Guam – The Judiciary of Guam is making more cuts to ensure that they are able to get through this fiscal year.
Based on the Scheduled allotments to fund court operations, the Judiciary of Guam is implementing the following cost saving measures immediately which according to the Administrator of the Courts John Lizama, will ensure that the Judiciary will get through the fiscal year without jeopardizing their commitment to justice.
The measures include a freeze on all vacant positions, suspension of 60-percent of all staff development funding, implementation of the Judiciary Energy Conservation plan. Then on April 1st the court will eliminate the preparation fee for contract counselors and suspend purchases for drug testing kits not federally funded, ammunition and supplies, law enforcement equipment and supplies, and miscellaneous supplies. As well as the suspension of cellular service and data reimbursement.