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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan has blocked a Trump administration move to charge a new fee for Commonwealth Only Transitional Worker (CW) permits. Working behind the scenes over the last several weeks, as the House and Senate negotiated the fiscal 2019 appropriation for the U.S. Department of Labor, Sablan successfully argued against […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today authorized the immediate transfer of $87.4 million in payment to the Republic of Palau as called for in the Compact Review Agreement (CRA). Funds released included $65.3 million for the Palau Compact Trust Fund and $22.1 million to be used for economic assistance. The remainder of […]

(Yigo, Guam) Today I filed a complaint against the chairman of Guamanians for Fair Government, Andri Baynum, for violating the Mini Hatch Act. I submitted the complaint electronically to the Civil Service Commission, which is the body that by law is to receive Mini Hatch complaints from the public whenever citizens become aware that a […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke today announced the release of $77,046,768 in federal income tax advance payments under Section 30 of the Organic Act of Guam for fiscal year 2019 to the U.S. territory of Guam. “I just had a wonderful and productive visit to Guam, which furthered my position that Guam is a hub […]

For Immediate Release August 22, 2018 Flood Damage Recovery Underway Multi-Agency Response to Flood Damage The Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) Emergency Operations Center (EOC) resumed activation as of 5 a.m. this morning, in support of flood damage response. The main recovery priorities for the EOC operations through the day are the assessment of flood […]

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