Government revenues were one of the many casualties of Hurricane Maria, and despite the Commonwealth’s continued pessimistic revenue outlook, there is possibly clearer skies forming. Prior to Hurricane Maria government revenues were growing, and the revenue data over the latest two months have been encouraging. Should current trends bear out, Maria’s negative impact on government revenues will have proved to be temporary, indicating that Puerto Rico will be better positioned to meet its current obligations than the current government estimates are recognizing.

Puerto Rico Assessment — General Fund Revenue Trends

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