As a Result of Efforts by Pierluisi, Ponce Will Receive $3.5 Million Over the Next Three Years to Provide Care to HIV/AIDS PatientsResident Commissioner Pierluisi announced that the Health Resources and Services Administration will allocate $3.5 million in federal funding over the next three years under the Ryan White program to provide services to HIV/AIDS patients from Ponce and its surrounding municipalities.
Pierluisi Bill to Award Congressional Gold Medal to the Borinqueneers Surpasses Requisite 290 Cosponsors in the U.S. HousePierluisi announced that H.R. 1726, the bill he authored with Congressman Bill Posey to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, now has 294 cosponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives, which is more than the 290 cosponsors required for the bill to move forward in the legislative process
In a floor speech, the Resident Commissioner answered the arguments put forward by the two Senators about the territory’s political status.
Congressman Pierluisi announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will restore the counter-drug Tethered Aerostat Radar System in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Restoration of the aerostat is the culmination of more than two years of advocacy efforts by Pierluisi.
Pierluisi announced that an identical companion bill to H.R. 2000, the Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act, is being introduced in the U.S. Senate, marking another historic step in Puerto Rico’s fight for equality.
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Washington, DC—Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced that Pedro Delgado-Hernández today was unanimously confirmed, 98-0, by the U.S. Senate for a lifetime judicial appointment on the Federal District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.
Washington, DC—Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that H.R. 1726, the bill he authored with Congressman Bill Posey of Florida to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers, now has 294 cosponsors in the U.S.
San Juan, Puerto Rico—Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced today that the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency within the U.S.