SUSUPE, Saipan — Emil E. Friberg Jr., assistant director of international affairs and trade for the U.D. Government Accountability Office, discussed the agency’s data collection efforts in Saipan at a Dec. 7 Saipan Chamber of Commerce meeting. The GAO was on Saipan collecting data through interviews with members of the public and private sector for a report on the impacts of CW-1 visa issues and the minimum wage increase. Data collection included NMI infrastructure finance needs, debt status and budget.
The data collection was prompted, in part, by a November request by Gregorio C. “Kilili” Sablan, the . . .
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