All posts tagged "congress"
Promesa Watch: Puerto Rico Unions Engage U.S. House Democrats
Visiting Politicians Receptive to Changes to Promesa; Unions Speak Up for Working Families, Fight Highest Taxes in U.S.
- Posted January 17, 2019
House Democrats unveil rules package for 116th Congress
Give voting rights to delegates and resident commissioner of Puerto Rico in the Committee of the Whole; ensure they can be appointed to joint committees
- Posted January 2, 2019
Puerto Rico Highway Projects Depend on Availability of Federal Funds
DTOP Secretary Discusses Fed Fund Challenges at Transportation Dept.
- Posted November 30, 2018
Bills introduced to hold vote to ‘eliminate’ Puerto Rico fiscal board
Referendum pushed by pro-independence lawmakers would take place in 2020 elections
- Posted August 16, 2018
Puerto Rico Senate opens federal affairs office in DC
Budget for office that seeks to represent island interests not known
- Posted April 18, 2018
Florida lawmakers question Trump about Puerto Rico assistance
Request update on how much of the $89 billion of disaster aid has been allocated
- Posted April 5, 2018
[Editorial] The Disaster This Time
We lost sight of the underlying principles of job creation—that you are only true partners in progress with those who have capital when they can trust you will not hoodwink them at every turn
- Posted February 20, 2018
Puerto Rico House Speaker to seek federal aid for Vieques
To foster job creation and economic activity on the island-municipality
- Posted December 28, 2017
U.S. Senate postpones disaster aid bill until January
Measure gives fiscal board power to determine use of funds for Puerto Rico
- Posted December 26, 2017
[COLUMN] Think Strategically: No One’s People—Colonial Subjects
Francisco Rodríguez-Castro explains how Puerto Ricans have always been 'No One's People.'
- Posted December 18, 2017