Land owners who sell their real estate to the government is now exempted from paying taxes after Gov. Pedro P. Tenorio signed into law a proposal seeking fair treatment in land transactions in the Commonwealth.
A measure vetoed by the governor that had sought to forbid businesses owned by nonresident workers from hiring foreign manpower yesterday was revived by the House of Representatives in its bid to bridge loopholes in the existing laws.
The House of Representatives cut short a session yesterday in apparent attempt to avoid a potential serious conflict among its leaders over the controversial Senate initiative seeking a five-year stay limit on nonresident workers in the Commonwealth.
Traditionally, the U.S. Interior Department provides the advance briefings for Congressional visitors to our islands, but as DOI doesn't always speak for us, we would like to add our voice to the mix as you attempt to make some sense of the Commonwealth during a one day visit.