Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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May 13, 2019 - 10:43 am
By ANDREW TAYLOR/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senate logjam...
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April 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
(KFTK) - Artists might want to begin designing a new layout for the stars on the American flag as politicians in Illinois propose turning the Windy City into the 51st state. The group of Republican lawmakers signing onto HR0101 feel Chicago and the state are at odds with each other when it comes to...
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Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló
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March 29, 2019 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Attempts to be diplomatic with President Trump have apparently gone out the window for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló as he made threatening remarks toward the Commander in Chief in an interview with CNN Thursday. “If the bully gets close, I’ll punch the bully in the mouth,”...
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Puerto Rico flag in San Juan
March 28, 2019 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle introduced a bill Thursday that would make Puerto Rico the 51st state. With support from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) presented the bill that would automatically make the island part of the union within 90 days...
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