All posts tagged "U.S. Treasury"
Puerto Rico gov’t: Cash need of $3.6B before year’s end
White House says willing to provide financial assistance in exchange for greater oversight over use of federal funds
- Posted November 6, 2017
U.S. Officials Urge for Policies to Grow Puerto Rico’s Economy
Calls for parity on federal healthcare funds, tools to incentivize labor participation
- Posted August 26, 2016
U.S. Treasury Tells Hatch to Address PR’s Health Care Shortfall
Medicaid programs in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories are fundamentally different from those in the states
- Posted August 11, 2016
Debt Strikes at Midnight
Puerto Rico plummets toward July 1
- Posted June 30, 2016
US Treasury Secretary Lew Reiterates He Sees Human Crisis in Puerto Rico
Hopes to jumpstart congressional efforts by focusing on basic services in jeopardy at hospitals, schools
- Posted May 9, 2016
US Treasury Secretary Lew Arrives in San Juan
SAN JUAN – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew arrived in San Juan Monday as part of the Obama administration’s engagement with the island regarding its fiscal crisis. Lew will visit Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School and Centro Médico de...
- Posted May 9, 2016
Treasury Official Says Harriet Tubman Will Go on $20 Bill
Abolitionist would be the first woman on U.S. paper currency in 100 years
- Posted April 20, 2016
US Treasury: We Must Avoid Another Lost Decade in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – Just ahead of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing Thursday on the U.S. Treasury’s analysis of the Puerto Rico crisis, the deputy assistant secretary for Microeconomic Analysis at the U.S. Treasury, Tara...
- Posted February 25, 2016
Economist Predicts Gov’t to Run Out of Cash by March, Congress to Impose Control Board in Response
SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico government would run out of money by March, essential services to citizens would be severely affected and the U.S. Congress would impose a fiscal control board to remedy the situation, Puerto...
- Posted January 21, 2016
Transcripts of 2010 Fed Meeting Show Concerns About Leaks
WASHINGTON – Transcripts released Friday show that in the fall of 2010, officials of the Federal Reserve were worried not just about a sluggish economy but also about in-fighting at the Fed and possible leaks of sensitive...
- Posted January 15, 2016