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Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Representing the People of Guam

Defense and National Security

As the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness...

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August 13, 2018 Press Release

Hagåtña, Guam – Today, Congresswomen Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam) announced that President Donald Trump has signed into law the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019. The law authorizes $648 billion for the Department of Defense and defense-related programs with an additional $69 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funds for war operations and other anti-terror activities for a total of $717 billion.

June 18, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that the U.S. Senate has passed their National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, by a vote of 85 to 10. The Senate version authorizes $716 billion in national defense spending for the coming fiscal year.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today discussed Guam’s missile defense during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee regarding the National Defense Strategy and Nuclear Posture Review. Congresswoman Bordallo is a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee where she also serves as the top Democrat on the Readiness Subcommittee. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, General Paul Selva, testified before the Committee.

October 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today highlighted three priorities for Guam during a meeting of House and Senate conferees to resolve differences to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Congresswoman Bordallo, as the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee’s Readiness Subcommittee, is a member of the Conference Committee.

October 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo has been appointed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to the Conference Committee to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Congresswoman Bordallo’s appointment to the NDAA Conference Committee is a result of her position as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Readiness.

September 26, 2017 Press Release

Hagåtña, Guam – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo recently wrote to Defense Secretary James Mattis concerning DOD commitments to the people of Guam related to the realignment of Marines to Guam and efforts to protect and preserve cultural and natural resources. Congresswoman Bordallo requested that DOD recommit to promises that the build-up would be good for Guam’s civilian community, specifically the “Four Pillars” as well as requirements of the 2011 Programmatic Agreement and 2017 biological opinion.

 

September 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives condemning North Korea’s threats against Guam and reaffirming the United States’ absolute and unshakable commitment to Guam’s security as well as the Pacific states and territories.

August 18, 2017 Press Release

Hagåtña, GU – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the following statement on the U.S. Marine Corps' award of $165.89 million for utilities and site improvements at Finegayan in support of the realignment of Marines from Okinawa to Guam.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018. H.R. 3219 is a package of four Appropriations bills, including for the Department of Defense, Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Energy & Water Development. The bill was passed by 235 yeas to 192 noes in the House of Representatives.

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