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Secretary Lew to Travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico on Monday, May 9, 2016 as part of the Administration’s continued engagement with the Commonwealth to overcome its fiscal crisis.

While in San Juan, Secretary Lew will highlight how the debt crisis has already harmed the health, safety, and welfare of the 3.5 million Americans living in Puerto Rico. Secretary Lew will also reiterate his call for Congressional action that provides Puerto Rico with access to an orderly restructuring regime and independent oversight while respecting the Commonwealth’s self-governance.

Additional details regarding the Secretary’s travel will be provided as available.

Last Updated: 5/6/2016 11:47 AM