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.
On Tuesday, Thomas Rivera Schatz, the President of the Puerto Rico Senate, sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority… Read More »President of Puerto Rico Senate Urges Federal Lawmakers to Extend Child Tax Credit
Puerto Rico’s most recent plebiscite, held June 11, 2017, had a very clear outcome: 97% of voters chose statehood from the territory’s three status options… Read More »The Vote in Puerto Rico’s June 11 Political Status Plebiscite: Analysis
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) wrote to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director… Read More »Schumer and Leahy Urge “Full Force of Federal Government” in Disaster Relief
On October 19, 2017, United States Senators sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C. Duke expressing concern about the accuracy of… Read More »Democratic Senators Write to Trump Administration Officials with Concerns about Puerto Rico
On Wednesday, several members of Congress in both the Senate and House of Representatives expressed their support for Puerto Rico. Numerous Senators expressed their support… Read More »Members of Congress Speak Out for Puerto Rico Assistance
As results of the June 11 plebiscite vote have reached Washington this week, a number of congressional leaders have made statements or joined Gov. Rosselló… Read More »Washington DC Reacts to Puerto Rico Statehood Vote
The Puerto Rico Financial Oversight and Management Board wrapped up the business of its first formal meeting on Friday in 25 minutes. The meeting had… Read More »PROMESA Board Meets in NY Amidst Protests