Puerto Rico in Congress

Puerto Rico is a territory belonging to the United States. As a territory, Puerto Rico has just one representative in the U.S.Congress: the Resident Commissioner. The current Resident Commissioner is… Read more »

Alaska Before and After Statehood

Alaska became a state in 1959, along with Hawaii. The experience of Alaska before and after statehood has some lessons for us when we think about how statehood might affect… Read more »