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Puerto Rico in Distress

Most Recent Bankruptcy Case Docket Information for Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (17-03283)

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Puerto Rico’s bankrupt public power utility signed a long-term deal to outsource the business of delivering electricity, making an expensive bet that private operators can curb the high costs and service problems that have long plagued consumers, WSJ Pro Bankruptcy reported. The U.S.

Puerto Rico’s governor on Thursday promised wage increases for teachers, police officers, firefighters and other public workers, unveiling a government budget higher than the one submitted by a federal control board that oversees the island’s finances, the Associated Press reported. It is the first budget submitted by Gov.

Facing declining enrollment, a bloated pension system and more than $341 million in debt, the University of Puerto Rico needs to cut spending, boost revenue and reduce its retirement obligations, a federally-appointed oversight board said yesterday as it unveiled its 2020 fiscal plan for the institution, Bloomberg News reported.

The Puerto Rico Federal Oversight and Management Board submitted a proposed $10 billion budget on Thursday as federal legislators debate whether to curtail the board’s power over the U.S. territory, the Washington Post reported.

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The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico was created under the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act of 2016. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the President of the United States and one ex officio member designated by the Governor of Puerto Rico. Access information on the Board, documents, videos of meetings, calendar of events and live webcasts by clicking here.