All posts tagged "fiscal plan"
Gov’t to present budget by oversight board deadline
SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rican government will comply with the April 30 deadline and present its draft budget for fiscal year 2018 to the fiscal control board, assured Elías Sánchez, the government’s representative to the entity created...
- Posted April 20, 2017
Rivera Schatz: I don’t care about the board, thanks
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz assured Monday that he would evaluate the governor’s budget not the fiscal board’s, and urged sectors with more resources, such as foreign companies, to contribute more to the...
- Posted April 3, 2017
AGC-Puerto Rico Sets Eyes on Infrastructure
By Philipe Schoene Roura and Eva Lloréns Vélez WASHINGTON – The Associated General Contractors Puerto Rico (AGC-PR) Chapter kicked off its mid-year meeting with remarks by AGC-PR President Francisco Díaz Massó who touted the importance of promoting the island...
- Posted March 30, 2017
UPR students begin week-long strike
SAN JUAN – When the clock struck midnight, groups of about 20 people blocked each of the six vehicle access-control and three secondary gates of the University of Puerto Rico’s Río Piedras campus to protest proposed multimillion-dollar...
- Posted March 28, 2017
PDP sen. denounces ‘thousands’ of dismissals in Fiscal Plan
Sen. Rossana López decried over $1.3 million in fiscal incongruences
- Posted March 26, 2017
Fiscal Oversight Board sets rules for FY 2018 budget
The government must generate $200M in savings
- Posted March 25, 2017
Gov. Rosselló requests lowering UPR budget cut
SAN JUAN – Gov. Ricardo Rosselló asked the fiscal control board on Monday to reduce from $450 million to $241 million the budget cut the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) would have to implement on or before the...
- Posted March 20, 2017
Teachers Association: workdays should be reduced for legislators too
Demands equal "sacrifice" from the Legislature
- Posted March 18, 2017
Gov. Rosselló says UPR took $450M hit because it can generate revenue
Gov. Rosselló says UPR can generate revenue to deal with $450 million cut
- Posted March 16, 2017
Puerto Rico Secretary of State assures Christmas bonus won’t be eliminated
SAN JUAN – Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Executive Director José Marrero was disavowed Thursday by Secretary of State William Villafañe an hour after he said the Christmas bonus for public employees would eventually be eliminated. “No. That...
- Posted March 16, 2017