Vanessa Santo Domingo Cruz, electoral commissioner of the New Progressive Party (PNP), assured that the Office of Management and Budget (OGP) has already allocated the $ 1.8 million for the special election in which the officials who will go to Congress to request the statehood for Puerto Rico.
He indicated that this money was allocated yesterday. THE SPOKESMAN requested confirmation from OGP, but they have not confirmed the information at this time.
The allocation of these funds coincides with an expression of the Fiscal Control Board, which has indicated that it will not finance this special election to be held next month.
The Legislature has already sent Governor Pedro Pierluisi a bill that seeks to repeal this election and the first executive has already announced that he is going to veto the measure.