All posts tagged "budget"
German EU Official Urges Action Against Spain, Portugal
EU wants countries to keep budget deficits below 3 percent of their annual GDP
- Posted July 4, 2016
Legislature Signs Off on $8.78 Billion Budget for Fiscal 2017
Includes $200 million for suppliers, $451 million for interest on constitutionally guaranteed debt
- Posted July 1, 2016
Passage Of Promesa Won’t Impact Next Year’s Budget
Board implementation will not impact fiscal 2017 budget, says House Treasury committee chairman
- Posted June 30, 2016
Hernández Insists in Earmarking Funds to Pay GO Debt Interests
House leader wants to earmark around $300 million; Senate wants to use money to prop up retirement pension system instead
- Posted June 29, 2016
Senate Confirms Supreme Court Nominee; Budget Still Faces Uphill Battle
SAN JUAN – The Senate confirmed Puerto Rico Supreme Court nominee Ángel Colón as associate justice Tuesday, highlighting his commitment in favor of equal access to the courts. The vote was unanimous, Senate President Eduardo Bhatia declared....
- Posted June 28, 2016
Study: Trump Budget, Tax Plans Add at Least $10T to Debt
Clinton's would increase the debt by about $250 billion
- Posted June 27, 2016
House Passes $8.5 Billion Budget for Next Fiscal Year
Approved budget is $600 million less than originally proposed by Gov. García Padilla
- Posted June 21, 2016
Public Buildings Authority: We Operate Paycheck to Paycheck
SAN JUAN – The executive director of the Public Buildings Authority (PBA), José Dávila, said Sunday that his agency has been operating “paycheck to paycheck.” In his testimony before the House Treasury and Budget Committee, which is...
- Posted June 12, 2016
Prasa Requests Additional $12 Million for Payroll
SAN JUAN – The president of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (Prasa), Alberto Lázaro, requested Sunday an additional $12 million for payroll expenses. “The two biggest expenses Prasa has are payroll and electricity,” Lázaro said...
- Posted June 12, 2016
DDEC Says It Will Work with New budget
SAN JUAN – The Economic Development and Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish initials) announced Saturday a consolidated $78.9 million budget for fiscal 2017, and its secretary, Alberto Bacó Bagué, argued he would have no trouble operationally...
- Posted June 11, 2016