Guam - The agenda has been set for the first session of the 33rd Guam Legislature. Session is set for next week Tuesday and eight bills are up for discussion. Among the measures on the agenda include Senator Michael San Nicolas's Bill 4 that would rescind the pay raises for elected officials and political appointees, Senator Nerissa Underwood's Bill 35 establishing the First Generation Trust Fund Initiative and Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz's Bill 22 allowing the governor a half-million dollars in transfer authority to address a recent court order regarding the Department of Corrections. Session is set for 9am on Tuesday.
The Legislative Ethics Committee has dismissed the complaint against Senator Fernando Esteves, and says it considers the matter closed. Resident Barry Mead filed the complaint against Esteves for his role in a protest earlier this year against the live fire training range at Andersen Air Force Base's Northwest Field.More >>
Guam's jungles are often said to be silent, as brown tree snakes kill off our native birds. Visiting and local students attended GCC's first annual Marianas Terrestrial Conservation Conference to speak up about their eco-preservation projects.More >>