Puerto Rico’s August 21-27, 2017 political week in tweets

by | Aug 29, 2017 | Political Week in Tweets | Comments

Puerto Rico presses on for statehood

The current administration is not slowing down in its quest to have the US territory admitted as the 51st state.

 

Puerto Rico as a tax haven

Business publications are making note of Puerto Rico and its laws which might make it an attractive tax haven.

 

Tax revenues up

The Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury is reporting that tax revenues were higher than expected; a small victory for the administration.

 

Oversight Board facing existential threats

Lawsuits against Puerto Rico now include the Oversight Board and its composition.

 

Unions confront Oversight Board

Joining the group of lawsuits, are new efforts by unions to oppose the measures being implemented by the Oversight Board.