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There were repeated deayas as lawmakes tried to hold together an agreement on pension cuts and tax changes.

 

It was originally hoped the session would only take a day, but Tuesday is now the earliest the session could be adjourned.

 

House Speaker Tina Kotel says the deal is still intact and that nothing had been removed at this point.

 

The sticking points for some lawmakers are the cost of living cuts to public employee retirement benefits and the agricultural regulation changes involving genetically modified crops from counties to the state.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.