PROMESA Board’s 8th Meeting 

20170630 0852Sheraton Hotel, Convention Center, San Juan PR By Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com   A year after President Obama signed landmark legislation that created a 7-member board to oversee Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future, the year’s relatively stagnant pace has become something of a race.  (Whether or not the changes underway are “enough”, or are even of the “right …

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Roundup podcast: First Title III Hearing

John Mudd and Gil Hall discuss the first title III bankruptcy hearing for Puerto Rico held on May 17, 2017 before Judge Laura Taylor Swain in San Juan.

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Long-term Fiscal Growth Plan approved in fifth PR Control Board meeting

gil@prnewsroundup.com Published: 20170313 1558 Updated: 20170313 165732 In its fifth meeting, held today in New York, the board created by Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances voted unanimously to adopt a long-term fiscal plan. The “Fiscal Plan for Puerto Rico” released late today is a version of the plan plan publicly proposed by Governor Roselló in February that was modified to address concerns the Board …

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Puerto Rico’s Budget: the Complex Reality

by Gil Hall ( gil@prnewsroundup.com ) PR Budget Expert David Del Rio @ddrioo disentangles Puerto Rico’s complex budget and discusses what can be cut without directly affecting truly essential services.

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Roundup podcast: Rush to Title III?; Update on legal challenges to PROMESA

On .@prnewsroundup .@MUDDLAW & .@gillamhall talk about board’s perceived rush to title III & discuss other PROMESA legal and administrative developments #muniland bit.ly/2jFKF6U

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Índice para el audio de la tercera reunión de la Junta de Control Fiscal para PR

por Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Note: the English-language post explaining the audio index is here. En la última reunión de cinco horas y media de la Junta de Control Fiscal para Puerto Rico se han tratado de muchos tópicos. Para aquellos de nosotros que estudiamos PR, fue fascinante. Por los demás, para Juan del Pueblo … bueno … probablemente no existen …

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Audio index for Control Board meeting audio streams available in EN and ES

by Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Date published: 20161122 174316 The PR Control Board’s 5½-hour meeting on Friday covered a tremendous amount of territory. For those of us who study PR and PR debt it was spell-binding. By contrast, the civilian population out there …  well …  there probably aren’t many things they’d find more boring. Not without reason: boring things are often unimportant things. Sometimes, though, in the …

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FULL STORY: Control Board announces guidelines; governor says he won’t follow them

by Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Date published: 20161122 094736 The bulk of the marathon third meeting of the eight-member Control Board tasked by Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future was testimony from stakeholders, though there were also major policy announcements made. In the course of the five-and-a-half hour meeting held Friday at the Conquistador Resort in Fajardo, PR …

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FULL STORY: Big take-aways from Control Board’s November 18, 2016 meeting

by Gil Hall, gil@prnewsroundup.com Posted: 20161121 084526 The bulk of the marathon third meeting of the eight-member Control Board tasked by Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future was testimony from stakeholders, though there were also major policy announcements made. The big take-aways were: 1. The PR government’s liquidity is bad and likely to get worse. 2. The Board …

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by Gil Hall gil@prnewsroundup.com Fajardo, PR – 20161118 083545 The Control Board appointed by the US Congress to supervise Puerto Rico’s finances for the foreseeable future meet today for the third time in Fajardo, PR at the Conquistador Hotel. The meeting starts at 7:30ET and will be broadcast live on the Board’s website. http://juntasupervision.pr.gov/Pages/Webcast-en-Vivo.aspx The documents to be discussed at today’s …

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