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Bordallo committed to securing DOD funds

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo says she will continue to work with the Department of Defense as well as her colleagues in Congress to ensure that funds for the Pacific realignment are prioritized.

"I believe that we can avoid sequestration altogether, but it will require a balanced approach that includes revenues, smarter spending cuts and entitlement reform. This report highlights the urgency for Congress to act soon to reduce the deficit. We don't need to reach the fiscal cliff, but Members of Congress must be ready to compromise, something Republican leadership has found difficult this Congress," she said.

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