House Presents Bill to Help Rescue Puerto Rico from Debt – FOX News Radio (blog)

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) It took a while to get here, but for the island of Puerto Rico, relief is in sight. In washington, lawmakers have struck a deal to rescue Puerto Rico from a major debt crisis. FOXs Jared Halpern has more from Capitol Hill: [audio:] After months of fits and starts over…

Congress Agrees On Plan To Help Puerto Rico Restructure $70 Billion Debt – NPR

After months of negotiation, Republicans and Democrats in Congress have agreed on a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its crushing $70 billion debt. It sets up a control board to investigate the U.S. territory’s murky financial picture and restructure its debt payments to creditors. Read the full article at: