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Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Representing the People of Guam

Military Build Up

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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.

 

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 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that the U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 by a vote of 344 yeas to 81 noes. H.R. 2810 authorizes $621.5 billion for national defense programs as well as an additional $74.6 billion for overseas contingency operations.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today announced that the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness has marked up and reported to the full Committee the Readiness portion of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. The Readiness mark includes Guam-specific provisions sponsored by Congresswoman Bordallo, who is the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee.

April 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today issued the following statement in response to Governor Calvo’s remarks at the Rotary Club of Guam indicating that his administration is no longer supporting the military buildup.

February 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo today wrote to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to request assistance in resolving Guam’s H-2B challenges and to consider any negative impacts future executive orders on immigration could have on national security in the region. She requested that Secretary Kelly exercise his regulatory authority to provide for a commonsense solution to Guam’s workforce challenges. She underscored the challenges the denials have had on Guam’s economy and the implications they could have on U.S. security interests in the region.

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