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Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Representing the People of Guam

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November 19, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the follow statement regarding Navy Commander Nonito V. Blas Jr. earning the 2013 USS Stennis Leadership Award from the Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development.

November 13, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will increase the allocation to the territories for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for fiscal year 2014 from 0.135% to 0.50%. This increase is a result of a request made by Congresswoman Bordallo, Congresswoman Donna Christensen (Virgin Islands), Congressman Eni Faleomavaega (American Samoa), Congressman Pedro Pierluisi (Puerto Rico), and Congressman Kilili Sablan (CNMI).

October 29, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today met with Speaker David Carter of the New Zealand House of Representatives and Ambassador Mike Moore to discuss bilateral relations between the United States and New Zealand.
October 16, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today issued the following statement on the House passing the Senate agreement that includes stopgap funding to reopen the federal government through Jan. 15, 2014, and authorizes President Obama to suspend the debt limit through February 7, 2014.
October 1, 2013 Press Release
Based off updated guidance from federal agencies, below is an updated overview of impacts to federal services as a result of the government shutdown.
October 1, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today issued the following statement on the indefinite shutdown of the federal government. The current budget resolution expired at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2013.
September 27, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today announced that the Guam Police Department was awarded $751,194 from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) to hire or rehire six career law enforcement officers for a period of three years.
September 13, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded a grant totaling $556, 287 to Guam’s Department of Administration for Guam FY13-14 Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreement.
August 26, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman announced today that she recently returned to Washington D.C. following a Congressional Delegation (CODEL) led by Rep. Judy Chu, Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) to Taiwan. Congresswoman Bordallo is CAPAC’s Vice Chair. The CODEL met with President Ma Ying-jeou; the Acting Director of the American Institute in Taiwan; senior officials from Taiwan’s Ministries of Economic Affairs, Foreign Affairs, the National Security Council and the Kuomintang (KMT), the Democratic Progressive Party; as well as the President of the Legislative Yuan and the Mayor of New Taipei City.
August 6, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today announced that Guam MACC Builders Joint Venture is being awarded a $20,249,617 construction contract for the construction of aircraft rinse facility water recycling system, direct fueling stations, and taxiways that will connect the facilities to the adjacent apron and Taxiway Delta at Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam.

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