Home > newsroom > Page
Bishop Statement on President’s PROMESA Oversight Board Appointments


WASHINGTON, D.C., August 31, 2016 - House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement on President Obama’s appointments to the Financial Management and Oversight Board (Oversight Board) established through the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (Public Law No. 114-187).

“We applaud the President’s swift action on these appointments so that the Oversight Board, in consultation with the Puerto Rican government, can begin its work.  These individuals possess the necessary competencies and experience to organize and implement the authorities created through PROMESA. This is the first step in establishing a new foundation for institutional transparency, fiscal accountability and economic revitalization for the Island and its people.”
 

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

Latest News

Bishop Statement on Redefining EPA’s WOTUS Rule

Today, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to redefine the “Waters of the United State...... Read more

Bipartisan Bill to Protect Endangered Fish Species in Pacific Northwest Heads to President Trump for Signature

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 3119, the Endangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act. This bipartisan bill provides states and tribes with the necessary tools to humanely manage sea...... Read more

Bishop Statement on House Passage of Bill Benefitting Indian Tribes

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) issued the following statement today after the House passed S. 245, which benefits Indian tribes developing energy resources and forest m...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events