Saturday, January 18, 2020

All posts tagged "Legislation"

  • Representative Urges Approval of Bill to Label Genetically Modified Products

    SAN JUAN – Rep. Ricardo Llerandi Cruz is advocating for the adoption of a bill that seeks to order all companies to label food packaging containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), “so the consumer can select, in an...

    • Posted March 7, 2016
  • Bill Prohibiting Prasa from Charging New Customers Old Debts Stuck in Legislative Limbo

    SAN JUAN – New Progressive Party Rep. Luis “Tato” León requested from House Speaker Jaime Perelló and the lower chamber’s majority Saturday that a measure be passed prohibiting the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (Prasa) from requiring the payment...

    • Posted February 20, 2016
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  • US Senators File Amendment to Establish Temporary Stay on Litigation Against Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN – U.S. Senators have have introduced legislation that would establish a short-term stay on creditor litigation until “Congress takes action to allow Puerto Rico to restructure its debts,” a news release says. The Puerto Rico...

    • Posted February 2, 2016
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  • Term’s Last Regular Session of Congress Begins

    SAN JUAN – The seventh and last ordinary session of the Puerto Rico Legislature for the 2012 to 2016 term begins Monday at 1 p.m., with both the House of Representatives and the Senate having left several...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • Legislation Seeking to Promote Small Businesses Enacted into Law

    SAN JUAN – Legislation that seeks to promote small & midsize companies (Pymes by its Spanish acronym) in Puerto Rico was recently enacted into law, according to a House of Representatives statement released Friday. In addition to increasing...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • France Quarrels Over Revoking Citizenship Of Terrorists

    PARIS – The push by France’s Socialist government to revoke the citizenship of convicted terrorists with dual nationality after the Paris attacks has turned into a harsh political dispute, with the far right applauding the move while...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Health Care Repeal Vote To Open A Political Year In Congress

    WASHINGTON – It’s been like a long-delayed New Year’s resolution for Republicans. But 2016 will finally be the year when they put legislation on President Barack Obama’s desk repealing his health care law. The bill undoing the...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Filed Bill would require Government to Hand Social Media Passwords Over to New Administration

    TOA ALTA – New Progressive Party (NPP) Rep. Ángel “Gary” Rodríguez announced Saturday he has filed a bill requiring transition committees in government agencies and public corporations to hand over to the incoming administration all email addresses...

    • Posted December 26, 2015
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  • New York Times: Don’t Abandon Puerto Rico

    The New York Times has published an editorial urging the U.S. Congress not to “abandon” Puerto Rico and the 3.5 million American citizens living on the island. The Times’ Editorial Board lashes out against “investors who are...

    • Posted December 26, 2015
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  • Is Puerto Rico a Classic Colony?

    SAN JUAN – After the U.S. assistant attorney general and the U.S. solicitor general expressed to the U.S. Supreme Court in their arguments on the Luis. M. Sánchez Valle case on whether Puerto Rico and the U.S....

    • Posted December 25, 2015
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