Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.Third Anniversary of Hurricane María

(Sunday, September 20, 2020- Washington, DC) – “Today marks the third anniversary of Hurricane María, one of the most devastating natural disasters in our nation’s history. Puerto Rico will never forget September 20th, 2017, three years ago, when María, a deadly hurricane, made landfall just two weeks after Hurricane Irma’s passage. These hurricanes’ impact caused irreparable harmContinue reading “Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.Third Anniversary of Hurricane María”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Delivers to the U.S. Congress the Fourth Status Report of the Economic and Disaster Recovery Plan in the Aftermath of the 2017 Hurricanes

(August 5, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced today the delivery of the fourth Congressional Status Report on the Economic and Disaster Recovery Plan to the U.S. Congress detailing the island’s progress in recovery efforts amid the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. As required by the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) of 2018, P.L. 115-123,Continue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Delivers to the U.S. Congress the Fourth Status Report of the Economic and Disaster Recovery Plan in the Aftermath of the 2017 Hurricanes”

Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.

“Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources is holding a Full Committee oversight hearing titled, “The Transformation of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA). This hearing will examine PREPA’s rebuilding status, as the island moves to provide the people of Puerto Rico with reliable, affordable, and clean electricity by transitioning the primary source of powerContinue reading “Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.”

PRFAA and Orange County Partner to Support Puerto Rican Community During Pandemic

The initiative is part of the plans of Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq, PRFAA’s Executive Director of PRFAA and Anthony Carrillo Filomeno, Esq., Regional Director of PRFAA’s Orlando’s office to continue assisting the Puerto Rican community during the pandemic. (Wednesday, June 24, 2020- Orlando, FL) – The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration office in Orlando (PRFAAContinue reading “PRFAA and Orange County Partner to Support Puerto Rican Community During Pandemic”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Welcomes Visit from Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative to Puerto Rico

(June 9, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced today that she will welcome Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative to Puerto Rico, officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to the island next week. “We welcome this visit from Rear AdmiralContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Welcomes Visit from Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative to Puerto Rico”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Announces U.S. Department of Treasury Disbursement of Payments for $1,200 Stimulus Checks

(May 4, 2020- Washington, D.C.)– Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin approved the disbursement of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) in accordance with the CARES Act (P.L. 116-136). This announcement comes after last Friday’s approval by the U.S. Treasury of the Government of Puerto Rico’s distribution plan. The plan, diligentlyContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Announces U.S. Department of Treasury Disbursement of Payments for $1,200 Stimulus Checks”

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”

PRFAA Coordinates Senator Richard Blumenthal Visit to Puerto Rico to Discuss Disaster Recovery after Recent Earthquakes

(February 21, 2020 – Guánica, P.R.) – On February 21-23th, 2020, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), joined by the Deputy Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA), Juan L. Negrón will meet with Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced and Puerto Rico officials. During his time in Puerto Rico, the Senator will visit the municipalities ofContinue reading “PRFAA Coordinates Senator Richard Blumenthal Visit to Puerto Rico to Discuss Disaster Recovery after Recent Earthquakes”