All posts tagged "Carlos “Johnny” Méndez"
House Speaker demands Medicaid fund parity for Puerto Rico
Says Over 1 million Puerto Ricans would lose health insurance
- Posted January 24, 2017
House to investigate Donahue’s performance and Sevilla FC contract
SAN JUAN — The House of Representatives will begin initiate two investigations in the next few days into the performance of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority’s (Prepa) chief restructuring officer, Lisa Donahue, and her company, AlixPartners, and analyze the Puerto Rico...
- Posted January 23, 2017
House to review Senate amendments to Labor Reform
SAN JUAN — House Speaker Carlos “Johnny” Méndez said Tuesday that the Senate approved the Labor Reform, but the House couldn’t review it again Thursday as scheduled because it didn’t arrive on time. “There are some amendments...
- Posted January 20, 2017
Méndez takes over House Speakership, promises transparency
SAN JUAN – House Speaker Carlos “Johnny” Méndez said one of his priorities will be to redistribute the $3 billion a year budget of the “calamitous” Department of Education that is entangled in red tape and doesn’t...
- Posted January 9, 2017
P.R. House ready for Inaugural Session
The Legislative Assembly will begin labors on Monday
- Posted January 7, 2017
House Speaker Méndez Files Host of Bills for First Legislative Session
SAN JUAN – New House Speaker Carlos “Johnny” Méndez filed Monday a package of bills for the 18th Legislative Assembly. “We come with a very busy legislative agenda, focused on improving the quality of life of our...
- Posted January 3, 2017
House Speaker-elect Ensures Cooperation With Fiscal Board
Carlos "Johnny" Méndez reacts to FOB letter
- Posted December 21, 2016
Rosselló Outlines Legislative Agenda
SAN JUAN — In his first legislative conference, Governor-elect Ricardo Rosselló agreed Tuesday with senators and representatives what will be the work agenda of his first 114 days in office, and emphasized the need to address the...
- Posted December 20, 2016
Rep. Méndez says ash deposit bill “doesn’t solve the problem”
The House Speaker-elect insists a better option would be amending the contract with AES
- Posted December 3, 2016
Méndez: Leave coal ash deposit matter to feds
SAN JUAN – House Speaker-elect Carlos “Johnny” Méndez said Tuesday that Senate Bill 340 to prohibit coal ash deposits in Puerto Rico is a measure “for the stands,” while leaving the management of the issue in the hands of...
- Posted November 29, 2016