46
Congress Pass Supplemental Budget and Assistance to Fight CoronaVirusPALIKIR, POHNPEI. February 7, 2020– Week two of its Third Regular Session, the 21st Congress of …2020/02/072020-02-07 23:13:18
Speaker Welcomes New U.S. Ambassador CantorPALIKIR, POHNPEI – February 3, 2020.  On Monday afternoon, Speaker Wesley W. Simina welcomed to the …2020/02/032020-02-03 23:15:23
Congress Enacts Ban on Importation of One-Time-Use ItemsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 31, 2020– At the end of the first week of its Third …2020/01/312020-01-31 23:23:10
Committee to Wait meets with President PanueloPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 31, 2020– The Third Regular Session of the 21st Congress convened on Monday …2020/01/312020-01-31 23:19:17
A Christmas Message 2020Christmas Message 2020 Wesley W. Simina Speaker of the 21st Congress of the Federated States of …2020/01/312020-01-31 15:54:10
Speaker Delays Session to Accomodate Constitutional ConventionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 10, 2020.  Speaker Wesley W. Simina has delayed the convening of the …2020/01/102020-01-10 11:30:22
3rd Special Session to be held in the State of ChuukWeno, Chuuk, November 20, 2019 – Through the consensus of the majority of members of Congress …2019/11/202019-11-20 23:30:56
Speaker Simina Leads FSM Congressional Delegation to the 141st Inter- Parliamentary Union AssemblyBelgrade, Serbia. October 19, 2019. –A delegation from the Congress of the Federated States of …2019/10/192019-10-19 23:47:58
FSM Congress Calls for Respect of International Law During the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary UnionBelgrade, Serbia. October 18, 2019. – Speaker Wesley W. Simina and Senator Robson U. Romolow of …2019/10/182019-10-18 23:50:37
Speaker Wesley W. Simina, FSM Congressional Delegation Meet with Speaker Gojkovic of SerbiaBelgrade, Serbia. October 12, 2109. – The Congressional delegation from the Federated States of Micronesia …2019/10/122019-10-12 23:53:47
Congress approves national budget and certain nominationsPALIKIR, POHNPEI – September 27, 2019.  Following weeks of intense and detailed hearings with the …2019/09/272019-09-27 23:55:45
Speaker Simina Calls for Early Budget SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI – September 14, 2019. The Second Regular Session of the 21st Congress is underway …2019/09/142019-09-14 23:58:36
Congress addresses certain gray areas in the FSM CodePALIKIR, POHNPEI – September 6, 2019. The Twenty First Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2019/09/062019-09-06 00:00:25
Process Launched For FSM’s Fourth Constitutional ConventionPALIKIR, POHNPEI – August 23, 2019.  The Second Special Session of the 21st Congress had transmitted Congressional …2019/08/232019-08-23 00:02:51
Speaker Simina Calls for More Awareness and Congressional Engagement in implementation of SDGsUlaanbaatar, Mongolia. May 29, 2019. Speaker Wesley W. Simina led a delegation from the FSM Congress …2019/05/292019-05-29 00:04:32
Simina, Moses and Harper maintain Congress Leadership; Panuelo and George move to ExecutivePALIKIR, POHNPEI – May 17, 2019.  The First Regular Session of the new Twenty-First Congress of the …2019/05/172019-05-17 00:06:36
Congress to Convene New 21st BodyPALIKIR, POHNPEI – May 9,2019.  The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will convene on …2019/05/092019-05-09 00:08:31
Speaker Simina calls for 8th Special SessionBased on the poll which was conducted in accordance to Rule 1, Section 2 of …2019/05/062019-05-06 00:10:03
FSM Congress Highlights Education and other National Concerns at 140th IPU AssemblyDoha, Qatar. April 09, 2019 — A delegation from the Congress of the Federated States of …2019/04/092019-04-09 00:13:04
Resolutions of the Seventh Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 26, 2019. The Seventh Special Session of the Twentieth Congress of the …2019/03/262019-03-26 00:18:44
Emergency Declaration of Wutip Prompts Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 18 2019– In response to the President’s Declaration of National Emergency, Speaker …2019/03/182019-03-18 00:17:14
Vice Speaker Moses welcomes Cuban Ambassador LagoPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 01, 2019– On February 25, 2019, Vice Speaker Esmond B. Moses welcomed …2019/03/012019-03-01 00:20:42
U.S. Treasury/PACOM visits FSM CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. February 15, 2019 – On February 13, 2019, Chairman David W. Panuelo met with …2019/02/152019-02-15 00:24:47
