Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero wrote a multi-page stinging response to Sen. Jim Moylan’s request for her support of a $1,000 stimulus payment to all – and not just some – taxpayers.
Ms. Leon Guerrero, pointing to federal pandemic funds guidelines, said she refuses to play politics with federal funds and condemned Mr. Moylan’s efforts. Congressman Michael San Nicolas, however, told senators in session Monday that the income guidelines the governor has referenced do not apply to territories. Mr. San Nicolas made the comments as senators consider another proposal – the use of local funds for a $500 credit to Guam Power Authority to help defray ratepayers’s power bills.
We provide Ms. Leon Guerrero’s full letter below: