Rebecca Elmore

Anxiety built up around long-awaited war reparations hasn’t gone away completely since the enactment of legislation from Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo. 
If passed, Bill 87 will transfer $430,000 from Capitol District Fund to the Guam Department of Education to start repairs to leaking roofs, temporary classrooms, and air-conditioning units at the Yigo campus.
The measure failed to pass garnering only seven votes in support, six voting nay, and two excused.  
"It is now up to you to pay the people their tax refunds or not.” -Governor Eddie Calvo to Speaker BJ Cruz.  
After multiple hearings, special session continued today with the Governor's fiscal team called back to the legislature. 
"Senators, I simply need my tax refunds as soon as I can get it. All I'm asking is for our leaders to work together and get my money to me as soon as possible." -private citizen. 
Despite the unmodified opinion from independent auditors Deloitte and Touche LLP, a few deficiencies in the FY16 report were noted.
Friday, 05 May 2017 18:02

May is for mental health awareness

To raise continued awareness on proper mental health, the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center has been incorporating more educational outreach to the island community.
Yigo Mayor Rudy Matanane tells PNC that in addition to a petition against a charter school, there's also a petition against Core Tech International.
The poll contacted 500 adult residents noting that those 65 and older leaned in favor of the military buildup while those 35 and younger were found on the opposite end of the spectrum.