The candidates and parties in the recent presidential election spoke up for self-determination for Puerto Rico. Now Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, who also chairs… Read More »Congress’s Obligation to Resolve Puerto Rico’s Status
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced this week her plan to expand the Child Tax Credit for families with young children. The Clinton plan would double… Read More »Will Hillary Clinton’s Child Tax Credit Proposal Include Puerto Rico?
PROMESA, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act proposed by the House of Representatives, has been questioned and criticized from all sides since… Read More »Former President Bill Clinton Cites Concern about “a New Form of Colonialism” under PROMESA
The U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee’s hearing today on legislation to address the fiscal problems of government in Puerto Rico demonstrated the extent… Read More »Puerto Rico Bill Divisions Not Only Partisan
Clinton Announces Support for Puerto Rico Access to U.S. Bankruptcy Law, Cites Inconsistent Treatment in Economic Decline
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced this morning that she supports providing Puerto Rico’s public entities access to U.S. bankruptcy law to restructure the territory’s $72 billion in… Read More »Clinton Announces Support for Puerto Rico Access to U.S. Bankruptcy Law, Cites Inconsistent Treatment in Economic Decline
Forty additional members of the U.S. House of Representatives have sponsored the bill to make Puerto Rico a State in 2021 if Puerto Ricans vote… Read More »91 in U.S. House Have Sponsored Statehood Bill
A bill to make Puerto Rico a State January 1, 2021 if Puerto Ricans vote for the status again was formally proposed today in the U.S.… Read More »Puerto Rico Could be a State in 2021 under US House Bill