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Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero signs minimum wage and apprenticeship bills in Adelup on Monday., Oct. 14, 2014.

Guam’s minimum hourly wage officially goes up from $8.25 to $9.25 through a two-tiered installmen...

Majority Democrats and Guam Democratic Party pick veteran legislator Tina Muna Barnes as Speaker

 Speaker Tina Rose Muna Barnes; Sen.-elect Amanda Shelton, legislative secretary; Sen. Telena Nelson, Vi...

Sales tax set for Oct. 1 matai

The 2 percent sales tax that was to take effect Oct. 1 is a dead letter after a bi-partisan 11 to 4 Monday vote by the Guam legislature. The margin of the vote also guara...

June 7, 2018

It doesn't actually go into effect until 2021, but Senator Régine Biscoe Lee’s “Choose to Reuse: Muñgnga Ma Ayek I Plastek” measure, just signed as Public Law 34-10, will be getting a test run. 

The Un...

Guam lawmakers Wednesday unanimously agreed to take a big step in recognizing and reversing the island’s problem with non-biodegradable litter as they passed Sen. Régine Biscoe Lee’s Bill 268, “Choose...

Sen. Régine Biscoe Lee on Tuesday introduced a bill that would update workers’ compensation rates for the first time in 30 years.

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replac...

May 3, 2018

Public hearing on proposed legislation features 'bag person' with 500 bag couture dress

 There's not much question that non-recyclable plastics, most notably the kind of bags we all deal with every day...

Local workforce training programs to receive boost from new revenue

Guam senators voted 13-1 on Tuesday  to pass Senator Régine Biscoe Lee’s Bill 250-34 (LS) that will generate up to $4 million in new...

Her bill would exempt food, medicine, diapers and other items

Senator Régine Biscoe Lee

   The common criticism  of sales taxes over many years is that they are regressive. In other words, persons with...

February 23, 2018

 The normal way a chief executive such as Guam Governor Eddie Baza Calvo goes about achieving his legislative goals involves a combination of some soft soap out front for public consumption, while qui...

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