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GPA expecting $1.3M from DOE

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by Heather Hauswirth

Guam - While Governor Felix Camacho managed to swoop-in and save the day for DOE to avert furloughing 500 federal employees, it's not clear if he'll be able to flex his superpowers to come up with more than a million bucks to pay the agency's outstanding power bill.

The Department of Education was one of many agencies that received a disconnection notice, as Guam Power Authority Spokesperson Art Perez said, "That bill amounts to about $1.3 million. That's inclusive of their promissory note on their arrearage, which is about $200,000.

"DOE has bee pretty go on making their monthly utility payments and this is no different. So again, we expect payment from DOE by the end of next week."

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