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February 13, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today attended a joint session of Congress to receive President Obama’s fourth State of the Union address. Maria D. Pangelinan, a member and former officer of the Guam Society of America, joined the Congresswoman as her guest and viewed the address from the House Gallery.
January 30, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today issued the following statement on the groundbreaking of the Port Authority of Guam’s Modernization Project.
January 18, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman today that Roland Quitigua from University of Guam was one of 14 new members appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to the Invasive Species Advisory Committee, which provides advice and recommendations to the National Invasive Species Council.
January 15, 2013 Press Release
The Congresswoman recently returned from Seoul, South Korea, where she participated in the 48th session of the U.S.-Japan Bilateral Exchange Program and the 14th session of the U.S.-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Exchange Program.
January 10, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Bordallo reintroduced two bills, H.R. 69, the Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing Enforcement Act of 2013, and H.R. 71, the Coral Reef Conservation Act Reauthorization and Enhancement Amendments of 2013.
January 2, 2013 Press Release
Congress passed a compromise bill to avert the "fiscal cliff."
December 25, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the following statement on the status of the negotiations between the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific (NAVFAC Pacific) and the Guam Shipyard on a long-term lease for a ship repair facility on Guam.
December 21, 2012 Press Release
The House and Senate have passed the defense bill for fiscal year 2013.
October 2, 2012 Press Release
The Congresswoman today issued the following statement regarding the announcement from the Department of Homeland Security that Taiwan was approved for inclusion in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program. This program allows travelers to visit the U.S for tourism and business purposes for up to 90 days without a visa. Taiwan’s inclusion in the program will be effective on November 1, 2012.
September 25, 2012 Press Release
The U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded the Guam Economic Development Authority (GEDA) $227,445 through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) grant program to promote small business exports.