From: The Honorable Pedro R. Pierluisi
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Date: 11/30/2015

Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis – Urgent Need for Action

Hispanic Federation invites you to a briefing with a panel of experts to discuss the Puerto Rico fiscal crisis and the solutions available through Congressional action.

In October, Hispanic Federation released Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis: Overview and Recommendations for ActionThis report touches on the causes and potential solutions for Puerto Rico’s current situation, and offers policy recommendations in various areas including debt renegotiation and relief, health care, and federal policy and funding formula assessment.


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

United States House Visitor Center


2:00 pm


Opening Remarks:

Rep. Pedro Pierluisi (PR)

Rep. Nydia Velázquez (NY)

Rep. José Serrano (NY)

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (IL)


Panel Presentation

(Moderator) Juan Cartagena

President & General Counsel

LatinoJustice PRLDEF


Deepak Lamba Nieves

Research Director

Center for a New Economy

Dennis Rivera


Partnership for Quality Care

Jose La Luz

Director of Public Policy


We urge your attendance to learn how to facilitate economic recovery for the island in response to its fiscal emergency. Please RSVP by clicking here and join us in a path forward for Puerto Rico.