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Politics & Public Policy

Pedro Pierluisi

Friday, October 4, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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"Congress complains about Puerto Rico's under performance. It's like starving a man & faulting him for hunger." – PEDRO PIERLUISI

Resident Commissioner Pierluisi speaks about the campaign for Puerto Rican Statehood. He discusses the injustices suffered by residents of Puerto Rico, who are U.S. citizens, but don't receive all of the same benefits as those living in the U.S. proper. Pierluisi also talked about allowing enough time for a transition in Puerto Rico's status, saying to do it right, it will take time

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