Five-Minute Floor Speech on the GAO Report on the Fiscal Impact of Puerto Rico Statehood on the Federal GovernmentResident Commissioner, Pedro Pierluisi delivers a five-minute speech regarding the GAO Report
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy is Preparing Caribbean Border Counternarcotics StrategyResident Commissioner Pierluisi announced that the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy is in the process of preparing a Caribbean Border Counternarcotics Strategy, as required by a provision that Pierluisi secured in legislation that became law in January.
GAO Report Confirms that Statehood Will Mean Billions in Additional Federal Funding for Puerto Rico AnnuallyResident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced the release of a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office that examines the potential impact of Puerto Rico statehood on federal spending and federal revenues.
Resident Commissioner Pierluisi delivers a speech regarding federal cleanup of Vieques and Culebra.
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.
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It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.
This week, Puerto Rico’s Democratic representative in Congress, Resident Commissioner Pedro R. Pierluisi, discusses his trip on Air Force One and working as a staffer.
San Juan, Puerto Rico—Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced that Congress recently approved legislation that prevents a reduction in the reimbursement rate for Puerto Rico physicians who treat Medicare patients, and therefore is beneficial to both doctors and patients. The legislation, called the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, is well known becau
By Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi (D-P.R.)