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June 5, 2019 Press Release

Guam Del. Michael San Nicolas is suggesting that money that may become available by lifting the match requirement for Guam's Medicaid funds could be used to extend health insurance coverage for the children in foster care on island.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Guam Congressman Michael San Nicolas has confirmed that the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a disaster aid bill, which includes language raising the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage program subsidy for Guam from 55% to 100% under the Affordable Care Act.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Guam Del. Mike San Nicolas on Tuesday asked the Republican Party of Guam to help persuade Republicans in Congress to support the payment of World War II reparations for Guam's war survivors.

June 3, 2019 Press Release

A bill that would correct the World War II Loyalty Recognition Act and allow for the release of reparation awards to Guam’s manåmko' has taken a step forward in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 2, 2019 Press Release

An informal meeting between one of Guam's last World War II survivors and Del. Michael San Nicolas reignited hopes for more progress in getting long-overdue reparations to the island's war survivors.

Irene Perez Ploke Sgambelluri-Beruan, 88, met with San Nicolas on Wednesday afternoon at his district office in Hagåtña.

June 2, 2019 Press Release

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has endorsed Guam Del. Michael San Nicolas’ proposal to expand the Supplemental Security Income program to Guam.

In a May 21 letter to San Nicolas, Rosselló wrote, “I would like to express my full support for H.R. 208 to remedy the exclusionary language in existing statute that prevents U.S. citizens in Guam from receiving SSI.”

June 2, 2019 Press Release

A congressional markup hearing on June 19 could clear the way for a full House vote on a bill that could solve delays in paying out Guam's World War II reparations.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

Puerto Rico has officially endorsed congressional passage of a bill seeking to include Guam in a federal financial benefits program for people who are disabled, blind or at least 65 years old.

Guam and Puerto Rico, unlike other states and territories, are not included in the Supplemental Security Income program.

May 31, 2019 Press Release

Guam – The Government of Puerto Rico has just officially endorsed H.R. 208, which seeks to bring Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, to Guam.

In a letter to Congressman Michael San Nicolas, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló expressed full support for the measure.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

Sen. Amanda Shelton has introduced a bill to fund the Foster Child Health Insurance Program for the rest of this fiscal year.

The program provides private health insurance coverage for the more than 200 children in foster care on Guam.

The $549,000 appropriated in the 2019 budget to pay for the Calvo's SelectCare plan runs out at the end of this month.