Speaker Therese Terlaje said the legislature needs to secure a funding source to ensure government nurses' salaries are not compromised amid the looming revenue uncertainty being faced by the government of Guam. “With the general fund tracking $100 million below projections for this fiscal year and the 2022 executive budget request proposing zero dollars from the general fund for (Guam Memorial Hospital), it is imperative that a tangible and stable source of funds is identifi
The Vigilance Committee expressed satisfaction with the Guam Ethics Commission's action that clarifies the process of appointing the body's executive director. "The Ethics Commission has finally set the record straight. Because of the nature of its task, we will continue to watch the Ethics Commission closely to ensure that there are no more misrepresentations to the public,” Lee P. Webber, president of the Vigilance Committee said. The committee said the Guam Ethics Commiss
Pago Pago -- American Samoa Congresswoman Uifa’atali Amata is asking U.S. senators to let Gov. Lemanu Mauga exercise maximum flexibility in using federal Covid relief funds to address the territory's critical needs. In a letter sent Friday to the U.S. Senate Natural Resources Committee leaders, Amata identified needs and priorities for American Samoa in the major coronavirus and economic relief legislation. In a letter to committee chairman Joe Manchin and ranking Sen. John B
Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration to welcome Spanish delegation marking 500th anniversary of Magellan-Elcano circumnavigation The Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration will welcome the Juan Sebastián de Elcano Spanish Navy ship to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Magellan-Elcano circumnavigation. This historical event is an opportunity to highlight the indigenous perspectives of the CHamoru people on the world stage. The Juan Sebastián de Elcano Spanish Navy ship is
St. Petersbug, Fla. – Jason B. Miyashita and Daniel A. Roland, senior executives at Raymond James in Maite were among the Raymond James-affiliated advisors named to the Forbes list of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors. Miyashita and Roland both hold the titles managing director, senior vice president, investments and senior institutional consultant at Raymond James. The list, which recognizes advisors from national, regional and independent firms, was released online Feb. 11. Miy
The U.S. Small Business Administration said it is taking steps with the new round of Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses. “The SBA is a frontline agency working to create an inclusive economy, focused on reaching women-owned, minority-owned, low- and moderate-income, rural, and other underserved communities in meaningful ways," SBA Senior Advisor Michael Roth said. According to a press release from the governor'