(July 12, 2018) "The salary granted by the Governing Board of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to the new executive director is not proportional to the financial condition of PREPA, to the fiscal situation of the Government, or to the feeling of the People who are making sacrifices to raise Puerto Rico.
Governor Ricardo Rosselló
Governor Rosselló attends working lunch at the White House, at the invitation of the president of the United States
(June 21, 2018 - Washington, DC) Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló met today with the president of the United States, Donald J. Trump and the vice president, Mike Pence, to discuss the importance of economic development for the Island, federal and state economic policies, as well as the challenges and opportunities to increase the workforce.
(May 28, 2018 - La Fortaleza, San Juan) Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló submitted to the consideration of the Legislature the Incentives Code Bill, which will establish a new transparent and efficient process for the granting and overseeing of all incentives.
Washington, DC – The Puerto Rico Shadow Congressional Delegation, known as the Statehood Commission, today honored the fallen servicemen and women from Puerto Rico at a commemoration ceremony and wreath laying at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.
AbbVie Donates $100 Million to Strengthen Access to Healthcare, Housing for Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 22, 2018 – AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced a donation of $100 million to two organizations, Direct Relief and Habitat for Humanity International, to strengthen access to healthcare and housing in Puerto Rico. The organizations will receive $50 million each. This donation is an extension of the more than $4 million AbbVie provided following the unprecedented natural disasters of 2017.
(April 27, 2018 - Washington, D.C.) During the continuation of his work in various cities of the United States, Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló met today in Washington, D.C., with senior federal government officials and congressmen to continue the recovery of Puerto Rico after the impact of Hurricane Maria.
The chief executive met with the secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Ben Carson.
Governor Rosselló encourages the Financial Oversight and Management Board to reflect on the impact of the certified Fiscal Plan
(April 19, 2018 - La Fortaleza, San Juan) Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló called today for the Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB) to reflect on the Fiscal Plan that they certified, which considers matters of public policy that the federal entity does not have the power to execute.
HUD AWARDS RECORD $18.5 BILLION FOR PUERTO RICO HURRICANE RECOVERY Disaster recovery funds to help repair damaged homes, businesses and electric grid
SAN JUAN, PR – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded a record $18.5 billion to support long-term disaster recovery in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. HUD’s Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude announced the disaster recovery grants with Governor Ricardo Rosselló and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón.
Governor Rosselló urges Congressman Bishop to take all parties into consideration during his evaluation of the results of the federal PROMESA Act
(April 2, 2018- La Fortaleza, San Juan) The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, addressed today a letter to Rob Bishop (R-Utah) in which he urges the congressman to adopt a balanced approach that considers all stakeholders in Puerto Rico and not just the concerns of the bondholders.
The letter sent to the also chairman of the US House Committee on Natural Resources—Congress body that addresses the issues of Puerto Rico and the territories—arises in response to a letter that Congressman Bishop sent last week to the Financial Oversight and Management Board (FOMB).
(March 14, 2018 – La Fortaleza, San Juan) Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, congratulated the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for appointing Brad Dean as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the private non-profit corporation responsible for the promotion of the Island as a tourist destination abroad.
The chairman of the DMO Board of Directors, Jon Borschow, announced the appointment today and informed that Dean will begin his duties at the end of April.