All posts tagged "essential services"
San Juan mayor: The fiscal board must disappear
Requests that the legislature define the payment of pensions, education, safety and healthcare as essential services
- Posted October 3, 2019
Puerto Rico minority mayors meet with new governor, Senate president
Committees created to address pressing issues; give Gov. Vázquez 1 month to 'present results'
- Posted August 20, 2019
Puerto Rico fiscal agency chief: Oversight board’s budget threatens essential services
Board gives legislature June 10 deadline to consider its spending plan
- Posted May 29, 2019
La Fortaleza Signs $400M TRANs Bill
Allows for short-term financing deal from public corporations
- Posted July 16, 2016
House Passes $8.5 Billion Budget for Next Fiscal Year
Approved budget is $600 million less than originally proposed by Gov. García Padilla
- Posted June 21, 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
La Fortaleza Details Use of Funds in Metropistas Deal
Gov’t will keep roughly $80M to pay down its debt with local suppliers
- Posted May 13, 2016
Puerto Rico Governor Meets with Creditors in New York
García Padilla says Puerto Rico is open to dialogue; calls for sustainable, long-term restructuring deals
- Posted May 10, 2016
Gov’t Agencies Ready for Holy Week
Host of Government Entities Join Interagency Plan
- Posted March 21, 2016
Treasury Secretary Meets with Governor, says more Refunds to be issued by end of January
SAN JUAN – The Treasury secretary met with Gov. Alejandro García Padilla in La Fortaleza Friday, and afterward said he expects to issue about 30,000 tax refunds by the end of January. Juan Zaragoza said the meeting...
- Posted January 15, 2016