Puerto Rico: More than 100,000 jobs are at risk as Puerto Rico recovers

WASHINGTON — Nearly 100,800 jobs could be at risk of being lost when Puerto Rico’s recovery is complete, a top U.S. Treasury official said Friday.The jobs count is based on new jobs created and employment levels in each of the states that are not expected to return to full capacity until early 2019, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said at a […]

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Trump budget cuts $1.5 billion for local governments, fcu

By MICHAEL BLAKE A senior Republican lawmaker on Friday criticized President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for slashing funding for local government.The $1 billion cut in the budget proposal would affect about 20,000 local governments across the country.The plan calls for $1,100 in spending reductions for local authorities in 2018, a $50 cut in 2019, and a $250 cut in 2020, […]

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Trump budget cuts $1.5 billion for local governments, fcu

By MICHAEL BLAKE A senior Republican lawmaker on Friday criticized President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for slashing funding for local government.The $1 billion cut in the budget proposal would affect about 20,000 local governments across the country.The plan calls for $1,100 in spending reductions for local authorities in 2018, a $50 cut in 2019, and a $250 cut in 2020, […]

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