Statehood Decisions

“The power to create States belongs to the people who inhabit them; the power to admit them into the Union belongs to Congress.”– Senator Lewis Cass, speaking on the admission of… Read more »

Issues with HR 2070

The Natural Resources Committee will discuss both HR 1522 and HR 2070 this season. While there have been suggestions that the two could be combined in a compromise bill, supporters… Read more »

New Cosponsors for HR 1522

HR 1522, the Puerto Rico Statehood Admissions Act, now has 74 cosponsors. Four came on board in August and September. Rep. Seth Moulton Seth Moulton was a presidential candidate in… Read more »

Sen. Marco Rubio on Statehood

Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Dia reports that Senator Marco Rubio said that he doesn’t think the U.S. Senate is ready to admit Puerto Rico as a state. “Unfortunately, at this time… Read more »

500 Year Anniversary of San Juan

Today, September 15th, is the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. Students all over the country will learn about…Mexico. Mexico is the point of origin of… Read more »