Speaker Simina Meets Quatr’s H.H. Amir AI Thani and H.E. Speaker Al MahmoudDOHA, QATAR. February 14, 2019. FSM Speaker Wesley W. Simina led a congressional delegation on an official …2019/02/142019-02-14 00:22:41
20 Resolutions Passed including Nominations to the FSM Board of Trustees-FSM Trust FundPALIKIR, POHNPEI. February 1, 2019. The 6th Regular Session adjourned Sine Die on January 24, 2019. …2019/02/012019-02-01 00:26:42
Congress Amends Law to Assist Major CorporationsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 24, 2019– During its recent Sixth Regular Session, the 20th Congress of the …2019/01/242019-01-24 00:28:39
UNDP Supports Congress as it Reviews its Rules of ProceduresPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January, 2019– The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia held a three-day …2019/01/072019-01-07 00:30:31
Congress Session Delayed to January 14PALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 4, 2019 – Speaker Wesley W. Simina has, through the consensus of a …2019/01/042019-01-04 00:34:21
Speaker Simina Calls for 5-days Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 9, 2018– Speaker Wesley W. Simina has called for the Sixth Special …2018/11/092018-11-09 00:38:00
Petitions Filed for National Elections 2019PALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 9, 2018– The Office of the Speaker has received from the National …2018/11/092018-11-09 00:35:54
FSM Congress Calls for Parliamentary Leadership for Development in Age of Innovation and Technological ChangeGeneva, Switzerland. On October 17, 2018, during the 139th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva, Switzerland, FSM Senator …2018/10/172018-10-17 00:40:10
FSM Congress and Other SIDS Parliamentarians Call for Urgent Climate Change Action at 139th IPU AssemblyGeneva, Switzerland.During the 139th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Geneva, the delegation from the Congress of the Federated …2018/10/142018-10-14 00:43:28
Speaker Simina Continues Leadership Role of the Asia-Pacific Geopolitical Group at the 139th Inter-Parliamentary UnionGeneva, Switzerland. On October 14, 2018, at the 139th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, Switzerland, Wesley …2018/10/142018-10-14 00:41:53
Congress Passed $64 Million – National budget; $70million – Trust FundPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 5, 2018– The Fifth Regular Session of the 20th Congress of the Federated …2018/10/052018-10-05 00:51:56
Session adopts Health and Education grantsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 5, 2018– The recent session of the 20th Congress of the Federated States …2018/10/052018-10-05 00:49:31
Congress passes $64,819,927 for FY-19 National Government BudgetPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 28, 2018 – The Congress has, through Congressional Act (CA) 20-130, passed $ 64,819,927 as …2018/09/282018-09-28 00:53:44
20th Congress to Convene its 5th Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI – July 31, 2018.  The Fifth Special Session of the 20th Congress of the Federated …2018/07/312018-07-31 01:46:45
Congress Confirms Justice Hermes and Establishes Seabed AuthorityPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 27, 2018– The recent Fourth Special Session of the 20th Congress of the …2018/07/272018-07-27 01:48:46
Congress begins discussions on upcoming national budgetPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 21, 2018 – The Fourth Regular Session of the Twentieth Congress of the …2018/05/212018-05-21 01:50:41
Speaker Simina meets with Leadership of China ParliamentFSM EMBASSY, BEIJING – April 27, 2018.   Speaker Wesley W. Simina was in China recently where …2018/04/272018-04-27 02:34:22
Speaker Simina sends greetings to the Knesset on the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of IsraelApril 19, 2018 marked the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel’s Declaration of Independence in …2018/04/192018-04-19 02:36:46
Congress Confirms Enlet to Consul GeneralPALIKIR, POHNPEI – After a 3-week respite from its established opening day in January, the Third …2018/03/292018-03-29 02:42:43
Senator Isaac V. Figir Addresses the World’s Parliamentarians at the 138th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly in Geneva, SwitzerlandOn March 27, 2018, Senator Isaac V. Figir of the 20th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2018/03/272018-03-27 02:39:17
FSM Congress Leads Geopolitical Group at 138th Inter-Parliamentary Union AssemblyGeneva, Switzerland. On March 24, 2018, at the 138th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, Switzerland, …2018/03/242018-03-24 02:40:45
