by Office of the Governor | April 6, 2021 | Press Releases
Hagåtña, Guam - Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lt. Governor Josh Tenorio issue the following statements regarding the downgrade in travel risk to Level 2 from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
“We welcome the latest designation from the CDC, which recognizes the efforts by our people to change the course of our battle with this global pandemic. This downgrade communicates to the nation—and the rest of the world—that we are taking charge and taking control of the
by Office of the Governor | April 5, 2021 | Press Releases
Hagåtña, Guam - Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lieutenant Governor Josh Tenorio issue the following statements on the passing of former Umatac Mayor Daniel Q. Sanchez:
“We join the island of Guam in mourning the passing of former Umatac Mayor Daniel Q. Sanchez. Prior to leading his southern village, Mayor Sanchez was a protector of our people, serving in the Guam Police Department in patrol operations, juvenile investigations, executive security, and even SWAT,” said Governor Lou Leon G
by Office of the Governor | February 28, 2021 | Press Releases
Hagåtña, Guam - Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Lt. Governor Josh Tenorio issue the following statement regarding the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine:
“Our island is leading the nation in vaccination efforts, and the addition of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine ensures we reach our goal of achieving herd immunity as early as the summer months. Its single dosage will allow us to administer vaccines faste
by Office of the Governor | February 26, 2021 | Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 26, 2021
Hagåtña, Guam - On February 1, 2021, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero wrote to Acting Secretary of Labor Al Stewart to establish additional qualifying circumstances to allow eligibility for employees who work reduced hours at businesses and organizations that are not closed.
Governor Leon Guerrero penned the letter after Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 16-20 Change 4 was issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), which stated its in
by Office of the Governor | October 2, 2019 | Press Releases
Hagåtña, Guam – Since its launch in February, stakeholder agencies involved in the School Safety Partnership (SSP) have been meeting regularly to collaborate on ways to increase safety in our public schools. And now Governor Lou Leon Guerrero is pleased to announce that Guam has been allotted nearly $2 million in Compact-Impact funds to be used for educational purposes by the Department of the Interior (DOI) for fiscal year (FY) 2019.
“These funds will certainly assist us in defraying cos
by Office of the Governor | September 4, 2019 | Press Releases
Hagåtña, Guam – Governor Lou Leon Guerrero has signed five bills into public law.
Bill 140-35 by Senator Joe San Agustin – Authorizes GIAA to refund all or a portion of its outstanding General Revenue Bonds. The bill is now Public Law 35-33.
Bill 135-35 by Senator Mary Torres – Permits more than six foster children per foster home. The bill is now Public Law 35-34.
Bill 159-35 by Senator Therese Terlaje– Increases the capacity of occupancy at emergency and tempora
Hagåtña, Guam – Governor Lou Leon Guerrero signed Bill 186-35 into Public Law 35-36 this afternoon, approving the fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget.
“I want to acknowledge that this budget is much more practicable than the first iteration of Bill 186-35. I want to thank my Fiscal Discipline Team for their persistence and diligence to safeguard funding for my policies and agenda. I also want to give credit to the lawmakers and the team at the Office of Finance and Budget who patiently worked
by Office of the Governor | August 30, 2019 | Press Releases
Hagåtña, Guam – Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Governor of Okinawa Yasuhiro “Denny” Tamaki engaged in important and productive discussions today, resulting in the two leaders agreeing to cooperate in the interest of lasting peace, friendship, cultural values, the environment, economic prosperity, and security.
Governor Leon Guerrero warmly welcomed Governor Tamaki prior to their meeting today at the Office of the Governor.
“I am honored to meet Governor Tamaki and I’m very pleased