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Tax Policy Helped Create Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis

https://taxfoundation.org/tax-policy-helped-create-puerto-rico-s-fiscal-crisis Tax Policy Helped Create Puerto Rico’s Fiscal Crisis June 30, 2015 Scott Greenberg   Gavin Ekins Yesterday, the governor of Puerto Rico announced that his government’s $72 billion of debts are not payable, in advance of $1.92 billion in … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Filed for Bankruptcy. Are You Surprised?: Joe Mysak 5-4-17 Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-04/puerto-rico-filed-for-bankruptcy-are-you-surprised-joe-mysak Puerto Rico Filed for Bankruptcy. Are You Surprised?: Joe Mysak by Joseph Mysak Jr @JoeMysak ‎May‎ ‎4‎, ‎2017‎ ‎2‎:‎15‎ ‎PM‎ ‎-04 Millstein Says Title III Was Inevitable for Puerto Rico When things get insane, municipalities can change the rules. … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico cannot compete with other Caribbean islands due to the Jones Act, minimum wage laws, excessive debt, per Peter Schiff

Puerto Rico cannot compete with the other Caribbean islands due to the Jones Act, minimum wage laws, excessive debt, per Peter Schiff.  His mains recommendations are to eliminate the Jones Act, eliminate minimum wage laws, restructure the debt.

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Helping Puerto Rico may start a whole new wave of bailouts

http://nypost.com/2016/03/22/helping-puerto-rico-may-start-a-whole-new-wave-of-bailouts Helping Puerto Rico may start a whole new wave of bailouts By Betsy McCaughey March 22, 2016 | 8:54pm If you have a retirement fund or pension, or you’re a taxpayer, get ready to have your pockets picked. The … Continue reading

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