FSM Senator Figir Meets with Ambassador Apis and ETG Chairman DengColonia, Yap. January 25, 2018. On January 22, 2018, FSM Ambassador to China, H.E. Carlson D. …2018/01/252018-01-25 02:54:36
FSM Senator Urusemal Hosts US Congressman Suozzi During his Holiday Visit to Yap, FSMColonia, Yap. January 25, 2018. FSM Senator Joseph J. Urusemal joined the Yap State Leadership in …2018/01/252018-01-25 02:51:52
Panuelo welcomes Epperson of USAID to CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI – January 23, 2018.   Chairman David W. Panuelo, on behalf of Speaker Wesley W. …2018/01/232018-01-23 02:45:26
Vice Speaker Moses heads Delegation to APPF meeting in HanoiHANOI, VIETNAM – Vice Speaker Esmond B. Moses headed a delegation from the Congress of the …2018/01/182018-01-18 02:48:47
Congress Delays January Session for Committee WorksPALIKIR, POHNPEI – January 09, 2018.  Speaker Wesley W. Simina has delayed the January Session or …2018/01/092018-01-09 02:57:06
Congress Approves Secretary of New Department, Funds New Consulate OfficePALIKIR, POHNPEI – November 15, 2017.  The recently adjourned session of the 20th Congress of the Federated …2017/11/152017-11-15 02:59:09
Congress to Convene Special Session Called by the PresidentPALIKIR, POHNPEI – October 27, 2017. In accordance with Presidential authorities under the Constitution of …2017/10/272017-10-27 03:00:41
Speaker Simina Addresses World’s Parliamentarians in RussiaSt. Petersburg, Russia. On October 16, 2017, Wesley W. Simina, Speaker of the Congress of the …2017/10/162017-10-16 03:02:19
Chairman Panuelo welcomes Rear Admiral Chatfield to CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. On October 09, 2017, Senator David W. Panuelo received, on behalf of Speaker Wesley W. …2017/10/092017-10-09 03:03:39
Session Outcome Includes National Budget and Financial AssistancesPALIKIR, POHNPEI – October 8, 2017.  The 20th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2017/10/082017-10-08 03:06:59
Resolutions adopted during the 2nd Regular Session of CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI – October 6, 2017. The Second Regular Session of the Twentieth Congress adjourned …2017/10/062017-10-06 03:05:37
Speaker Simina Meets Sector Commander Chase of US Coast GuardPALIKIR, POHNPEI. On September 27, 2017, a delegation from the U.S. Embassy led by Ambassador …2017/09/272017-09-27 03:10:33
Congress convenes for 2nd Regular Session of 20th BodyPALIKIR, POHNPEI – September 14, 2017.  On Thursday morning September 14, 2017, the 20th Congress of the …2017/09/142017-09-14 03:22:17
Speaker Simina welcomes Kosovo Ambassador MalazoguPALIKIR, POHNPEI – September 13, 2017.   On Wednesday afternoon, Speaker Wesley W. Simina welcomed to the …2017/09/132017-09-13 03:25:16
Speaker Simina welcomes Ambassador Lyons of New ZealandPALIKIR, POHNPEI – September 13, 2017.   On Wednesday afternoon, Speaker Wesley W. Simina also welcomed to …2017/09/132017-09-13 03:23:50
Vice Chairman Wang Jiarui of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference visits CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI– September 1-2, 2017 marked a historic visit by H.E. Wang Jiarui, Vice Chairman of the …2017/09/012017-09-01 03:29:16
Vice Minister Zheng Zeguang of China visits FSM CongressPalikir, Pohnpei– On August 16, 2017, Congressman David W. Panuelo, Chairman of the Standing Committee …2017/08/162017-08-16 03:33:58
New Corporations Law and Overrides Among Acts of Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI – August 8, 2017. The 20th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia convened its …2017/08/082017-08-08 03:38:14
Vice Speaker Moses welcomes Utwe Congregation to CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI – On July 26, 2017, Vice Speaker Esmond B. Moses welcomed eighty members of …2017/07/262017-07-26 03:35:53
New Congress Passed Major Issues During First Regular SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI – June 09, 2017.  The Twentieth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2017/06/092017-06-09 03:52:34
Resolutions from the First Regular Session of the 20th CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI – June 09, 2017.  The Twentieth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia had …2017/06/092017-06-09 03:40:30
Simina Maintains Speaker Seat for New CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI – May 12, 2017.  The First Regular Session of the new Twentieth Congress of the …2017/05/122017-05-12 03:54:48
