Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.

(August 21, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – “We are very pleased with the results from this visit and the partnership we have with Rear Admiral Brown and federal officials. This visit to the island’s biomedical production facilities allowed stakeholders the opportunity to experience firsthand Puerto Rico’s pharmaceutical and medical device manufacture industry. The island is the largestContinue reading “Official Statement Jennifer M. Storipan, Esq.”

PRFAA, FEMA, and COR3 Provide Information on Hurricane Recovery to Members of the House Committee on Homeland Security

(August 12, 2020- Washington, D.C.)– The Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA), Jennifer M. Storipan, the Executive Director of the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction, and Resilience (COR3), Ottmar Chávez, and the Federal Coordinator of the Recovery in Puerto Rico for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Alex Amparo, provided anContinue reading “PRFAA, FEMA, and COR3 Provide Information on Hurricane Recovery to Members of the House Committee on Homeland Security”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Highlights Puerto Rico’s Biomedical Production to White House Officials and Stakeholders

(August 6, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced invited Rear Admiral Peter J. Brown, White House Special Representative to Puerto Rico, as well as Representatives from both the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy and the U.S International Development Finance Corporation, and other federal officials to visit Puerto Rico. This visitContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Highlights Puerto Rico’s Biomedical Production to White House Officials and Stakeholders”

PRFAA and PRPA Discuss Passenger Control Measures with House T&I Committee Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

(August 4, 2020- Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA) and the Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA) participated in a conference call with the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation. The Government of Puerto Rico discussed the influx of passengers and tourists coming to the island during thisContinue reading “PRFAA and PRPA Discuss Passenger Control Measures with House T&I Committee Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Official Statement of Antonio Pabón Batlle Chief of Staff to Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced

(July 29, 2020 – Washington, D.C.) – “The Government of Puerto Rico continues to work closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a team during this emergency. The excellent communication and relationship have made it possible to overcome and clarify any concern or doubt shared by FEMA’s Region 2 Director, who it isContinue reading “Official Statement of Antonio Pabón Batlle Chief of Staff to Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced”

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.”

Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Imposes Strict Measures for Visitors in Puerto Rico Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

(Thursday, July 2, 2020- Washington, D.C.) –Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced that she would sign Executive Order 2020-052, which will come into effect on July 15, 2020. Executive Order 052 establishes several new mandatory measures regarding the influx of passengers arriving on the island. These measures include travelers who come to Puerto Rico to provideContinue reading “Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced Imposes Strict Measures for Visitors in Puerto Rico Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”

PRFAA y el Condado de Orange Se Unen Para Apoyar a la Comunidad Puertorriqueña Durante la Pandemia

La iniciativa es parte de los planes de la Lcda. Jennifer M. Storipan, Directora Ejecutiva de PRFAA  y el  Lcdo. Anthony Carrillo Filomeno, Director Regional de PRFAA Florida para continuar asistiendo la comunidad puertorriqueña durante la pandemia. (miércoles, 24 de junio de 2020- Orlando, F.L.) – La Administración de Asuntos Federales de Puerto Rico conContinue reading “PRFAA y el Condado de Orange Se Unen Para Apoyar a la Comunidad Puertorriqueña Durante la Pandemia”

U.S. Secretary of DOE and Chairman of the FERC Thank Governor Vázquez Garced Efforts Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

(MAY 8, 2020 – Washington, D.C.)– The Governor of Puerto Rico, Wanda Vázquez Garced received a letter via email from the U.S. Secretary of Energy (DOE) Dan Brouillette, and the Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Neil Chatterjee, thanking the Government’s efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic and announcing continued support for the islandContinue reading “U.S. Secretary of DOE and Chairman of the FERC Thank Governor Vázquez Garced Efforts Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”

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”