What Is Ratification?

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The new Puerto Rico Statehood bill includes a requirement that Puerto Rico voters ratify the bill before Puerto Rico is admitted as a state. Some people are asking, “What does… Read more »

The New Puerto Rico Statehood Bill

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In a Press Conference, Puerto Rico’s Resident Commissioner and Florida Congressman Darren Soto announced the new Puerto Rico Statehood Bill. Sen. Martin Heinrich will work on the companion bill for… Read more »

Citizenship Anniversary

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Happy Citizenship Anniversary, Puerto Rico! On March 2, 1917, then-President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act. While it is sometimes confused with the Jones Act, also known as the Merchant… Read more »