NEWS: Government-Wide Benefits Fair on Friday

On September 21, 2016, in Health Care, Press Releases, by Office of Communications

For immediate release: September 21, 2016   Hafa Adai!   The Department of Administration will be hosting a Government-Wide Benefits Fair on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 at the University of Guam Calvo Field House from 10 a.m. to 2p.m.   All health insurance carriers as well as various companies will be available on-site to market […]

NEWS: Presentation for health insurance open enrollment to be televised

On September 21, 2016, in Health Care, Press Releases, by Office of Communications

For immediate release September 21, 2016   Hafa Adai!   The Department of Administration would like to remind all GovGuam employees and retirees that FY17 Health Insurance Open Enrollment will continue until Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.   For those who haven’t been able to attend any of the group health insurance presentations you are invited to the Guam Legislature Public Hearing room in Hagåtña, on Thursday, Sept. […]

READ, WATCH, LISTEN: Your Weekly Address

On September 19, 2016, in Press Releases, Retirement, Speeches, Village News, Weekly Addresses, by Office of Communications

Buenas yan Hafa Adai,   We have been busy and there’s a lot going on within our island and our government.   We will be seeing some policy changes with our Retirement Fund, changes that may add to our island’s unfunded liabilities and endanger our island’s financial standing with investors and credit rating agencies.   […]

Statement from Adelup on Bill 326-33

On September 19, 2016, in Bills, Legislation, Press Releases, by Office of Communications

There have been multiple calls, emails, and Facebook messages sent to the Administration these past few days regarding Bill 326-33. The Governor is taking these comments into consideration but also has tasked his legal team to review the bill, as he would any other bill. The Governor’s decision on the bill is due on Friday. […]

NEWS: Health Insurance open enrollment for GovGuam begins today

On September 19, 2016, in Health Care, Press Releases, by Office of Communications

Open enrollment for over 12,000 Government of Guam employees, retirees and survivors for health insurance for the next fiscal year will today, Monday, Sept. 19 to Wednesday, Sept. 28.   The insurance providers available are SelectCare, TakeCare, and NetCare. Subscribers may elect to enroll in either the health savings account 2000; 1500  deductible plan or Retiree Supplemental Plan (RSP) under these carriers. The open enrollment period […]

NEWS: $66 million in tax refunds mailed today; more refunds next week

On September 16, 2016, in Press Releases, Tax Refunds, by Office of Communications

Today, the Department of Administration is mailing out $66 million in tax refunds to 29,000 taxpayers. The checks are for tax returns filed by May 22, 2016.   But there’s more to come next week. Rev and Tax these last couple of days have processed returns filed up to May 31. They are working with […]

NEWS: Convicted rapist given to custody of federal government

On September 15, 2016, in Department of Corrections, DOC, Immigration, Press Releases, by Office of Communications

The Governor has authorized the transfer a convicted rapist currently held at the Department of Corrections to the custody of the federal government.   Linus Takao Olter, a FSM citizen from the state of Kosrae, was identified by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement as having committed a deportable offense.   Olter was sentenced for two […]

TAX MONEY: Invitation to newsrooms & all

On September 15, 2016, in Financial, Press Releases, by Office of Communications

The Governor’s fiscal team is inviting all of you to Adelup next week (venue & time and date TBD) for a comprehensive presentation on the people’s money. The directors and deputy directors of the Department of Administration, the Governor’s budget and management research bureau, RevTax, and GEDA will personally answer any questions you may have. […]