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Senator Nelson Passes Resolution Supporting Medicaid Extension

Hagåtña, Guam – Last night, senators voted on Resolution No. 130-36 (COR) relative to expressing support of the passage of H.R. 4406, the "Supporting Medicaid in the U.S. Territories Act of 2021"

Introduced by Honorable Representative Darren Soto Sablan and Honorable Representative Gus Bilirakis, H.R. 4406 requests increased financial support to the U.S. Territories under the Medicaid program. This provides five years of Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico and eight years for other U.S. territories and other purposes. The Resolution was adopted and will now be sent to Congress.

"With this Resolution, we are letting Congress know that we are listening. We hope that they continue to move forward with an extension of Medicaid Guam and other U.S. Territories by passing H.R. 4406," said Senator Nelson.

"I'd like to thank my colleagues for their unanimous support and my cosponsors on this Resolution," said Senator Nelson.

For more information, please contact the Office of Senator

Telena Cruz Nelson at (671) 989-7696 or


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