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Congresswoman Jenniffer González-Colón

Representing Puerto Rico

Press Releases

May 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC- The resident commissioner, Jenniffer González-Colón, announced new allocations of funds by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that add up to $ 101,923,948 to cover center expenses of infant care, health programs and scientific research.

May 24, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC- The resident commissioner, Jenniffer González-Colón, highlighted the funds allocated this week amounting to $ 347,522,735.85 by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Federal Agency for Emergency Management (FEMA) ranging from reimbursements for expenses related to Hurricane Maria recovery even for the development of public housing.

May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC- Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón promotes federal legislation so that veterans in Puerto Rico are treated on equal terms with veterans in the United States and have access to health coverage under the TRICare Prime program.

May 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC- The resident commissioner, Jenniffer González-Colón, announced the recommendation of an increase of $ 32 million in funds approved for the Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP).

May 21, 2018 Press Release

"I congratulate the Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, for the openness to a constant dialogue that has resulted in a positive agreement for Puerto Rico. That leadership and the opening of the Board have been key to protect the rights of our workers in the public and private sectors.

May 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC- La comisionada residente, Jenniffer González Colón, logró un compromiso expreso con la restauración ambiental del Caño Martín Peña en San Juan, por parte de la comisión encargada de asignar los fondos federales, el Comité de Apropiaciones de la Cámara de Representantes federal. 

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Today, I rise in respectful opposition to amendment number 28 to H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, introduced by the gentleman from the 6thCongressional District of Illinois, Mr. Peter Roskam. 

May 17, 2018 Press Release

 Washington DC- The resident commissioner, Jenniffer González-Colón, pleaded before the Committee of Agriculture of the Federal House of Representatives, for three amendments to the HR 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, better known as the "Farm Bill" that seeks to benefit to the participants of the Nutritional Assistance Program (NAP) in Puerto Rico.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington DC -The resident commissioner, Jenniffer González-Colón, thanked Ben Carson, federal Housing Secretary (HUD, for its acronym in English) and Under Secretary Pam Patenaude, for having acceded to his claim and the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, to extend for the third time the moratoria to foreclosures, for specific areas impacted by Hurricane Maria.

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