Is a Federal Fiscal Control Board the Only Option for Puerto Rico? – Congressman Pedro Pierluisi
Click on the link below to watch Congressman Pedro Pierluisi’s final remarks at the Center for a New Economy’s forum “Is a Federal Fiscal Control Board the Only Option for Puerto Rico?” The event took place on March 2, 2016 at the National Press Club of Washington D.C. Scroll below to read a brief biography of Mr. Pierluisi.
Hon. Pedro Pierluisi
Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C.
Congressman Pierluisi has been Puerto Rico’s sole Member of Congress, known as the Resident Commissioner, since January 2009. He represents 3.5 million U.S. citizens, the most of any member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Pierluisi is an attorney with 24 years of legal experience in the public and private sector. He began his career in Washington, D.C. working as litigator at an internationally recognized law firm. From 1993 to 1996, he served as Attorney General of Puerto Rico. In that role, he supervised over 500 attorneys and argued two landmark constitutional law cases before the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. He was active in the National Association of Attorneys General and served as Chairman of its Eastern Region in 1996. Pierluisi is a graduate of Tulane University and The George Washington University Law School.