Senate Committee Releases Names of Witnesses to Testify at Thursday Hearing on Puerto Rico

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has released the names of the witnesses who will testify at its October 22 hearing, “Puerto Rico: economy, debt, and options for Congress.”

The single panel format will include the governor of Puerto Rico, the resident commissioner representing PUerto Rico in Congress, an Obama administration official,  and two economists:

  • Mr. Antionio F. Weiss, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury;
  • The Honorable Pedro Pierluisi, Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico, U.S. House of Representatives;
  • The Honorable Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla, Governor, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico;
  • Mr. Sergio M. Marxuach, Policy Director, Center for a New Economy, Puerto Rico; and
  • Mr. Steven Fetter, Founder and President, Regulation UnFettered.

A live webcast of the hearing may be available here.

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