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Senators Barnes & Cruz introduce Bill 29

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Hoping to provide some financial relief to the hospital, Vice-Speaker B.J. Cruz and Senator Tina Muna Barnes have introduced a measure that increases funding for the hospital's Pharmaceutical Fund. Bill 29 would set aside 6.5% of business privilege taxes as opposed to the current rate of 4%.

The bill also requires GMH to implement zero-based budgets starting next fiscal year.

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