All posts tagged "congress"
Rep. Aponte Hernández Demands Action from U.S. Congress
SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party (PNP) Rep. José Aponte Hernández has written a column for The Hill in which he demands the U.S. Congress to act on the issue of Puerto Rico’s status this year. The...
- Posted January 9, 2016
Trump: People of Puerto Rico Deserve a Process of Status Self-determination
SAN JUAN – Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has remained mum about the issues affecting Puerto Rico for months, has released his first official statement on Puerto Rico’s status, in which he did not take an...
- Posted January 7, 2016
Business Group Hopes to Jumpstart Momentum for Trade Pact
WASHINGTON – Leading business groups, often at odds with President Barack Obama, are looking to give momentum to one of his top priorities before he leaves office: approval of a trade pact linking 12 nations along the...
- Posted January 5, 2016
As US Congress Reconvenes, Hearings Over Puerto Rico Loom in January
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee is reportedly slated to hold two hearings this month over the Puerto Rico fiscal crisis. The first lower chamber hearing is expected to take place Jan. 12 and the second on...
- Posted January 4, 2016