Puerto Rico’s pro-“commonwealth” political party is pushing to ignore the results of the plebiscite held on November 3, 2020. Instead, they want to try once… Read More »Commonwealth Status: A History of Rejection by the U.S.
Governor Ricardo Rossello spoke to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on February 26th in a hearing on the state of the… Read More »Rossello Speaks at Energy and Natural Resources Hearing
Members of Congress continued to express their support for Puerto Rico in remarks on Tuesday, October 3. In the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Minority… Read More »Members of Congress Continue to Discuss Relief for Puerto Rico
RNC Passes Resolution Affirming Equal Citizenship for All Americans – Including Residents of U.S. Territories
The Republican National Committee approved on Friday a resolution affirming equal citizenship for all Americans. The resolution was tailored to the United States territories of… Read More »RNC Passes Resolution Affirming Equal Citizenship for All Americans – Including Residents of U.S. Territories
The fate of U.S. citizenship in a new nation of Puerto Rico has been the subject of debate for many years. In Puerto Rico, intense… Read More »What Will Happen to U.S. Citizenship in a New Nation of Puerto Rico? The Word from Washington
For many years, Puerto Rico’s Popular Democratic Party (PDP) favored an “enhanced commonwealth” status. The party’s official statement about what that enhanced commonwealth might look like… Read More »Enhanced Commonwealth and Free Association
The Congressional Research Service, a non-partisan governmental resource for Members of Congress, has released a new report on Puerto Rico’s political status. The central thesis of… Read More »New CRS Report Issued on Puerto Rico Status