Nate Silver of Five Thirty Eight chatted with D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on the question of statehood —… Read More »Five Thirty Eight Hosts Norton and Hoyer in Statehood Discussion
Eleanor Holmes Norton
Almost 60 Democratic Member of Congress sent a letter last week to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and U.S. Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)… Read More »Congressional Democrats Ask for Medical Support for Puerto Rico
On October 24, 2017, members of Congress wrote a letter to Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, and Director of Office of Management and Budget, Mick… Read More »Members of Congress Recommend Steps to Get Puerto Rico Schools Back on Track
With the election of Jenniffer Gonzalez as Puerto’s Rico’s first female Resident Commissioner, five of the six non-voting representatives in Congress will be women for… Read More »Historic First: Five of Six Non-Voting Representatives to Congress will be Women
A hearing was held yesterday on the possibility of statehood for the residents of Washington, D.C. Like Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia has no… Read More »U.S. Senate Committee Considers Statehood for D.C.
Recognition by National, State and Grassroots Leaders Presidents of the United States President-elect Barack Obama, letter to Rep. Luis Fortuño, January 2, 2009. I… Read More »Congress Has an Obligation to Resolve Puerto Rico’s Status as a Territory of the United States