President Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance for Puerto Rico

(July 29, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced today that the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, signed the Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance (DFA per its English acronym) for Puerto Rico. The DFA is an immediate and short-term measure that will allow the federal government to carry outContinue reading “President Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance for Puerto Rico”

Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.

“Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved S.3548 the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) to provide a much-needed relief package to our Nation. The CARES Act will allocate over $2 trillion in federal funding to address the needs of the American people in the midst of the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. This legislation providesContinue reading “Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.”

Joint Statement by Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative for Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery; Governor Wanda Vázquez-Garced (PR) and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (PR)

(March 27, 2020- La Fortaleza, San Juan) –The Trump Administration has committed, even before the coronavirus, over a dozen departments and agencies, thousands of federal employees and billions of taxpayer dollars toward the recovery and resilience of Puerto Rico. This work is being conducted in partnership with the Government of Puerto Rico, the Office of theContinue reading “Joint Statement by Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative for Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery; Governor Wanda Vázquez-Garced (PR) and Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón (PR)”

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”