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Iván ‘Pudge’ Rodríguez Holds Baseball Signing Event in Congress in Support of Statehood

(July 18, 2018 – Washington, DC)  Today, Puerto Rico’s Shadow Congressional Delegation, known as the Statehood Commission, hosted a members-only meet and greet in Congress alongside Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón. To mark All-Star Week, Shadow Representative and Hall of Famer Iván ‘Pudge’ Rodríguez signed baseballs with the message ‘Say Yes To Puerto Rico’ inscribed on…

Puerto Rico Shadow Congressional Members Meet with NAACP in Washington

March 13, 2018 – Washington, D.C. – Members of Puerto Rico’s shadow congressional delegation, known as the Statehood Commission, met today with leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at their Washington Bureau. Shadow U.S. Representatives Charles Rodríguez (D) and Alfonso Aguilar (R) thanked the NAACP for approving a resolution last…

Puerto Rico Shadow Congressional Delegation Urges Congress to Admit Puerto Rico as a State

Washington, DC – Members of Puerto Rico’s shadow congressional delegation, known as the Statehood Commission, sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to all Members of Congress urging them to admit Puerto Rico as the 51st State of the Union, marking the conclusion of the 100th anniversary of American citizenship being extended to Puerto Ricans. Puerto Rico…