All posts tagged "Puerto Rico House of Representatives"
Probe into sexual harassment complaint against Puerto Rico House VP to end this week
Speaker promises to make report of investigation public
- Posted August 14, 2017
House Approves Doubling Traffic Fines, Collecting Tax on Online purchases
SAN JUAN—In a party-line vote Monday, the Puerto Rico House approved two of the bills that support Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s fiscal plan. These were House bills 939 and 849, which double traffic fines and seek collecting the...
- Posted April 25, 2017
Interim House Speaker in the Dark About Special Session
Ruiz de Porras says governor hasn't informed him about session, nevertheless ready to see pending legislation
- Posted November 15, 2016
New House Treasury Chair Shares Working Goals
SAN JUAN — Achieving a balanced budget, reducing government expenses, regaining Puerto Rico’s credibility in the capital markets, restructuring the debt through a consensual negotiation with bondholders and improving tax rates for the working class are some...
- Posted November 14, 2016
Acting House Speaker Dismisses Aiming for Minority Leader Position
PDP Rep. also said he was pleased with the designation of NPP's Carlos “Johnny” Méndez as new House speaker
- Posted November 11, 2016
Perelló already began remodelling his new workspace
SAN JUAN – It has been 11 days since Jaime Perelló resigned as speaker of the House of Representatives, at the request of Popular Democratic Party (PDP) President David Bernier, but the lawmaker already has a large...
- Posted September 9, 2016
NPP Lawmaker Calls for Perelló’s Resignation
House Speaker in hot water following guilty plea of former associate in federal court
- Posted July 20, 2016
Senate Rejects House Version of Closing Law
Senate Bill 904 allows pharmacies with 25 employees or less to be exempted from the provisions of the Closing Law, allowing them to open from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sundays.
- Posted June 29, 2016