No special session for FQ Sanchez - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

No special session for FQ Sanchez

Posted: Updated:

by Nick Delgado

Guam - There will be no special session this morning on Bill 257. The measure seeks to appropriate funds to keep FQ Sanchez elementary school in Umatac open for the upcoming school year. Speaker Judi Won Pat tells KUAM the committee report for the bill is not ready and remains with senator Ben Pangelinan's office.

Won Pat says she instead is waiting for the finance committee to finalize the complete packet for the Department of Educations fy2012 budget rather than hold an emergency session for the Umatac campus alone. She is also hoping to meet in caucus with her colleagues today to iron out the details DOEs budget. Won Pat says only then will she decide to call regular session tomorrow morning to discuss solely DOEs entire budget, including with bill 257.

Governor Eddie Calvo has stated he is in favor of keeping FQ Sanchez open and would sign the bill if passed on the session floor as is, without any riders or amendments.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Samples from dead whale sent to Hawaii

    Samples from dead whale sent to Hawaii

    Tests are being conducted off the island to find out what happened to the beaked whale that washed up in Agat. On Sunday, samples were flown to the University of Hawaii. Fisheries biologist Brent Tibbats said a representative from the University of HawaiiMore >>
    Tests are being conducted off the island to find out what happened to the beaked whale that washed up in Agat. On Sunday, samples were flown to the University of Hawaii. Fisheries biologist Brent Tibbats said a representative from the University of HawaiiMore >>
  • Philippine consul general hopes for resolution to H-2B situation

    Philippine consul general hopes for resolution to H-2B situation

    The Philippine Embassy in Washington has notified all Philippine consulates in the U.S. about the H2B decision. Guam Consul General Marciano de Borja says Ambassador Jose Romualdez issued a formal statement saying the Philippines understands the concernsMore >>
    The Philippine Embassy in Washington has notified all Philippine consulates in the U.S. about the H2B decision. Guam Consul General Marciano de Borja says Ambassador Jose Romualdez issued a formal statement saying the Philippines understands the concerns More >>
  • Petition urges military to comply with transparency requests

    Petition urges military to comply with transparency requests

    A petition asking the military to comply with local and federal laws relative to the expanded surface danger zone plan for the Ritidian firing range is making the rounds. CHamoru rights activist Ned Pablo is circulating the petitions, which ask the militaMore >>
    A petition asking the military to comply with local and federal laws relative to the expanded surface danger zone plan for the Ritidian firing range is making the rounds. CHamoru rights activist Ned Pablo is circulating the petitions, which ask the militaMore >>
Powered by Frankly