All posts tagged "José Vargas Vidot"
Puerto Rico Senate to open Washington office next week
The budget for operating the Federal, Social and Economic Affairs Office is not yet known
- Posted April 9, 2018
Puerto Rico Senate proposes mandatory class on statistics for public employees
Certain public employees would be required to comply with 12-hour of continuing education at Statistics Institute
- Posted January 9, 2018
Government sued: ‘Chronicle of an anticipated legal dispute’
Legislators unsurprised by fiscal board's legal action
- Posted August 28, 2017
Vargas Vidot says fiscal board demands should be challenged
Believes proposed cuts show entity's 'malice'; asks the people 'rise up'
- Posted March 10, 2017
Vargas Vidot proposes cutting rum subsidies to help finance nonprofits
SAN JUAN – Independent Sen. José Vargas Vidot has introduced legislation that would reduce the percentage of the Rum Excise Tax Cover-Over Program that is given to the liquor’s producers in Puerto Rico to help finance the...
- Posted February 6, 2017
Senate approves bill to eliminate Special Communities Office
It would be replaced by a centralized office that encompasses community-oriented agencies
- Posted January 29, 2017
Senate approves CRIM Law amendment, NPP to control Governing Board
SAN JUAN — In order to implement Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s public policy in municipalities, the Senate approved Monday a bill to amend the Municipal Revenue Collections Center (CRIM) Law so its governing board majority is composed of...
- Posted January 24, 2017
Rivera Schatz supports Vargas Vidot’s bills to address drug addiction
The independent senator will present his National Drug Plan
- Posted January 23, 2017
Vargas Vidot to present bills to benefit former prisoners
The bills aim to ease former prisoners' reinsertion into society
- Posted January 21, 2017
Senators question possible conflict with designated DNRA-secretary
Eduardo Bhatia, the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) spokesperson, met with the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (DNRA) Secretary, Tania Vázquez Rivera, on Friday, due to possible conflicts of interest that could arise after being appointed president of...
- Posted January 13, 2017