Congress to Convene New 20th BodyPALIKIR, POHNPEI – May 10, 2017.  The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will convene …2017/05/102017-05-10 03:58:22
Marine Security Acts Top Final Session of 19th CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI – April 14, 2017. The Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned its …2017/04/142017-04-14 04:01:39
Resolutions of the 8th Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI – April 14, 2017. Along with the 25 Acts, the Congress also adopted …2017/04/142017-04-14 04:00:14
Kosrae Hosts 10th State and National Leadership ConferenceTofol, Kosrae – March 18 – 20.  Speaker Wesley W. Simina headed a delegation from the …2017/03/182017-03-18 04:03:55
National Elections Unseat Two and Defeats Proposed AmendmentPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 13, 2017 – The Office of National Election on Friday released the unofficial …2017/03/132017-03-13 04:07:22
Congress Delays January Regular SessioinPALIKIR, POHNPEI. January 06, 2017 – The Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2017/01/062017-01-06 04:10:49
Congress Confirms Susaia for Ambassador and Hainrick for AuditorPALIKIR, POHNPEI. December 21. 2016 – Congress has during its recent Special Session confirmed Susaia as …2016/12/212016-12-21 04:12:44
FSM Hosts 47th Pacific Islands ForumFSM hosts 47th Pacific Islands Forum                   …2016/12/122016-12-12 04:15:11
Special Session Confirms Associate Justice and Ratifies Climate Agreement, among othersPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 4. 2016 – The Fifth Special Session has adjourned sine-die on Wednesday …2016/08/042016-08-04 04:28:33
Resolutions from the 5th Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 4. 2016 – The Fifth Special Session has adjourned sine-die on Wednesday …2016/08/042016-08-04 04:26:12
Japan Ambassador Horie Visits Speaker SiminaPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 28, 2016 – Ambassador Ryoichi Horie, the new representative of the Government of Japan …2016/07/282016-07-28 04:30:16
Fifth Special Session to Tackle Nominations and Pending National IssuesPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 27, 2016 – The Fifth Special Session of the 19th Congress of the Federated States …2016/07/272016-07-27 04:32:19
The Fifth(5th) Special Congressional SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  The 5th Special Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the Federated States of …2016/07/252016-07-25 04:33:56
Fourth Regular Session Fourth Regular Session TWC-16-04aPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 6, 2016 – The Fourth Regular Session of the Nineteenth Congress of …2016/05/062016-05-06 04:39:00
Kwajelein Seniors visit FSM Congress2016/04/262016-04-26 04:45:46
Kolonia Elementary Students visit Congress2016/04/262016-04-26 04:43:32
Yap Upward Bound Students visit Congress Yap Upward Bound Students visit Congress TWC-16-04bPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 26, 2016 – During the Yap Upward Bound 2016 College Visit in Pohnpei, …2016/04/262016-04-26 04:40:50
Session underway for 2017 national budget and pending issues Session underway for 2017 national budget and pending issues WC-16-05PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 18, 2016 – The Fourth Regular Session of the Congress of the Federated …2016/03/182016-03-18 04:35:39
Congress Session Address National Budget and Infrastructure Needs of StatesPALIKIR, POHNPEI – Congress tackled the National Government’s budget for fiscal year 2015 and approved …2014/11/052014-11-05 00:52:17
Thirty Four candidates vie for the 14 seats in CongressThirty Four candidates vie for the 14 seats in Congress PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  November 5, 2014 …2014/11/052014-11-05 00:50:15
Speaker Halbert postpones Fifth Regular Session to 15 SeptemberPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 11, 2014 – Speaker Dohsis Halbert has postponed the opening of the …2014/09/112014-09-11 00:41:56
Ways and Means Committee meets in PalikirPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 8, 2014 – The Committee on Ways and Means is in Palikir this …2014/08/082014-08-08 04:47:33
Committee to Wait Invited President Mori to Meet with the Entire Congressional BodyPALIKIR, POHNPEI. Prior to the commencement of Day two of the 4th Special Session of the …2014/07/082014-07-08 04:52:47
18th FSM Congress Convenes for Fourth Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  On Monday, July 7, 2014, Speaker Halbert called the Fourth Special Session of the …2014/07/072014-07-07 04:54:18
