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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo (D-Guam) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the “REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act” (H.R.3398).
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today returned from a Congressional Delegation to Alaska, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore, and Hawaii. The CODEL, led by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, met with key government officials and military leaders to discuss the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo issued the following statement on the recent rocket launch by North Korea.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today introduced federal legislation to extend eligibility for national service programs to citizens of the Freely Associated States who reside in the United States and are otherwise eligible for these programs. Specifically her bill would amend Section 5 of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to include citizens of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands who reside in the U.S. on the list of eligible individuals. The current statute only allows U.S.
Hafa Adai and thank you all for being here this afternoon. I am delighted to join you to celebrate the passage of H.R. 774, the Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act, which includes Port State Measures that are critical to fighting illegal fishing within our EEZs.
Hafa adai and good morning ladies and gentlemen. Governor Calvo, MARAD Administrator Chip Jaenichen, Members of the Port Authority’s Board of Directors, General Manager Joann Brown, Port employees, and other distinguished guests. I am very happy to be here with you this morning to officially dedicate the expansion of the Port Authority of Guam. This has been a multiyear project to enhance the Port’s infrastructure and ensure that it has the capacity to meet our island’s growing cargo loads.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that President Obama has signed H.R. 774, the Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015, into law. H.R. 774 enhances the enforcement authority of the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to regulate illegal fishing and support the sustainability of fisheries in the U.S. and globally.
Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the following statement regarding the address of the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe, to a joint session of Congress.
Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the following statement on the Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee regarding the new guidelines for U.S.-Japan defense cooperation. The joint statement was issued by Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida, and Minister of Defense Gen Nakatani.
Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the following statement regarding today’s Public Hearing in the Guam Legislature on resolutions supporting her efforts in Congress to address two longstanding issues important to Guam.