The Puerto Rico Statehood Commission and the Honorable Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) Invite you to a Congressional Briefing On:
Statehood for Puerto Rico and H.R. 6246, the Puerto Rico Admission Act of 2018
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
4:30 – 5:30 pm
340 Cannon House Office Building
U.S. House of Representatives
For over one hundred and twenty years, the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico have lived under the American flag, and now for more than 100 years we have shared the sacred bond of citizenship with our fellow citizens in the states. However, the lack of full participation in the federal government that makes and executes the laws that Puerto Rico lives under, and the ability of the U.S. Congress to treat Puerto Rico unequally under those laws has proven a fundamental limitation on the fulfillment of the full potential of our
We truly believe that with the equal rights and equal responsibilities that only statehood can offer our island’s citizens, we can not only transform Puerto Rico into a vibrant and prosperous jurisdiction, but also continue contributing to America’s progress and prosperity both at the national level and as the leader of the free world. This is the unfinished business of American democracy, and through sustained effort we will make America a more perfect Union.
• The Honorable Jenniffer González-Colón, Member of Congress (R-PR), Puerto Rico
• The Honorable Pedro Rosselló, Shadow Representative (D-PR) and Chair of the Puerto Rico Statehood Commission, Former Governor (1993 – 2001) and state Senator (2005-2009);
• The Honorable Luis G. Fortuño, Shadow Representative (R-PR), RNC National Committeeman, Former Governor (2009 – 2003) and Member of Congress (2005 – 2009)
If you wish to attend, please RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.