Community calls for repeal of pending sales tax

BY JOHN I. BORJA

Journal staff

  Senators during a June 6 public hearing heard clearly from the community that the 2% sales tax law was a misstep on the path to enhancing revenues to aid the government’s deficit, specifically with the Guam Memorial Hospital and the Guam Department of Education.

  Much of the attention from those providing testimony during the hearing fixated on Sen. Michael F.Q. San Nicolas’ Bill No. 262-34, which would reverse a decision made by the Guam Legislature and Gov. Edward B. Calvo to implement the sales tax beginning Oct . . .

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