PONCE – After the result of the general elections on Tuesday in Ponce, the Ciudad Señorial will have the first woman to preside over the Municipal Legislature in Dr. Hilda Orengo Soler, being favored by her counterparts during the first working meeting held this Thursday.
“I assume this commitment with all the seriousness and rigor that it requires. And at the same time, with all the love I have for my City. Ponce prepares for new times. There are airs of changes, improvement and progress, and in the Municipal Legislature we will be ready to examine all the legislation, nominations for positions and matters that are among our duties to attend to, ”the family medicine specialist said in a written communication, after completing the first meeting of the members of the new Municipal Legislature of Ponce.
Orengo Soler received the unanimous support of his other fellow municipal legislators to preside over that body.
The newly elected president thanked her colleagues for the trust they place in her to lead and direct this team of legislative change, and stated that “I am very grateful to God for this historic moment, to my friends, legislators and Dr. Luis Irizarry Pabón for the demonstrated confidence. I am eager to start the work that will guide Ponce towards this transformation of a new city ”.
Together with Dr. Luis Irizarry Pabón as the new mayor of Ponce, for the Popular Democratic Party, the people elected the new group of municipal legislators.
Also making up the new Municipal Legislature: Iván Torres Morales, who will be the vice president of that legislative body, as well as the union leader María Cristina Martínez, who will be the new spokesperson for the parliamentary majority.