2017 Plebiscite Draft Ballot Released

The Puerto Rico State Elections Commissions has released a draft ballot for status referendum to be held on June 11, 2017. The ballot begins with… Read More

Rossello Asks Fellow Governors for Support

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has sent letters to the governors of several states asking for their help in persuading their state delegations in Congress… Read More

Congress Examines PREPA Agreement, Other Fiscal Challenges Facing Puerto Rico

On March 22, 2017, the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources held a… Read More

Witnesses Announced for March 22 Hearing on PREPA

The Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives has released its list of witnesses for its oversight hearing, “The… Read More

Governor Rossello Takes Action

“The PNP has taken the right steps in its first 2 months,” according to Alerta Progresista. Alerta Progresista describes its organization as “the largest social… Read More

Gonzalez-Colon Calls on PROMESA Board to Speak Out on Healthcare Funding

Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, wrote to Jose Carrión, chair of the PROMESA fiscal oversight board, “I am writing to reiterate my request… Read More

51st State: Whose Legacy?

by Howard Hills, author of Citizens Without a State Maybe the real lesson of the 2016 election is that change in federal law and policy… Read More

Rosselló’s Office Vows to Keep Fighting for Medicaid Funding

Recognizing that healthcare funding for Puerto Rico was not included in federal legislation introduced last week to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), Gov. Ricardo… Read More

House Subcommittee Announces Hearing on PREPA Restructuring Support Agreement

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs has announced an oversight hearing on the status of the Puerto Rico Electric Power… Read More

PROMESA Board Approves Amended Fiscal Plan

Updated at 3/13  1:51 pm Puerto Rico’s fiscal board, created through the enactment of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), voted… Read More