PUERTO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PUERTO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Puerto Rico utility’s finances spark concern http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195951-79/debt-puerto-rico-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195951-79/debt-puerto-rico-company.html.csp">Puerto Rico utility’s finances spark concern</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA COTO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:07:01.694-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Juan, Puerto Rico • U.S. investors on Thursday pressed Puerto Rico government officials about the financial health of the island’s power company amid fears it might soon seek to restructure millions of dollars in debt. The questions came after a nearly two-hour webcast in which officials sought to reassure investors and update them on steps being taken to stabilize the U.S. territory’s economy and generate additional revenue for its government. It was the first webcast held since Gov. Alejan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581959512014-07-17T18:07:01.694-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T18:07:01.694-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195951@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:07:01 MDT No more free tickets for Puerto Rico’s elderly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149658-79/puerto-rico-elderly-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149658-79/puerto-rico-elderly-free.html.csp">No more free tickets for Puerto Rico’s elderly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA COTO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T12:27:01.904-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Juan, Puerto Rico • A night at the theater — or an afternoon of baseball — will now take a bigger chunk of cash from the pockets of Puerto Rico’s elderly. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla on Thursday signed a law that eliminates mandatory free passes to people 75 or older during events at public installations. It also raises the age at which people get a 50 percent discount — to 65 from 60. Puerto Rico’s entertainment industry had been pushing for changes to the 1985 law, arguing that so many e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581496582014-07-04T12:27:01.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T12:27:01.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149658@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:27:01 MDT Fed chief says Puerto Rico needs economic action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110299-79/puerto-rico-dudley-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110299-79/puerto-rico-dudley-government.html.csp">Fed chief says Puerto Rico needs economic action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA COTO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T18:01:02.115-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 06:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Juan, Puerto Rico • Puerto Rico’s government needs to move quickly to adopt measures to help pull the island out of a nearly decade-long economic slump, the president of New York’s Federal Reserve Bank said Tuesday. William Dudley said during a visit to Puerto Rico that the New York Fed is working on a report that will analyze the U.S. territory’s fiscal health. He said Puerto Rico should aim to lower its debt, reform its tax system and strengthen labor market incentives, among other things....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581102992014-06-24T18:01:02.115-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T18:01:02.115-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58110299@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:01:02 MDT