October 23, 2018 •

Procurement Policy Bill Vetoed

Guam Governor Eddie Baza Calvo vetoed Bill 28-34 aimed at restructuring the process of procurement protests. The governor indicated that the Attorney General and the General Services Agency also opposed the measure as ambiguous because it allowed anyone who showed […]

Guam Governor Eddie Baza Calvo vetoed Bill 28-34 aimed at restructuring the process of procurement protests.

The governor indicated that the Attorney General and the General Services Agency also opposed the measure as ambiguous because it allowed anyone who showed an interest in the procurement to have the ability to file a protest.

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June 14, 2018 •

Guam Election Commission Approves Special Election

The Guam Election Commission approved a special election for August 25. The special election will fill the seat vacated by Public Auditor Doris Brooks. Brooks resigned her position, effective June 22, to run as a candidate for congressional delegate. The […]

The Guam Election Commission approved a special election for August 25.

The special election will fill the seat vacated by Public Auditor Doris Brooks. Brooks resigned her position, effective June 22, to run as a candidate for congressional delegate.

The winner of the special election will complete the remaining two years of Brooks’ term.

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October 30, 2017 •

Guam Legislature Considers Primary Election Changes

The Legislature of Guam passed one bill and is contemplating another that will change the electoral process in the territory. Bill 156-34, passed Friday, Ocotober 27, 2017, proposes moving the date of primary elections and changing the filing date for […]

The Legislature of Guam passed one bill and is contemplating another that will change the electoral process in the territory.

Bill 156-34, passed Friday, Ocotober 27, 2017, proposes moving the date of primary elections and changing the filing date for candidate nomination papers; while Bill 45-34 calls for the elimination of primary elections in their entirety.

If Bill 45-34 also passes and both bills are signed by the governor, whichever bill is signed second will void the one that is signed first.

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September 23, 2010 •

Lobbying News from Guam

Governor signs a new law affecting lobbying registration and reporting.

The governor of Guam has signed legislation replacing its existing lobbying law with new provisions requiring registration for legislative lobbyists and reporting on the 10th day of the month following the end of a quarter.

The legislation also contains a revolving door provision and penalties for violations of the act.

The Office of the Governor of Guam and the 30th Guam Legislature.

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