All posts tagged PRIPA

Private-sector group lobbying for PRIPA requests Congressional hearing
March 8, 2012, No Comments

The private-sector delegation headed by the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association that lobbied in Washington, D.C. last ...

Gov. Luis Fortuño and Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi. (Credit: La Fortaleza)
Fortuño presses Obama for creation of Section 933A
January 18, 2012, No Comments

Gov. Luis Fortuño urged Pres. Barack Obama Wednesday to include Puerto Rico in its new national economic plan, stressin ...

Puerto Rico's banking sector is confident it will achieve positive results this year.
PRMA’s plans for ’12: ‘Keep ball rolling’ on key strategies
January 3, 2012, No Comments

The Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association has mapped out its strategy for 2012, when it aims to keep the ball rolling on ...

Francisco Rodríguez-Castro, president of the Private Sector Coalition and labor leader José Rodríguez Báez sign the MOU.
Private Sector Coalition, unions sign pro-jobs MOU
October 11, 2011, No Comments

The Private Sector Coalition and representatives of 17 labor unions signed a “historic” Memorandum of Understanding ...

CNE Director of Public Policy Sergio Marxuach
CNE: Section 933A proposal not ‘silver bullet’ for long-term stability; Pierluisi lobbies in Congress
October 7, 2011, 1 Comment

Basing the future of Puerto Rico’s economy on an uncontrollable factor, such as an amendment of the U.S. tax code, is ...

Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi, center, heads a meeting with dozens of private sector and labor leaders Thursday.
Pierluisi meets with private sector, labor leaders on incentives, jobs
September 30, 2011, No Comments

Representatives from more than a dozen labor unions and the private sector met with Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluis ...

Economic Development and Commerce Secretary José Pérez-Riera  (Credit: © Mauricio Pascual)
Pérez-Riera: P.R. can regain manufacturing footing, reactivate economy
September 28, 2011, No Comments

The global currents and economic challenges of the private sector, which have generated a sort of pessimism that focuses ...

Senate Minority leader José Dalmau and Gov. Fortuño hold up the MOU signed Tuesday.  (Credit: La Fortaleza)
Government, private sector sign economic development MOU
September 27, 2011, No Comments

In what may constitute as one of the most significant unions between the public and private sector in recent years, doze ...

Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi
Pierluisi submits ‘Puerto Rico Investment Promotion Act’ bill in Congress
September 23, 2011, No Comments

Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi introduced Thursday the Puerto Rico Investment Promotion Act, which seeks an amend ...

Obama
Obama’s proposed cutbacks could set back local CFCs, spur reclassification
September 20, 2011, No Comments

A proposal in President Barack Obama’s deficit reduction plan unveiled Monday could put a wrench in the joint aspirati ...