All posts tagged "Puerto Rico Senate"
Puerto Rico gov names acting Corrections and Consumer Affairs secretaries for Senate consideration
Also designates Álex López as legislative affairs adviser
- Posted October 15, 2019
Puerto Rico telecommunications to be nearly restored in January, regulatory board says
TRB president says service restoration after Hurricane María delayed due to theft of telecom tower materials
- Posted November 8, 2017
Puerto Rico senator sounds note of caution about yielding legislative powers
Senate president argues bill won't give governor a 'blank check'
- Posted October 18, 2017
Puerto Rico Senate confirms Prepa, OCIF nominees
Puerto Rican Institute of Culture and Environmental Quality Board heads also confirmed
- Posted August 11, 2017
Puerto Rico Senate President says special session will ‘probably’ be held
Would take place in late July or early August if governor convenes it to address fiscal plan and budget related measures, Schatz said
- Posted July 7, 2017
Puerto Rico Senate approves 50 measures as session ends
Leaves two others in the pipeline Sunday evening
- Posted June 26, 2017
Puerto Rico Senate approves bill to increase coin-machine fees
SAN JUAN – The Senate decided Sunday night to amend one of the new revenue measures that form part of the budget to force into conference committee the bill that increases the licenses to the slots. The...
- Posted June 26, 2017
Provisional Senate chamber provides limited access to press, public
SAN JUAN – As of Tuesday, and at least until the end of this ordinary session, which concludes June 30, the Puerto Rico Senate will convene in the Leopoldo Figueroa Hall, to which a wooden platform covered...
- Posted March 28, 2017
Rivera Schatz denies O’Neill case undermines governor’s power
SAN JUAN – Even though Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló requested Guaynabo Mayor Héctor O’Neill‘s immediate resignation 16 days ago, to no avail, Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz said Tuesday that this doesn’t affect the governor’s control over the...
- Posted March 21, 2017
Puerto Rico Senate approves $5M for status referendum
SAN JUAN – With 21 votes in favor and eight against, including opposition from independent Sen. José Vargas Vidot, the Senate approved Senate Resolution 92 to reassign $5.3 million to the State Elections Commission (CEE by its Spanish acronym)...
- Posted March 17, 2017