2017 Plebiscite Draft Ballot Released

The Puerto Rico State Elections Commissions has released a draft ballot for status referendum to be held on June 11, 2017. The ballot begins with… Read More

Congress Examines PREPA Agreement, Other Fiscal Challenges Facing Puerto Rico

On March 22, 2017, the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources held a… Read More

House Subcommittee Announces Hearing on PREPA Restructuring Support Agreement

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs has announced an oversight hearing on the status of the Puerto Rico Electric Power… Read More

PROMESA Board Approves Amended Fiscal Plan

Updated at 3/13  1:51 pm Puerto Rico’s fiscal board, created through the enactment of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), voted… Read More

González-Colón Marks The 100th Anniversary of Puerto Rico’s U.S. Citizenship

Early this morning in the House of Representatives, Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon made a statement recognizing Puerto Rico’s one hundredth anniversary of U.S…. Read More

FL Congresswoman Murphy Endorses Statehood for Puerto Rico

Florida Representative Stephanie Murphy (D) joined Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to support Puerto Rico statehood. “A… Read More

Former Governor Alejandro García Padilla: Citizen of the U.S. or Spain?

  Alejandro García Padilla (Popular Democratic Party), the former governor of Puerto Rico, is a U.S. citizen, as are all people born in Puerto Rico. According to recent press… Read More

New Data on Puerto Rican Migration to the States

A new report on migration for 2015 from the Puerto Rico Statistics Institute shows that people are still moving from the Island to the States… Read More

The Legal Reality of Free Association

As Puerto Rico prepares to vote on status options in its first federally-funded plebiscite, it’s important to make sure that voters fully understand the status… Read More

Puerto Rico to Vote on Status on June 11

Governor Ricardo Rossello (New Progressive Party/PNP) is expected to sign into law as early as today a bill that he supported which would hold a… Read More