Fourth Regular Session pass measures to assist struggling statesPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  June 4, 2014  – In its continuing efforts to assist the states who are …2014/06/042014-06-04 04:49:21
Major issues of Fourth Regular Session of 18CFSMPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  June 4, 2014 – Congress adjourned its Fourth Regular Session with measures that …2014/06/042014-06-04 00:47:48
Congress convenes for budget session and pressing issuesPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 17, 2014 – The Fourth Regular Session of the 18th Congress of the …2014/05/172014-05-17 04:58:45
Congress Committees hold state hearings on sector fund transitionPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 7, 2014 – The Congressional Committee on Health and Social Affairs and the …2014/05/072014-05-07 04:59:28
Speaker Halbert meets with Mori of Japan National DietPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 6, 2014 – Speaker Dohsis Halbert met with and welcomed to the Congress …2014/05/062014-05-06 05:02:06
Speaker Halbert meets with Fiji President NailatikauPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 18 2014 – Speaker Dohsis Halbert met with the President of Fiji, …2014/04/182014-04-18 05:06:53
Speaker calls for 3rd Special SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  Speaker Dohsis Halbert has called for Third Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of …2014/03/242014-03-24 05:10:21
FSM Congress Appropriates $4.9 Million for Grassroot Level NeedsYap Congressional Delegation  Press Release YCD1401-01 Colonia, Yap. January 21, 2014 – On January 13, 2014, …2014/01/212014-01-21 05:08:26
Senators Held Open Discussion Meeting with Yapese on GuamYap Congressional Delegation  Press Release YCD1312-01 Colonia, Yap. December 18, 2013 – Last week, on …2013/12/182013-12-18 05:24:53
Special Session passes Climate Change Act, works on Telecom BillPALIKIR, POHNPEI. December 13, 2013 – The Second Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the …2013/12/132013-12-13 05:26:02
Congress continue deliberations on National Governments’ FY 2014 budgetPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 16, 2013 – The Second Regular Session of the Eighteenth Congress of Federated …2013/09/162013-09-16 05:39:53
Special Session extends tax clause and extends assistance nation-widePALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 28, 2013 – The First Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the …2013/07/282013-07-28 05:41:42
Speaker Halbert in Chuuk for National Law Debate 2013WENO, CHUUK. July 17, 2013 – Speaker Dohsis Halbert of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated …2013/07/172013-07-17 05:43:20
First Special Session of 18th Congress to address ‘sunset clause’PALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 8, 2013 – The First Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the …2013/07/082013-07-08 05:44:39
New Eighteenth Congress concludes First Regular SessionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. June 5, 2013 – The Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned …2013/06/052013-06-05 05:46:27
Congress Passes Supplemental Budget For Tax Reform and Other FY13 RequestsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 27, 2013. – On May 23, 2013, the 18th Congress of the …2013/05/232013-05-23 05:48:43
Halbert new speaker of FSMs’ Eighteenth CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 11, 2013 – The Opening Session of the new Eighteenth Congress of the …2013/05/112013-05-11 05:50:07
Congress delays for three months clause in tax ActPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 24, 2013 – The Fifth Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2013/04/242013-04-24 05:52:53
Special Session to address sunset clause in tax ActPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 12, 2013 – The Fifth Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2013/04/122013-04-12 05:55:25
National election office declares winners of national election 2013PALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 13, 2013.  The Office of the National Elections Director today certified official results …2013/03/132013-03-13 05:58:50
Congress passes new payment procedures for corporate income taxPALIKIR, POHNPEI – January 12, 2013.  The Sixth Regular session of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2013/01/122013-01-12 05:59:58
Last regular session of 17th Congress to convene January 7PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  January 4, 2013 – Speaker Isaac V. Figir has notified the President that the …2013/01/042013-01-04 06:00:54
