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Puerto Rico Bill

Treasury Secretary Reminds Senate It Has 4 Days Before Puerto Rico Defaults On More Debt

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 06.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew sounded the alarm Monday on the looming deadline for the Senate to pass legislation to help Puerto Rico with...

Democrats Plan To Keep Fight Going Over Puerto Rico Bill

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Democratic lawmakers are pretty livid about legislation that is meant to give Puerto Rico -- home to 3.5 million American citizens -...

Progressives Still Don't Like The Puerto Rico Bill

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House is set to move on Republican-crafted legislation next week that would give Puerto Rico powers to restructure its crippling deb...

Why the Rush on the Puerto Rico Statehood Bill? Something Doesn't Add Up

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

A new bill is designed to craft an artificial majority for statehood where none exists now. Every time the people of Puerto Rico have been consulted on this issue through a plebiscite they've said no to Statehood.