Governor of Puerto Rico Implements Some of the Most Widespread Protections in the U.S. to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak

(March 25th, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced is implementing some of the most widespread protections in the United States as the world continues to grapple with the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The Governor has taken several aggressive measures to ensure the health and well-being of the people of Puerto Rico, pioneering several initiatives thatContinue reading “Governor of Puerto Rico Implements Some of the Most Widespread Protections in the U.S. to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak”

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GRANTS GOVERNOR VÁZQUEZ GARCED’S REQUEST TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO BUSINESSES ON THE ISLAND

(March 23th, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) granted Governor Vázquez Garced’s request to help businesses on the island affected by the global emergency of Coronavirus COVID-19. This assistance is a result of Governor Vázquez Garced’s March 18, 2020 letter to the SBA requesting resources under the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)Continue reading “U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GRANTS GOVERNOR VÁZQUEZ GARCED’S REQUEST TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO BUSINESSES ON THE ISLAND”

GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO URGES THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND CENTER FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES TO PROVIDE PUERTO RICO FUNDING FOR MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PROGRAM

(March 20th, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) Governor Vázquez Garced sent a letter to Alex Azar II, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),  Ms. Seema Verma, Administrator, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and Mr. Demetrios Kouzoukas, Principal Deputy Administrator & Director of CMS urging them to identify ways to restore moreContinue reading “GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO URGES THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND CENTER FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES TO PROVIDE PUERTO RICO FUNDING FOR MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PROGRAM”

GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO URGES PRESIDENT TRUMP AND U.S. CONGRESS TO INCLUDE PUERTO RICO IN ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE

(March 19th, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) Governor Vázquez Garced sent a letter to the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, and Congress Leadership urging them to include and treat Puerto Rico equal to the States in the forthcoming   economic stimulus package currently being drafted in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19. The letter outlined several prioritiesContinue reading “GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO URGES PRESIDENT TRUMP AND U.S. CONGRESS TO INCLUDE PUERTO RICO IN ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE”

Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.

“Today, the U.S. Senate approved the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201”, a bill that will provide an additional robust response to the global COVID-19 outbreak and address the personal safety and financial security of millions of Americans. This legislation includes provisions that provide Puerto Rico access to free testing for COVID-19 and $100Continue reading “Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.”

Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.

“Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201”, a bill that will provide an additional robust response to the global COVID-19 outbreak and address the personal safety and financial security of millions of Americans. This legislation includes provisions that provide Puerto Rico access to free testing for COVID-19Continue reading “Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.”

GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO PARTICIPATES OF THE LATINO COALITION LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT 2020 IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

(March 4, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced joined by the Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA), Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq. will be participate in the Latino Coalition Legislative Summit 2020 in Washington, D.C. on March 4th, 2020. The Latino Coalition (TLC per its English acronym) is aContinue reading “GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO PARTICIPATES OF THE LATINO COALITION LEGISLATIVE SUMMIT 2020 IN WASHINGTON, D.C.”

PRFAA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL WILL HOLD THE FIRST LET’S TALK BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

(February 27, 2020 – San Juan, Puerto Rico) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced and Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA), Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq. will be participating in the 2020 National Women’s Business Council (NWBC): Let’s Talk Business Roundtable in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This event will allow women business owners,Continue reading “PRFAA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL WILL HOLD THE FIRST LET’S TALK BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced urges U.S. Senate to pass Earthquake Disaster Relief Legislation for Puerto Rico

(February 24, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) — Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced sent a letter to Senate Leadership urging swift consideration and passage of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2020, H.R. 5687. This bill would allocate critical disaster relief funding for Puerto Rico as a result of ongoing earthquakes that have affected theContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced urges U.S. Senate to pass Earthquake Disaster Relief Legislation for Puerto Rico”