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Governor Rosselló meets with US House and Senate Democratic leaders

(January 9, 2018 – Washington, DC) Continuing his efforts in the federal capital, the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, met today with Representative Joseph Crowley (D-NY), leader of the Democratic Caucus of the United States House of Representatives.

Later, the governor held a meeting with the leader of the Democratic minority in the US Senate, Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Governor of Puerto Rico reiterates call to Congressional leadership to fulfill their promise of economic development for the Island

(December 19, 2017 - La Fortaleza, San Juan) Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló sent a letter to the majority and minority leaders of the United States Senate and House of Representatives to request the inclusion of amendments related to the tax code that guarantee equal treatment to the American citizens residing in Puerto Rico.

The governor reiterated that Congress itself enacted the PROMESA Act to ensure economic development and fiscal stability, but the unequal treatment towards Puerto Rico in the federal tax reform hinders its purpose.

Governor of Puerto Rico requests Congress to help build a more resilient Puerto Rico

(November 14, 2017 – Washington, DC) The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, participated in hearings at both chambers of the United States Congress where he called on Congress to approve an emergency supplemental legislation for the Island.

The legislation, as explained by the governor, should provide equal treatment for the American citizens residing in Puerto Rico compared to what any state in the United States would expect if they experienced a similar level of devastation after the passage of Hurricane Maria.

Governor of Puerto Rico warns that American citizens residing on the Island need equal treatment in Congress

(November 13, 2017 – Washington, DC) The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, urged Congress to consider Puerto Rico in the federal tax reform and to include the Island in the Supplemental Disaster Relief Package that will attend the different natural disasters registered in the nation to ensure equal treatment for American citizens residing on the Island.

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