Keyword: Gene Roman
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To the editor: Since 1791, Congress has decolonized 37 territories into states, and one into independence.  They accomplished this through the territorial clause of the U.S. Constitution. more
To the editor: Latino Justice, a civil rights group based in New York City, is calling for an investigation of the territorial police in Puerto Rico. more
To the editor: If the Puerto Rico Political Status Act becomes law, the island will cease being a territory of the United States. It will become the 51st state, or perhaps the Associated Republic of Puerto Rico, or the Republic of Puerto Rico. more
I am writing to U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand as well as to U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres to express my disappointment regarding the proposed cut in housing assistance for military families. more
Puerto Rico wants to be a state. Some 52 percent of island residents said so in a locally sponsored plebiscite last November. more
Congressman Adriano Espaillat told the Podcast from Washington of El Nuevo Dia in San Juan, Puerto Rico, that he believes that 52.5 percent who voted for the statehood option during the Nov. 3 status plebiscite in Puerto Rico is not enough to advance a statehood bill. more
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