Soto Introduces Puerto Rico Admission Act of 2019 — Puerto Rico Report

Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Dar­ren Soto (D‑FL) has intro­duced leg­is­la­tion that would call for the imme­di­ate admis­sion of Puer­to Rico as a new U.S. state. “You can see the island’s colo­nial sta­tus is not work­ing,” Soto was quot­ed as say­ing in the Wash­ing­ton Post. “It’s time to end the 120-year injus­tice of Puer­to Rico being a colony.”