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CNMI government could be partially shut down

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - U.S. Department of Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas is concerned about the partial shutdown of the CNMI government.  CNMI Governor Benigno Fitial signed an executive order invoking his emergency powers to determine and operate essential services. The order will be in effect for the next 31 days. 

Babauta meanwhile says he's confident Fitial will ensure that all essential services to protect the safety and welfare of CNMI residents will remain undisrupted. He added that during this time his office will work with other federal agencies to make certain that federal programs operating the CNMI continue.

He's hopeful that a practical resolution can be reached promptly.

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