Governor Ricardo Rosselló
(July 31, 2018 - San Juan) Today, Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló inaugurated the facilities of the Offender Reentry Program (ORP), an initiative that seeks to promote and facilitate access to treatment services related to substance use in inmates that are close to serving their sentence and reintegrating into the free community.
The initiative, inaugurated at the Río Piedras Hospital of Forensic Psychiatry, is one of the measures aimed at addressing the problem of opiate use in Puerto Rico.
(July 31, 2018 - La Fortaleza, San Juan) Today, Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló appointed Raúl Maldonado as chief of staff and Ricardo Llerandi as deputy chief of staff.
Maldonado remains as the chief financial officer of the Government of Puerto Rico and Llerandi as executive director of the Puerto Rico Trade and Export Company.
(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.
(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.
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.
(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.
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.