Can Congress Help Puerto Rico?

The recent Senate Finance Committee hearing on Puerto Rico’s financial crisis included a lot of discussion of the health care problems in Puerto Rico. There was a lot of talk… Read more »

Senate Hearing on Puerto Rico’s Economy

Puerto Rico’s Resident Commissioner, Pedro Pierluisi, spoke at a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee on the economic position of Puerto Rico. He expressed frustration on behalf of the people… Read more »

What’s the Jones Act?

The Jones Act has been in the news a lot lately, since the governor of Puerto Rico asked that Puerto Rico should be exempt from the Act. If you’re following… Read more »

Senator Bob Menendez Calls for Help

  On September 15, Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey and eight other Latino Members of Congress sent a letter to the Treasury Department explaining why the federal government should… Read more »