21 contenders for national elections 2013PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  November 28, 2012 – The Office of the National Elections Director has notified Speaker …2012/11/282012-11-28 06:03:59
Congress mourns death of longtime member Claude H. PhillipPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  October 1, 2012 – The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia today mourn …2012/10/012012-10-01 06:05:14
Congress approves a national budget of $40 million for FY-2013PALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 26, 2012 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia this …2012/09/262012-09-26 06:06:38
Congress confirms Ikosia and Skilling to Finance and Justice respectivelyPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 18, 2012 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia this …2012/09/182012-09-18 06:07:36
Kosrae State to host 2012 legislative conferencePALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 29, 2012 – The Kosrae State Legislature will be hosting this year’s Micronesian …2012/08/292012-08-29 06:09:13
Speaker Figir proposes amendments to the FSM ConstitutionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 24, 2012 – Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2012/08/242012-08-24 06:10:54
Speaker Figir Meets with US Assistant Secretary CampbellPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 9, 2012 – Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2012/08/092012-08-09 06:12:09
Congress addresses FY-2103 national budgetPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 8, 2012 – The Fourth Regular Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2012/05/082012-05-08 06:15:28
Congress passes new Revenue Act for NationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. April 5, 2012 – The Third Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2012/04/052012-04-05 06:16:30
Congress passes Human Trafficking ActPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 5, 2012 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned …2012/03/052012-03-05 06:18:20
Congress delays Third Regular Session to January 16PALIKIR, POHNPEI.  January 12, 2012 – The convening of the Third Regular Session of the …2012/01/122012-01-12 06:20:07
Christmas Message 2011Christmas Message 2011 by Speaker Isaac V. Figir Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2011/12/252011-12-25 00:02:23
Legislative conference 2011 concludes with defined action planPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 21, 2011 – The 2011 Micronesian Legislative Conference (MLC) concluded its three day deliberations on …2011/11/212011-11-21 00:04:52
Speaker Figir’s message encourage citizens to review its rolesPALIKIR, POHNPEI. November 2, 2011 – On the 25th anniversary of Independence of the Federated States …2011/11/022011-11-02 00:06:29
Congress confirms 17 nominations and defeats fourPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 6, 2011 – Today the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2011/10/062011-10-06 00:08:14
Congress confirms FSM’s first woman AmbassadorPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 4, 2011 – The Second Regular Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2011/10/042011-10-04 00:10:47
Congress approves National Budget, now tackles National NominationsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. October 3, 2011 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia on …2011/10/032011-10-03 00:11:48
Congress hosts 42nd General Assembly of the Asian-Pacific Parliamentarians’ UnionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. September 12, 2011 – The Congress of the Federated States hosted in Palikir the …2011/09/122011-09-12 00:12:44
FSM to accede to UN Protocol against traffickingPALIKIR, POHNPEI. August 10, 2011 – The First Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of …2011/08/102011-08-10 00:13:30
Speaker Figir outer islands’ visit address immigration and traffickingPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 29, 2011 – Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2011/07/292011-07-29 00:14:18
Special Session set for President’s nominations; for new Members inductionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. July 23, 2011 – The First Special Session of the Seventeenth Congress of the …2011/07/232011-07-23 00:14:59
Congress confirms deputies for FSM overseas missionsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 28, 2011 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, this morning, …2011/05/282011-05-28 00:15:48
