Press Releases

January 12, 2021 Press Release

For Immediate Release

$140 Million in new relief funding for Guam Schools

The U.S. Department of Education is announcing an additional $110,563,287 to Guam to help safely reopen schools, measure and effectively address significant learning loss, and take other actions to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the students and families who depend on K-12 schools in Guam. 

December 29, 2020 Press Release

For Immediate Release

House overrides veto of defense spending bill

The 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) vetoed by President Trump has secured an override vote in the House of Representatives, with a vote of 332 yea and 87 nay.

The 2021 NDAA now goes before the Senate for an override vote tomorrow.

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December 22, 2020 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Covid relief passes House

With an overwhelming 359-53 vote H.R. 133 covid relief provisions move to the Senate.

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December 9, 2020 Press Release

For Immediate Release

House passes NDAA 335 yea 78 nay

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December 6, 2020 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Congressman San Nicolas recommends Michelle Kramer to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands

In further exercise of his duties as the senior elected federal official for Guam, Congressman San Nicolas continues to make formal recommendations to the Biden-Harris transition team for presidentially appointed positions.

December 4, 2020 Press Release

After securing language in H.R. 6395 the Mac Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to extend H-2b labor authorization on Guam to civilian projects, the final language of the NDAA agreed between the House and the Senate keeps the provision intact.

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October 16, 2020 Press Release

In 2018 the largest number of new Members of Congress were elected since the 1970's, with 111 newly elected taking the oath of office. Out of 111 Freshmen elected to the 116th Congress, Congressman San Nicolas is among only 15 Members who passed a Bill onto law so far this term.

October 12, 2020 Press Release

Within 24 hours after the Administration initially announcing an end to negotiations, they re-initiated with lowered price targets to counter the legislation recently passed by the House known as "Heroes 2.0."

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September 19, 2020 Press Release

"We have lost icons, pioneers, and real life heroes in this past year, and the passage of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a loss of a giant in our justice system, an embodiment of American courage, and a call to action for those of us who have taken the mortality of our heroes for granted," states Congressman San Nicolas.

September 12, 2020 Press Release

In the final tranche of HUD funding via the CARES Act, Guam has received an additional $1.7MM, bringing total HUD CARES Act funding for Guam to $7.9MM.

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