Rosanna Torres

Director, Washington D.C. Office

Rosanna Torres is the Director of the Center for a New Economy’s office in Washington D.C. Rosanna joined CNE after ten years of public service in several roles within the federal government.

Prior to this role, she served as Legislative Director for a senior member of Congress, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, a role she assumed after having worked as a professional staff member in the House Small Business Committee. Rosanna also served as a Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she worked closely on the federal government’s response to Puerto Rico’s fiscal and economic crisis. She has experience at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget where she gained insight into the budget and appropriation process for multiple federal government agencies. Her first role in government was with the U.S. Census Bureau, where she also participated in detail programs with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Performance Improvement Council.

Rosanna holds a master’s degree in International Commerce and Public Policy from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Statistics from the University of Puerto Rico.

  Publications by Rosanna Torres

Why the Federal Government Should Support Puerto Rico’s New EITC

Published on November 14, 2019 / Leer en español Rosanna Torres Javier Balmaceda Puerto Rico faces a host of daunting challenges, including chronically high poverty (especially among children), low labor force participation, over a decade of economic decline, an unsustainably ...
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Sick and Abandoned

Published on October 5, 2019 / Leer en español Rosanna Torres Puerto Rico's Looming 2019 Medicaid Fiscal Cliff Think of one thing that scares you to your core. Whether it’s accidents or chronic conditions, whether it’s you personally or a ...
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Puerto Rico’s Renewal

Published on August 14, 2019 Rosanna Torres The summer of 2019 witnessed a masterful demonstration of civic engagement by the people of Puerto Rico. When accusations of corruption, misconduct, and deceit threatened to tarnish the island’s reputation, the people of ...
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