Thursday, August 18, 2022

All posts tagged "Politics"

  • Electoral Expert Says There is Room to Reduce Electoral Process Expenses

    Expenses incurred by the Puerto Rico State Elections Commission (CEE by its Spanish initials) for this year’s electoral cycle—which includes primaries and the general election—estimated at $90 million, can be reduced but changes cannot be left to...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Endorsement Filings Moving Forward at the CEE

    Two of the three independent candidates aspiring to be elected governor of Puerto Rico in the November 2016 elections have reached the minimum 50% of endorsements required by Feb. 1, submitting some 16,000 endorsements each. As of...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
  • Cruz and Clinton Win Iowa, Next up is New Hampshire Republicans in Three-way Contest

    A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. Democrats were girding...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
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  • Carrión: Uncertainty Behind Volatility in Puerto Rico Bank Stocks

    B2B Tax to Cost Popular $20M to $25M in 2016 After reporting last week an adjusted net income of $98 million for the fourth quarter (4Q) and a net income of $895 million for full-year 2015, Richard...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
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  • Bernier’s Gubernatorial Campaign Will be ‘Diverse and Inclusive’

    Just as in previous Popular Democratic Party (PDP) campaigns for governor in 1992 with Víctoria Muñoz and 1992 with Héctor Luis Acevedo, La Fortaleza hopeful David Bernier’s campaign also aims to be inclusive and diverse. And as...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
  • Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis Forces Adjustments in Local Republican Party Primaries

    Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis has already touched on the electoral process and its first victim will be the primaries of the local Republican Party for the U.S. presidency, scheduled for March 6. Local Republican Party functionaries said...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
  • Ricky Rosselló-Pierluisi Gubernatorial Primary Race Avoiding Confrontations

    While the internal poll numbers of each of the gubernatorial hopefuls from the New Progressive Party (NPP), according to their respective spokespersons, place both in the lead, both camps have agreed to a gentlemanly race by avoiding...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
  • The Year Ahead

    García Padilla Advisers Bogged Down in Debt-Packed 2016 The new year will mark a significantly shameful milestone for Puerto Rico. The new calendar year that began 14 days ago marks the ninth year out of 10 that...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
  • Proposed Fiscal Control Board Viewed with Political Apprehension

    BY ISMAEL TORRES The proposed Federal Board for Fiscal Control, presented by Republican Sens. Orrin Hatch (Utah), Chuck Grassley (Iowa) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), which includes powers that override the Puerto Rico Constitution and decides the budgets...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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