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US House OKs $35B relief package that benefits PR
October 13, 2017, No Comments

The U.S. House of Representatives approved Thursday the Supplemental Appropriations Bill Disaster, HR 2266, which alloca ...

PR gov’t will go broke Oct. 31 without $4B-$6B from U.S.
October 9, 2017, No Comments

The government of Puerto Rico will go broke by Oct. 31 unless the U.S. Department of Treasury approves an injection of b ...

Members of Congress push recovery plan for Puerto Rico
September 25, 2017, No Comments

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) led members of Congress in writing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security calling for ...

US lawmakers ask OBoard for energy reform plan for PR
September 14, 2017, No Comments

Four members of U.S. Congress representing both political parties sent a letter to chairman of the Financial Oversight a ...

Rosselló creates last subgroup in ‘Front for Puerto Rico’
August 28, 2017, No Comments

Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced the creation of the third and final sub-working group as part of the Front for Puerto R ...

US Rep. Velázquez releases report on PR’s economy
August 9, 2017, No Comments

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) released Tuesday a report titled, “A Discussion on the Future of Puerto Rico’s Econo ...

Velázquez, experts discuss ways to spur PR’s recovery
July 19, 2017, No Comments

U.S. Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) hosted Tuesday a panel of experts and other members of Congress for a roundtable di ...

Census Bureau urged to include PR in national stats
July 17, 2017, No Comments

The Committee urged the Census Bureau to include all American citizens, including those residing in Puerto Rico and othe ...

U.S. Democrats seek to spur PR small business growth
July 14, 2017, No Comments

Washington, DC – A hearing before the House Small Business Committee Thursday probed how to reignite small business gr ...

Velázquez bill would boost P.R. small business growth
May 19, 2017, No Comments

The top Democrat on the House Small Business Committee, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY), unveiled Thursday an array of l ...