All posts tagged "José Aponte Hernández"
Puerto Rico House speaker to lobby for island to be considered domestic in US tax reform
Assures that if island remains a foreign jurisdiction, up to 250,000 jobs could be lost
- Posted December 4, 2017
Puerto Rico rep exhorts US Congress to treat island as domestic jurisdiction
Says tax classification would be step toward equality with states, statehood
- Posted November 27, 2017
NPP rep continues islandwide campaign for statehood
CANÓVANAS – Former Puerto Rico House Speaker José Aponte Hernández continued his campaign in favor of Puerto Rico’s decolonization via statehood by holding a discussion in the municipality of Canóvanas. Several people, including Canóvanas Mayor Lornna Soto, gathered...
- Posted March 15, 2017
Aponte Hernández Demands Congress to Admit PR as 51st State
Pro-statehood Representative notes NPP’s victory in last elections as another step into gaining admission
- Posted November 16, 2016
Aponte Hernández: Appointing Bacó to GDB Presidency Would Be A ‘Grave Error’
SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party Rep. José Aponte Hernández said he rejects La Fortaleza’s recommendation of Economic Development Secretary Alberto Bacó-Bagué as interim president of the Government Development Bank (GDB) and the likelihood of his permanency. “It is a...
- Posted July 31, 2016
Aponte Hernández Requests to Certify Fund Availability Before Law Approval
NPP Representative wants the Senate to consider House Bill 3001 for approval
- Posted July 14, 2016
Aponte Hernández: Time Has Come for US to Grant Puerto Rico Statehood
"No more excuses, no more delays," he wrote
- Posted June 24, 2016
More Support for Pierluisi Candidacy Announced
NPP Reps urge large turnout for June 5 primary
- Posted May 16, 2016
Aponte Hernández: Exodus of Puerto Ricans to US Due to Colonial Status
SAN JUAN – The new wave of Puerto Ricans relocating to the United States mainland, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), exceeded 112,490 people in 2015, and is a result of...
- Posted April 17, 2016
Bill Filed to Make Audited Financial Statements Public by Dec. 1
Would order Treasury secretary to file report earlier
- Posted April 3, 2016