Tag Archives: Ralph Torres
- Saipan governor defends commonwealth’s casino revenue reliance
September 29, 2017
Gov. Ralph Torres has defended the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands’ (CNMI) reliance on the casino industry as its primary cash cow. Torres came under fire as critics demand the governor to look for other means to improve CNMI’s revenue, according to the Saipan Tribune. But the governor shrugged off...
- Controversial Saipan casino bill OK’d, but governor rejects tax credit provision
December 8, 2015
Saipan now has a new casino law, but it left much to be desired. Acting Gov. Ralph Torres finally signed the controversial bill last week, but with reservations. Marianas Variety reported the governor agreed with the House Bill 19-95’s—now Public Law 19-24—purpose of creating a budget for the Commonwealth Casino...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016
FBI raids offices of Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific
March 31, 2017
Imperial Pacific concerned after construction worker’s death
March 22, 2017