National Departments in front of Congress for their FY-12 BudgetsPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 18, 2011 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has called …2011/05/182011-05-18 00:16:46
Seventeenth Congress maintain national leadershipPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 11, 2009 – The Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2011/05/112011-05-11 00:17:22
Seventeenth Congress to convene May 11 for induction and reorganizationPALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 9, 2011 – The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will convene …2011/05/092011-05-09 00:20:14
Orientation Seminar underway for members-elect of 17th CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  May 4, 2011 – The Office of the Speaker, in collaboration with the …2011/05/042011-05-04 00:21:59
Special Session adjourns after passage of Tax Authority ActPALIKIR, POHNPEI. The Sixth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of …2011/04/162011-04-16 00:36:11
FSM joins the Inter-Parliamentary UnionPALIKIR, POHNPEI. – The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has been admitted as …2011/04/162011-04-16 00:24:41
Congress delays maritime surveillance fund to assist neighborsPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 31, 2011 – The Sixteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia …2011/03/312011-03-31 00:38:21
Special Session to wrap up matters pending under current CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 22, 2011 – The Sixth Special Session of the Sixteenth Congress of …2011/03/222011-03-22 00:38:57
National Elections underway for members of 17th CongressPALIKIR, POHNPEI. March 8, 2011 – The polls places across the Federated States of Micronesia …2011/03/082011-03-08 00:40:02
Speaker Figir flags Compact annual decrements for symposium actionWeno, CHUUK. February 10, 2011 – Speaker Isaac V. Figir of the Sixteenth Congress of the …2011/02/102011-02-10 00:40:38
New Eighteenth FSM Congress to reorganize on May 11PALIKIR, POHNPEI. May 8, 2009  –  The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia will convene …2009/05/082009-05-08 05:51:24
Mori-sensei visits ‘his’ coconut tree in PalikirPALIKIR, POHNPEI.  – Former Prime Minister of Japan Yoshiro Mori returned to Palikir on June 10 …2001/09/192001-09-19 06:12:59
PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-29

To appropriate the sum of $50,000 from the General Fund of the Federated States of Micronesia for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, for the purpose of funding the Special Election for the Kosrae Senator vacancy in Congress, and for other purposes.

PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-28

To amend Public Law No. 22-154, by amending section 2 thereof, for the purpose of changing the lapse date of funds previously appropriated therein to fund the CIA’s Y12 aircraft engine repairs and assembly, freight and other related costs, the FSMTCC – Open Access Entity (OAE), the Education Task Force for the constitutional amendments proposed by the Constitutional Convention and the operation of Xavier High School affected by Covid-19 travel restrictions in Chuuk, and for other purposes.

PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-19

FIFTH REGULAR SESSION, SEPTEMBER 2016 C.R. NO. 19-265 A RESOLUTION   Approving and accepting a grant in the amount $91,540 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to fund the FSM Tracking, Surveillance and Integration Project, including all the terms and conditions of the assistance.   WHEREAS, on July 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, issued a Grant Award in the amount of $91,540; and WHEREAS, the purpose of he grant is to build on the existing data systems that are currently

PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-18

TWENTY-THIRD CONGRESS OF THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA FIFTH REGULAR SESSION, SEPTEMBER 2016 C.R. NO. 19-265 P.C. NO. 23-80 PUBLIC LAW NO. 23-18 AN ACT To further amend Public Law No. 21-228, as amended by Public Laws Nos. 21-248, 22-12, 22-22, 22-36, 22-74 and 22-90, by amending section 5 thereof, to change the use of funds appropriated therein, to fund public projects and social programs for the people of Chuuk State, and for other purposes. BE IT ENACTED BY THE CONGRESS OF THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA: 1 Section 1. Section 5 of Public Law No. 21-228, as amended by2 Public Laws Nos. 21-248,