Texas Governor Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry visit Guam, pay tribute to Liberators

On April 18, 2014, in Press Releases, by raymond.gibson

Texas Governor Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry visit Guam, pay tribute to Liberators   “Christine and I are touched and humbled that Governor Rick and First Lady Anita Perry came to Guam to honor the memory of the First Lady’s father and all of Guam’s Liberators.  Guam’s history is a part of many [...]

FROM THE GOV: to the rescuers and search party

On April 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by raymond.gibson

Hafa adai, Governor Calvo wrote the following message to thank those involved in the search and rescue of a mother and her child in the Tarzan Falls area. Below is a hand-written note that reads: “Thank you to the brave heroes who rescued a lost mother and child. Lives were saved because you didn’t give [...]

NEWS: GOP solution to higher costs: CUT TAXES

On April 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by raymond.gibson

GOP solution to higher costs: CUT TAXES A release from the Governor’s Office w Contact Phill Leon Guerrero at 929-7467 or Phillip.Leonguerrero@Guam.gov     GOP presents economic policy: cut the GRT in face of minimum wage increase          Republican senators will be introducing legislation to cut the gross receipts tax by five percent to 3.8 points. This reduction [...]

TODAY’S NEWS & SPORTS: (4/17) Highlights from Guam’s Newsrooms

On April 17, 2014, in Press Releases, by raymond.gibson

Good morning & buenas dihas! Find out about tax refunds, the problem with the mail, a push for transparency at UOG, and an effort to get rid of slumlords – all in today’s news. ALSO: MMA fighter Ian Lujan is featured along with interscholastic sports, a team headed to Hong Kong, and more on Smokin’ [...]

YOUR MONEY: Clark on ‘The Buzz’ (Part 2)

On April 16, 2014, in Press Releases, by raymond.gibson

Good afternoon! Tonight, after the 6 p.m. news on KUAM Channel 8, Arthur Clark will continue his discussion with Jess Lujan on The Buzz. Last week, Clark revealed a lot of information the federal receiver (on solid waste) has been less than forthcoming about with Guamanians. This is information that the cost of our monthly trash service [...]

NEWS: DOA Mailing 6,700 Tax Refunds Tomorrow

On April 16, 2014, in Press Releases, by natalie.quinata

      $20 Million in tax refunds to cover returns filed up until Feb. 7, 2014                                                     The Department of Administration will be mailing out nearly 6,700 tax refunds [...]

TODAY’S NEWS & SPORTS: (4/16) Highlights from Guam’s Newsrooms

On April 16, 2014, in Press Releases, by raymond.gibson

Good morning & buenas dihas! In the news today are stories on the life of the late-Monte Mafnas, the solid waste authority’s fight for Guam, increased confidence in GovGuam’s finances from taxpayers, and good news in tourism and for the economy. ALSO: ladies’ football, interscholastic soccer, kids’ surfing, and more in sports today. Click on [...]

THOUGHTS & PRAYERS: Cabinet member Monte Mafnas passes away

On April 15, 2014, in Press Releases, by raymond.gibson

The following is a message from Governor Calvo on the passing of Cabinet member Monte Mafnas:   Monte Mafnas, Director of Land Management and my most trusted advisor on land issues, went home to our Maker and Creator following a fight with cancer.   Monte knew land issues like the back of his hand. Where [...]