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PDP House members slam NPP colleagues for postponing budget hearings

By The Star Staff

The Popular Democratic Party (PDP) House delegation chided the New Progressive Party (NPP) majority Monday for postponing hearings on the proposed fiscal year (FY) 2021 budget for Puerto Rico’s government this week, giving lawmakers barely four days of hearings to evaluate the legislation before the June 24 deadline to pass the bill.

The PDP delegation says the majority is paving the way for the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico (FOMB) to enact its own version of the budget, as has happened over the past three years, instead of approving the government’s version.

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