Governor withdraws support for military buildup, asks AG to join H-2B lawsuit

HAGÅTÑA, Guam — Gov. Edward B. Calvo announced on April 6 that he can no longer support military buildup projects that come at the cost of the people and economy of Guam. 

The more than 1,000 foreign laborers being reduced to 178 is inadequate to fill the need for nearly 4,000 laborers to help construct facilities for the Department of Defense shifting military forces from Okinawa to Guam and is insufficient even for the organic growth of Guam, he said. He cited delays in many projects by contractors being hesitant to commit to projects as well . . .

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