All posts tagged "cuts"
Puerto Rico House speaker: Retirees can’t survive cuts proposed by fiscal board
In column, asks Congress to intervene immediately
- Posted May 29, 2019
Fiscal board to send lawmakers its own version of Puerto Rico’s budget
Makes cuts to education, municipal funds and State Elections Commission
- Posted May 28, 2019
Puerto Rico gov’t publishes summary of budget submitted to fiscal board
Recommends $769 million more than for the current $8.76 billion
- Posted April 10, 2019
We’re not giving in on public policy matters, Puerto Rico gov says after board certifies fiscal plans
Rosselló sure pensions won't be cut because it would require legislative action
- Posted April 20, 2018
White House open to striking health provision from tax bill
The provision would repeal a requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance.
- Posted November 20, 2017
Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try
The House tax plan would deliver an average tax cut of $360 for middle-income taxpayers in 2027.
- Posted November 17, 2017
Senate GOP insisting on Obamacare repeal for tax overhaul
Donald Trump renewed pressure on GOP lawmakers to include the repeal in their tax overhaul legislation.
- Posted November 14, 2017
Tax split between House, Senate poses a big challenge
Trump’s demand for a cut in the corporate tax rate to 20 percent.
- Posted November 13, 2017
Non-teaching employee union joins protest against Puerto Rico board
Demonstrators will march Wednesday and gather at noon near oversight board's office building
- Posted August 29, 2017
Public employees union sues Puerto Rico fiscal board, FAFAA and Treasury
Claims board-requested pension cuts, furlough program violate authority granted by Promesa
- Posted August 22, 2017