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Michael A. Fletcher

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Revised forecasts show recession, fiscal crisis have crippled tax revenues and brought the commonwealth closer to disaster.

  • Jan 18, 2016

The action allows the territory to buy time as it waits to see if Congress will approve money for a bailout.

  • Dec 30, 2015

The spending bill offered no bankruptcy protection for Puerto Rico, which is facing the likelihood of cascading defaults in just weeks.

  • Dec 16, 2015

Some community leaders in Chicago and other cities seek a fervent backlash against all violent crime, not just crimes that involve police officers.

  • Dec 11, 2015

The number of households that are middle class is now matched by those that are either upper or lower income, a new Pew Research Center report finds.

  • Dec 9, 2015

Puerto Rico is moving toward default on $7 billion in loans.

  • Dec 1, 2015

How the Ferguson protests led to the resignation of the president of the University of Missouri.

  • Nov 22, 2015

The system is starting to crumble as the island runs out of cash.

  • Nov 5, 2015

The 100 largest chief executive retirement funds are worth $4.9 billion, which is about equal to the entire retirement account savings of 41 percent of American families.

  • Oct 30, 2015

Republicans and Democrats were cool toward the White House’s proposal — but for different reasons.

  • Oct 22, 2015
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