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Barnes participates in White House call

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Acting Speaker Tina Muna Barnes and staff from the Vice Speaker's Office participated in a White House conference call with Vice President Joe Biden this morning. Discussions were focused on the debt ceiling compromise. 

Senator Barnes says lawmakers will be seeking clarification on the impact the compromise will have specifically on Medicaid and Medicare on Guam and other U.S. territories. They also intend to ensure that Guam is included in the Administration's aggressive job creation package that will be released over the next 18 months.

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