AG to review plebiscite ruling for possible appeal

Thursday, 09 March 2017 Written by
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Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood’s decision that ruled Guam’s plebiscite law as unconstitutional caused quite a stir among Guam’s leaders.
Both Bill 4 and Bill 9 are considered veto-proof, provided no lawmaker switches their vote if the bill comes back for override.
The restitution amount covers funeral and medical costs, and loss in wages.
"I am very proud that the department and my team were able to get a collective bargaining agreement with our teachers. I think it’s really important that we finally put that thing to rest," -Superintendent Jon Fernandez. 
Gov. Eddie Calvo has called on the Guam Police Department to step up their alcohol-related law enforcement. 
You can read the full session update below. 
Chief Judge Tydingco-Gatewood deemed that the plebiscite violates both the 14th and 15th Amendment rights and those voter qualifications exclusive to a specific descent is racial discrimination. 

Fernandez spends first day back with students

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 Written by
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Superintendent Jon Fernandez spent his first day back visiting with DOE's largest stakeholders: the students. ‏
The Archdiocese Finance Counsel held the first of several press conferences to discuss church finances in the wake of multiple clergy sex abuse lawsuits. 

Church sex abuse victim tells his story

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 Written by
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55-year-old Anthony Flores shared his story and urges other victims to come forward.