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Monday, August 10, 2020

 The Guam Animals in Need said it will terminate its animal shelter services to the government of Guam until it paid off the 10-month overdue invoice.

Under Public Law 26-98, GAIN operates the island’s animal shelter on behalf of the government of Guam. In return, the n...

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Bill proposes process automation to streamline GovGuam 

In response to the Republic Party of Guam's call for bureaucratic downsizing, Speaker Tina Muna Barnes has introduced a bill that would expand the automation of some functions of the government of Guam.

The governme...

Sunday, May 3, 2020

There is a saying among engineers that “there is no problem so bad that you can’t make it worse,” which seems to describe the state of the U.S. and Guam economies.

As I write this, I reflect on how much our world here on Guam has changed in the past 30 days. Most busine...

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Allowing upward mobility for old-time public employees could provide a long-term solution to impending gaps in government of Guam workforce, according to Sen. Sabina Perez.

“In five years, the government stands to lose a large part of its workforce due to retirement. We...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

When Bill Gates announced that he was going to spend his wealth in his lifetime to help make the world a better place, he was proclaiming that public service is a goal worthy of pursuing. It’s too bad that so many of the current politicians are more of the Bernie Madof...

Friday, September 20, 2019

Our island has serious problems. There is a growing “meth driven’ crime wave that is getting more invasive, and more violent every day. We have an education crisis where our schools are literally falling apart around the students. We have a rapidly expanding healthcare...

Thursday, September 5, 2019

We all have others to whom we must listen and by whom we are held accountable. These are often those whom we serve such as our parents, our family, our friends. Sometimes, we will be held accountable by those whom we lead such as colleagues or students or even little c...

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Thomas Paine, author of “Common Sense,” writes, “Common sense is the least common thing of all,” especially when it comes to government finances.

In what world does it make sense to dramatically increase expenditures when revenues are unstable and trending down? Not in...

Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Ba1 rating, with a stable outlook, to the government of Guam’s $30 million general obligation bond.

The announcement was made today and follows Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero leading bond rating presentations in San Francisco last month.

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Guam Fire Department is in the process of procuring NG911, but may be missing out on the latest technology


 

 It’s 2019 and the world has gone digital. But the current 911 systems in many U.S. jurisdictions including Guam linger in 1985, built on analog infrastructure....

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