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Fri Apr 16, 2021, 11:57 PM

Responses ahead of the Puerto Rico Status Hearing

For the first time since 2013, the Natural Resources Committee is holding a hearing which is broadly focused on Puerto Rico’s political status.

In 2013, the hearing concluded with a statement by the chair, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR).

“Two out of three of you seem to believe that the current status and enhanced Commonwealth are no longer options,” he said to the representatives of Puerto Rico’s major political parties. “So looking forward it seems to me that it’s especially important to see if the three of you can come to an agreement on the language of a ballot that, in effect, has two remaining options: statehood, or sovereignty as an independent air freely associated State.”

Wyden continued, “Absent an agreement of the three of you it seems that this will just go round and round some more.”

Read more: https://www.puertoricoreport.com/responses-ahead-of-the-puerto-rico-status-hearing/#.YHpbj9LPzIU

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msfiddlestix Apr 2021 #1

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Sat Apr 17, 2021, 12:37 AM

1. hmm. interesting. apparently they still haven't come to an agreement?

I can see Wyden calling out constant kicking down the road by not coming to a consensus.

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