Sen. Jack Reed Cosponsors S 780

Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island is the newest cosponsor of S 780, the Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Bill in the Senate. This is the companion bill to the House’s… Read more »

Mark Up for HR 1522

Rep. Raul Grijalva has held two hearings on HR 1522, The Puerto Rico Statehood Admissions Act. He has said that he intends to hold a mark up session now that… Read more »

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 »