Key Republican Senators Won’t Move Chapter 9 Bills for Puerto Rico

Casey, Jack
September 2015
Bond Buyer;9/30/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34386, p1
Trade Publication
Key Senate Republicans made clear during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Tuesday that they do not intend to move forward with bills providing Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection for Puerto Rico's authorities and instead want more information on the territory's struggling finances and $71 billion of debt as well as how to fix them.


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