Funding identified, Congressional reps urge passage of Palau Compact agreement

 

BY BERNADETTE H. CARREON

Palau Correspondent

KOROR, Palau — Members of the U.S. Congress are urging approval of funding for the Compact Review Agreement between the United States and Palau, a bill introduced in the House on April 8. 

U.S. Reps. Bradley J. Sherman and Theodore S. Yoho, ranking member and chairman, respectively, of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, in a June 7 letter to Reps. William M. “Mac” Thornberry and D. Adam Smith, members of the House Armed Service Committee, urged that the agreement, which provides $215 million for Palau through 2024 . . .

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