Posts Tagged: Ricardo Rossello

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 Rosselló’s top aide in Washington, D.C. has vowed to continue to fight for critical resources. “It is what it is. We are a territory. These types of bills never include… Read more »

Governor Rossello Responds to PROMESA Board

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló sent a letter this week to PROMESA Board Chairman José Carrión outlining the actions he has taken so far and the actions he plans to take to address Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Rossello’s letter began by expressing some degree of agreement, but also taking a stand on points of disagreement:… Read more »

Rossello Pledges “Good Faith” Debt Talks

  Governor-Elect Ricardo Rossello (New Progressive Party/PNP) signaled changes in the Government of Puerto Rico’s fiscal course in naming two members of his top fiscal team yesterday. Raul Maldonado Gautier will be Secretary of the Treasury and Gerardo Jose Portela Franco will be Director of the Fiscal Agency and Financial Advisory Authority that the territorial… Read more »

Rossello Outlines Administration Initiatives

Puerto Rico Governor-Elect Ricardo Rossello (New Progressive Party) is quoted this morning in El Nuevo Dia as saying that he will begin talks with creditors as soon as next week. His goal is to save up to $800 million a year in debt costs over five to seven years. Options for accomplishing this including renegotiating as… Read more »

Rossello Lead Over Bernier Grows

Popular Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate David Bernier has dramatically lost support during the past two months, widening the lead of New Progressive Party (NPP) candidate Ricardo Rossello, according to a recent poll. Rossello led David Bernier 40% to 28% in the survey of 1,000 voters October 2-6 with an error margin of +/- 3.1%…. Read more »

Pierluisi Concedes to Rosselló in Race for Governor

Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi has conceded to Ricardo Rosselló in the race to become the New Progressive Party’s (NPP) 2016 gubernatorial candidate. “It hurts me on a personal basis, but at the same time I must say that the cause [the NPP] stands for is bigger than the personal aspirations of its leaders,”… Read more »

Statehooders More Popular than Commonwealthers; Rossello Leads for Governor

Political status resolution activist Ricardo Rossello is the favorite for the statehood party nomination for governor of Puerto Rico in 2016, a poll released this morning shows. Among party members, the son of former Governor Pedro Rossello is ahead of party President Pedro Pierluisi 61% to 25% in the highly regarded semi-annual survey. Senator Thomas… Read more »