All posts tagged "budget"
Puerto Rico Debt Payments Almost 20% of Next Year’s Budget
By contrast, in the current fiscal year, debt service is 12% of the $9.5-billion budget
- Posted June 8, 2016
Budget Will Focus on Funding Essential Services, Increasing Debt Payments
SAN JUAN – House Treasury Committee Chairman Rafael “Tatito” Hernández said Tuesday he would significantly alter the $9.1 billion budget to fund essential areas such as healthcare, security, education and social welfare programs, and try to mitigate...
- Posted June 7, 2016
House Budget Hearings Set to Resume After Sunday Primaries
"I need to give people a rest,” said House Treasury Committee Chairman
- Posted June 1, 2016
Governor Announces $9.1-Billion Budget for Fiscal 2017
Budget for upcoming fiscal year down $700 million from previous one
- Posted May 23, 2016
García Padilla Defends Delay in Commonwealth Budget Presentation
SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has yet to present a budget as he waits for the U.S. Congress to approve debt-restructuring and other economic-development mechanisms for Puerto Rico. However, in a statement Tuesday, the governor said...
- Posted May 10, 2016
TV Special on Reviving the Economy Airs Sunday
Telemundo to broadcast CofC production with Luis Guardiola as moderator
- Posted April 16, 2016
Ryan: No Spending Bills Without Broader Budget Plan
Says $2B Requested by Administration for Zika Should Come From Unused Ebola Funds
- Posted March 22, 2016
Conservatives Block Budget; Ryan Cites Anxiety Among Voters
Blow to Speaker Means House Would Not Pass a Budget for 1st Time Since Republicans Reclaimed Chamber in 2011
- Posted March 15, 2016
GOP Backers of Defense Budget Hike Got Millions in Donations
WASHINGTON – House Republicans urging a steep increase in the Pentagon’s budget have received $10 million in campaign contributions over the course of their congressional careers from defense contractors that would benefit from higher levels of military...
- Posted February 22, 2016
Schumer Slams Obama Budget Cuts to Anti-Terror Funds
NEW YORK – Sen. Charles Schumer is slamming a White House proposal that would reduce funding for counterterrorism programs across the country by nearly $300 million. The New York Democrat is pushing President Barack Obama to reconsider...
- Posted February 14, 2016