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

Letter to Congressional Leadership Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic in Puerto Rico

Published on April 8, 2020 Rosanna Torres PDFDear House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: As Congress considers another legislative package to meet the intensifying needs produced by ...
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Third Economic Stimulus Package in Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Published on March 27, 2020 Rosanna Torres PDF Version HIGHLIGHTS - WHAT’S IN IT? Put simply, a lot. This $2 trillion-dollar package is the largest economic stimulus package in U.S. history. As such, the 880-page bill includes provisions to help ...
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Congressional Response to Puerto Rico’s COVID-19 Outbreak

Published on March 24, 2020 Rosanna Torres PDF VersionThe past 4 years have been anything but easy for Puerto Rico. During this time, it has entered the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history; been hit by two powerful hurricanes that ...
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